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The Azerbaijani State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre will present the play "Swan Lake" composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.

The cast includes the prima ballerina of Ukrainian National Opera and Ballet Theater Tatiana Lozova and honored artist of Ukraine Sergey Sidorsky.

Tatiana Lozova is one of the most popular and famous ballet dancers. Her performance was highly appreciated in Germany, France, Switzerland, Japan, Spain, Portugal, Italy, UK, USA, China, Mexico, Guatemala, Greece and Cyprus.

Sergey Sidorsky is Laureate of The ІV Serge Lifar International Competition of Ballet (2002), a diploma holder of the VIII Open Russian Ballet Competition Arabesque 2004. His repertoire includes: lead parts in Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty by P. Tchaikovsky, Count Albrecht (Giselle by A. Adam), Solor (La Bayadere by Ludwig Minkus) and many others.

The performance will be conducted by People's artist of Azerbaijan, professor Javanshir Jafarov.

The "Swan Lake" is a romantic ballet in four acts. The story of the ballet is based on a German fairy tale. It is about a prince named Siegfried. He falls in love with the Swan princess, Odette. She is a swan by day, but a young woman at night. She is under a magic spell that can only be broken by a man who will make a promise to love her for all time. Siegfried makes the promise. He is tricked though by the magician who cast the spell.

The ballet ends with the deaths of Siegfried and Odette.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is widely considered the most popular Russian composer in history. The works by great Russian composer are characterized by open-hearted melodies, impressive harmonies, which evoke a profound emotional response. His oeuvre includes 7 symphonies, 11 operas, 3 ballets, 5 suites, 3 piano concertos, a violin concerto, 11, 4 cantatas, 20 choral works, 3 string quartets, a string sextet, and more than 100 songs and piano pieces.

2016.05.26 / 20:27
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