Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Swan Lake

Tuesday's ballet Swan Lake at Opera was a beautiful production!
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Odette/Odile was danced by Alexandra Kozmér
Prince by Zoltán Oláh
&
the Master of ceremonies by excellent Miklós Dávid Kerényi
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Had seats on 3rd row,
like to sit in the front
and see how the feet of the dancers' work.
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Valéria Csányi conducted the Tchaikovsky's ballet.
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Swan Lake is a ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky,
composed 1875-1876.
The scenario,
initially in four acts
was fashioned from Russian folk tales
as well as an ancient German legend,
which tells the story of Odette,
a princess turned into a swan
by an evil sorcerer's curse.
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The ballet received its premiere
on February 27, 1877,
at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow
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