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Swan Lake Showing this Sunday at Palace Cineplex and Palace Multiplex

Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘Swan Lake’ in performance.

Bolshoi Ballet's Swan Lake encores this Sunday at the Palace Cineplex and Palace Multiplex. At the palace, the royal family and their guests are gathered for Prince Siegfried's birthday celebrations. In a majestic ceremony, Siegfried is made a knight; young girls try to attract his attention, as he must choose a wife during the ball. Overcome by the sudden awareness of his future responsibilities, he escapes into the night and meets a strange flock of swans by a magical lake.

White swan by day, human by night, the beautiful Odette awaits an oath of true love to break the curse. The great legend of the enigmatic swan/woman is one of the most romantic classical ballets, appropriately set in the era of courtly romance and characterised by elegance, style and harmony.

With Tchaikovsky's famous lyrical score, 'Swan Lake' depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried, and will no doubt be performed to perfection by the unparalleled virtuosity of Russia's great Bolshoi Ballet. This universal and enchanting masterpiece of love, deception and drama is a must-see.

Music: Piotr Tchaikovsky

Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich

Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich