Swan Lake is one of the most famous classical ballets. This is a diamond in Tchaikovsky's repertoire, Petipa-Ivanov's production was recognized as the pinnacle of Russian ballet art.
The love story of Prince Siegfried and the beautiful princess Odette, turned into a swan by the curse of the evil sorcerer - Knight Rothbart, will not leave anyone indifferent.
In the libretto of "Swan Lake" motifs close to Russian literature are seen. Popular images of that era: the desire for beauty and the ideal and the inability to find it, the hope of happiness is betrayal and redemption of guilt at the cost of one's life.
The ballet takes place accompanied by a symphony orchestra.
About the troupe "St. Petersburg Ballet Festival":
In 2011, the St. Petersburg director Maxim Zhuchin created the Ballet "St. Petersburg Ballet Festival" which brought together young talented and ambitious artists from theaters in St. Petersburg. On the foreign side, the German company Ovation Events GmbH, which has been successfully operating in Europe for more than twenty years, initiated the creation of the team. The purpose of the creation of the team was the desire to acquaint fans and connoisseurs of classical ballet abroad with Russia with young stars, to help the artists to fully reveal their talent and open new names to the world. A great influence on the formation of the ballet was made by the famous choreographer Nikolai Boyarchikov. St. Petersburg Ballet Festival, conducts an active tour activity and the geography of the performances of the collective is enormous. Since the purpose of creation was foreign tour activity, the ballet is on tour 5-6 months a year. The tour of the band was a success in Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Iceland, Slovakia, Croatia, Finland and Sweden.
Enthusiastic reviews of the foreign press are proof of this:
"Graceful and absolute class! Applause was indescribable! "(" A graceful and absolute class! Admiration was indescribable! ") (Taunus Zeitung (Franfurt, Germany))
"Elegantly generous! As with an illustrated book ... With each subsequent act, the show became more and more fabulous ... "(Munchener Abendzeitung (Munich, Germany) )
"St. Petersburg Festival Ballet performed the show "The Nutcracker" at the highest level. "(" The St. Petersburg Ballet Festival presented "The Nutcracker at the highest level") (Herne Daily (Dortmund, Germany))
"A world-class ballet, equipped complex, brilliantly staged and technically perfect dance, beautiful to watch, a visual delight" ("A world-class ballet, fully equipped, brilliantly staged and technically excellently performed, beautiful spectacle, fun for the viewer") ( Soest Gazette (Germany))
"St.Petersburg Festival Ballet danced with a lightness, as if the laws of gravity would not apply to them ..." ("The St. Petersburg Ballet Festival" danced with such ease that the laws of gravitation are not applicable to it ... ") (Jeetze courier Salzwedel (Germany))
"The dance performance of" Sleeping Beauty "was perfect. St. "The St. Petersburg Festival Ballet, performing on stage, conjured up a fantasy world that was even too beautiful, to be real "(inFranken (Bayreuth, Germany))
"P.Tchaikovsky's" Swan lake "by St. Petersburg. Petersburg Festival Ballet, one of the best ballet companies in Russia, was an unforgettable experience at the Culture Center of Ludensheid "(" The Swan Lake "by Pyotr Tchaikovsky performed by the" St. Petersburg Ballet Festival ", one of the best Russian collectives, was an unforgettable experience for the Cultural Center of Lüdenscheid ") (Ludenscheid Abend Zeitung (Germany)
The artistic director of the ballet is Anton Ploome, the general director is Maxim Zhuchin.
Leading soloists of the collective: Anton Plom, Igor Kolb, Margarita Rudina, Alexey Nasadovich, Anton Korsakov, Elena Evseeva, Ilya Zabotin, Olesya Gapiyenko.
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