The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake (2020) Live

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  • Wed 1 Apr
  • Sun 5 Apr
  • 19:15

Synopsis

Liam Scarlett’s glorious production of Swan Lake, new in 2018, returns for its first revival. While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent designs breathe new life into what is arguably the best-known and most-loved classical ballet. The entire Company shines in this eternal tale of doomed love, a masterpiece filled with iconic moments. Tchaikovsky’s first score for ballet soars with its symphonic sweep and combines perfectly with exquisite choreography from the grand pas de deux of Prince Siegfried and Odile to the swans at the lakeside. An intoxicating mix of spectacle and intimate passion, the overall effect is irresistible.

Rating:
U
Universal - Suitable for allA U film should be suitable for audiences aged four years and over, although it is impossible to predict what might upset any particular child. U films should be set within a positive framework and should offer reassuring counterbalances to any violence, threat or horror. If a work is particularly suitable for pre-school children, this will be indicated in the BBFCinsight.
Advisory:
no material likely to offend or harm
Released:
01/04/2020
Duration:
180 min
Genres:
Program
Director:
Liam Scarlett
Writer:
Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Starring:
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
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