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Peter Schaufuss’ Ballet – Swan Lake, Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Choreographer – Peter Schaufuss Composer – Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Reviewer – Bethaney Rimmer [Rating:3.5] Composed by Tchaikovsky in the late 19th Century, Swan Lake is a well-known ballet with an enchanting and heart-wrenching story. If you go to see Peter Schaufuss’ production with no previous knowledge of classical ballet or Swan Lake then it’s more likely that you’ll be taken ...

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Moscow City Ballet: Swan Lake – The Hawth, Crawley

Composer: Pyotr Tchaikovsky Producer: Victor Smirnov-Golovanov Ballet Mistress: Lyudmila Nerubashchenko Reviewer: Bill Avenell [rating:3.5]   The phrase ‘curates egg’ springs to mind. Having enjoyed a number of Moscow City Ballet productions over the year, Swan Lake certainly was enjoyable but perhaps not quite as pleasing as productions in previous seasons. As my young companion suggested, it did not have quite ...

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Swan Lake – The Bristol Hippodrome

Music: Pyotr IlyichTchaikovsky Choreographers: Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov and Sergei Bobrov Reviewer: Barbara Michaels [Rating:3.5] Swan Lake is perhaps the greatest classical ballet of all time. It is also possibly the most difficult. Not only is the technique required of the highest possible echelon, but, in the hundred and thirty years since its first performance in Moscow, it has been ...

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Swan Lake – Theatre Royal Plymouth

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Marius Petipa, Lev Ivanov &Peter Wright Reviewer: Kathryn M. Bartlett [rating:5] Tchaikovsky’s wonderful 19th Century masterpiece about the quest for true love is exquisitely brought to the stage in the highest calibre that only the very best ballet companies such as the Birmingham Royal Ballet can deliver. An immensely talented group of artists from this ...

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Birmingham Royal Ballet: Swan Lake – The Lowry, Salford

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography: Peter Wright, Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa Reviewer: Dave Cunningham [Rating:5] The Lyric Theatre at the Lowry is so big that it can dwarf productions. The Birmingham Royal Ballet’s version of ‘Swan Lake’ uses every inch of the stage to give a show on an epic scale. Designer Philip Prowse provides sets that would be ...

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