Swan Lake

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The darker version of the legendary ballet by Tchaikovsky at the Paris Opera is almost a "thriller," according to Rudolf Nureyev. In the main roles, the beautiful star Agnès Letestu - who gave her farewell to the stage last year - performs with her favorite partner José Martinez, and Karl Paquette, who has arguably the most  performances of the character Rothbart in the Paris Opera!

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Swan Lake, Op. 20

Swan Lake is a ballet in four acts composed by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky on a libretto by Vladimir Begichev. Its fairy-like plot was inspired by a German legend. The ballet was premiered in 1877 at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.   While the prince Siegfried celebrates his majority,…

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