Swan Lake Ballet
Melbourne City Ballet Theatre, State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine and Space Coast Symphony Orchestra present:
January 6, 2022 | One performance only at 6:30pm
Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky
The most in-demand ballet in the world! This is a full length Ballet in Two Acts with One Intermission. The full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on folklore and legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. The Melbourne City Ballet Theatre and the world-renown Ukrainian State Theatre of Ukraine join their forces for this masterpiece ballet, replete with Petipa and Ivanov’s original steps, glittering tutus, and sumptuous sets, ready to draw you into the fantasy all over again! We are pleased to announce that this year Tchaikovsky’s legendary score will be performed by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Aaron Collins! The Artistic Director of the Melbourne City Ballet Theatre, a graduate of the most prestigious ballet institution, Vaganova Ballet Academy, Formerly a Principal Dancer with the San Francisco Ballet and Dutch National Ballet, and First Soloist with Bolshoi Theatre and Mariinsky Theatre, Artem Yachmennikov will blend over 100 dancers from our community with 55 professional dancers of the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine into an unforgettable ballet magic!