Ballet «Swan Lake» (Ballet Theatre Tchaikovsky)

Ballet «Swan Lake» (Ballet Theatre Tchaikovsky)

Theatre Tchaikovsky's ballet is an immortal masterpiece of PI Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake". Choreography and staging version of Petipa-Ivanov, who is recognized as a classic, after two less successful previous versions. As is well known, "Swan Lake" - most of all ballets put on the world stage. The premiere took place at the Bolshoi Theatre in 1877.

Beautiful girl Odette has been turned into a swan queen rejected by her evil sorcerer Rothbart. One day Prince Siegfried is celebrating his birthday. While over the park, where the festivities took place, he flew a flock of swans, and the boy wanted to see closer beautiful white birds. So Siegfried meets Odette cute that he tells his sad story. He fell in love with a swan-girl and decided to save her from the evil spell.

But the boy's parents are forced to choose a bride. Under their pressure, Siegfried chooses Odile, which is very similar to Odette. When the young man realized his mistake, he is trying his beloved back to human form, but they both die in the raging waves of the lake.

Music: Tchaikovsky
Orchestra: Performance has accompanied the "Congress of the orchestra."
Production by: M. Petipa, L.Ivanov at hud.ruk edition. E.Menshikovoy
Troupe: On the stage troupe of St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre. Tchaikovsky (hud.ruk -. E.Menshikova)
Duration: 2 hours and 40 minutes with two intermissions.


  • For the event in the Hermitage Theater, the cost of tickets is provided for citizens of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus, for foreigners, an additional payment is possible from the administrator prior to the start of the event.
  • Children under 5 years of age (inclusive) are admitted for free (without a ticket), provided that they will sit with their parents on their laps.


Marta Gómez 08.08.2018
Excellent performance and beautiful theatre!
Sarah Katz 07.08.2016
The ballet was an excellent performance

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