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Swan Lake Ballet - 2018

Swan Lake Ballet - 2018

Classical | English


Kids above 6 years will be allowed in the following shows:

Mumbai (14th, 15th and 21st March) - Matinee shows

Delhi, 31st March - Matinee Show

Ahmadabad, 7th April - Matinee show

Kolkata, 14th April - Matinee Show

Co-produced by Navrasa Duende & Royal Russian Ballet.

Original Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov.

Renewed by Konstantine Sergeev in 1950.

Ballet Director - Anatoliy Kazatskiy

Choreographer - Vladimir Troschenko

Swan Lake is the most beloved and quintessential classical ballet. It is a timeless story of good versus evil. From the first yearning bars of Tchaikovsky`s score, it beckons you to another world, with it`s bewitched swan queen, doomed prince, glittering villainess and drifts of white tutus. Beautifully crafted and sensually romantic, it is simply stunning. Adored by audiences for over a hundred years, Swan Lake is the most famous ballet in the world.

The sublime transcendence of choreography that has been passed down generations after generations is unmatched, and the music of Tchaikovsky is never more attuned to the struggles of the heart than in this poignant work. The twinned role of the radiant white swan and the scheming, duplicitous black swan tests the full range of a ballerina`s powers. A truly international troupe of dancers will create mesmerisingly elegant swans.

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) was the leading exponent of 19th Century Romanticism in it`s characteristically Russian mould, which owed as much to the French, Italian, and German traditions. Any attempt to proclaim a single masterpiece of any genre of music as the greatest or the most influential, or even the most enjoyable is generally meaningless. Yet when it comes to ballet music, all three superlatives tend to coalesce around one work above all others Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky`s Swan Lake. The practice of the time was for a composer to closely tailor a ballet score to a detailed scenario. In this instance, he had little direct guidance from the authors and was left largely to his imagination. As a result, the music was structured in broad gestures and treated rather in the manner of a symphony.

Tchaikovsky`s innovations were too complex and ahead of times to find initial acceptance and success. It took a lot of understanding over the years to appreciate the complex musical composition and choreograph dance sequences accordingly. The music went much beyond mere accompaniment and support and has immense melodic and psychological depths.

The symphonic craft that Tchaikovsky brought to the theatre was as revitalising as the touch of theatre that he brought to symphony writing. Indeed, the foremost quality most often attributed to the Swan Lake score is it`s symphonic nature, an innovation for the genre. His music score captures the full range of human emotions: from hope to despair, from terror to tenderness, from melancholy to ecstasy. The moods extend from the exquisitely tender violin solo of the Swan Dance Andante to the thundering explosions of the finale, with an abundance of vividly variegated numbers in between. By treating ballet as a subject worthy of musical imagination, Tchaikovsky not only created an enduring masterwork but also set a new standard for the role of music in ballet.

Navrasa Duende is a new venture from Energo India - a renowned 28-year-old Indian industrial group - in the realm of arts and entertainment. The organisation has it`s roots in it`s founder`s strong belief in promoting performing arts of all genres, including modern, traditional, and popular works from India and around the world. The company endeavours to create, manage, and promote unique productions of live entertainment across countries in a wholesome manner, comprising music, dance, theater, cinematic arts, visual arts, fashion, literature, wellness, and architecture. The quest to explore diverse cultures and art forms, introduce them to global audiences, and create an impact on the lives of people is at the core of Navrasa Duendes goals.The organisation also aims to discover and promote young talent from the far-reaching corners of the globe and to provide them with a platform to showcase their artistic flair. Through collaborations with esteemed artists and veteran performers, Navrasa Duende looks forward to fostering an environment of thriving creativity.

Royal Russian Ballet theatre was founded in 2008 in Ukraine in order to save and promote the best traditions of Russian classical ballet around the world. Classical ballet is the main priority of the theatre - staging and presenting the most famous classical performances of world heritage. The ballet troupe includes 55 best ballet dancers from Russia, Ukraine and Europe. They are graduates of the famous ballet schools of Moscow, Perm, Voronezh, Kiev, Kharkov, Minsk and Chisinau. In many success tours, their art has been appreciated by viewers in more than 20 countries, including USA and Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Honduras, Salvador, Costa-Rica, Venezuela, Guatemala, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, China and, of course, Russia and Ukraine.

Media Quotes:

You wouldn`t want to miss the Russian ballet, Swan Lake.

- The Hindustan Times

The Navrasas of Tchaikovsky.

- Live Mint

The White Swan pirouettes with elegance.

- The New Indian Express

Director Anatoliy Kazatskiy has maintained the classical nature of the performance...a packed hall at Delhi`s Siri Fort auditorium watched fascinated...Matsak Natalia was convincing as a figure of innocence- but she seemed to enjoy being evil more.

- The Indian Express

Odile sweeps in and steals the show with her mesmerising pirouettes.

- The Telegraph

Matsak Natalia is mesmerizing as both Odette and Odile- the ballerina has done some 2,000 shows of Swan Lake so far and is perfection is personified.

- Outlook

Another thing that drew ones attention was the stage. Set up with huge paintings to give the impression of the interior of a palace and the lake side in different acts, these were like murals The scene stealer was prima ballerina Matsak Natalia...full scope of her talent became even more pronounced in the act that followed, where she was phenomenal Certainly a weekend treat that will stay with me for some time.

- The Pioneer

Tchaikovskys Ballet Swan Lake Dazzles with it`s Universality...The lighting is perfect... Tchaikovskys Put a Spell on You...Two of the most powerful performances were delivered by the Court Jester played by senior dancer Gavryshkiv Andrii and Odille(the BlackSwan) played by prima ballerina Matsak Natalia, who has done over 2,000 shows of Swan Lake around the world.

- The Quint.

Check out what we thought about it on our blog.

Terms and Conditions

  • Age limit: Below 10-year-olds shall not be allowed, and above 10-year-olds shall need valid entry tickets.
  • Entry time for the event: 45 minutes before the event.
  • No latecomers will be permitted once the show starts. The next entry window will open after 35 minutes.
  • Please carry a Valid ID proof along with you.
  • Tickets once booked cannot be exchanged, cancelled or refunded.
  • The Credit and Debit Card holder must be present at the ticket counter while collecting the ticket(s).
  • The Ballet is in 4 Acts, no entry will be permitted during the Act. Please take your seats in time.
  • Cell phones must be switched off inside the venue. Avoid movements and maintain silence during the show.
  • GST collected is paid to the department.
  • Security procedures, including frisking remain the right of the management.
  • No Outside food or beverages allowed inside the venue.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited.
  • No dangerous or potentially hazardous objects including but not limited to weapons, knives, guns, fireworks, helmets, lazer devices, bottles, musical instruments will be allowed in the venue and may be ejected with or without the owner of the venue.
  • The sponsors/performer/organizers are not responsible for any injury or damage occurring due to the event.
  • Any claims regarding the same would be settled in courts in Delhi.
  • People in an inebriated state may not be allowed entry.
  • The organizer and the venue shall not be liable for any difficulties caused by an unauthorized copy or reproduction of this invite.
  • We do not take responsibility for the loss or theft of any personal belongings or any injury that the invite holder may incur at the event.
  • Parking in the event premises is at the risk of the vehicle owner. Organizer will not hold responsibility for any damage or theft of any vehicle within the stipulated parking premises of the event.
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