The 205th theatrical season THE UPDATED VERSION Pyotr Tchaikovsky "SWAN LAKE" Ballet in 2 acts (with one intermission) Duration: 2 h 40 min. Libretto according to the scenario by Vladimir Begichev and Vasily Geltser The play used fragments of choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky, Sergeyev, Konstantin, Lev Ivanov, and Yuri Grigorovich Premiere updated version – November 23, 2014 The author of the new choreographic version is the honored artist of Russia Yuri vasyuchenko Set designer – honored artist of Ukraine Evgeniy Gurenko Costume designer – honored artist of Ukraine Natalia Bevzenko-zinkina Fashion designer, costume designer – Sergei Vasiliev BRIEF CONTENTS Prologue The terrible spell of the magician Rothbart turns the beautiful Odette and her friends into swans, and only at night can they assume human form. Only sincere and infinite love will be able to remove that spell. Act I In the garden in front of the castle, Prince Siegfried is celebrating his coming of age. Guests, the charming maid of honor, best friend of Prince Benno having fun. Funny Clown entertains all dancing. The Princess, the mother of Prince, informs those present that at tomorrow's ball, Siegfried must choose a bride. But the Prince has not yet met the girl that could love. The guests leave the garden. Siegfried sees in the sky a flock of white swans, and took the crossbow, goes into the forest. Shore of the lake. Another moment and the Prince's arrow pierces a beautiful bird. But, suddenly, the Swan turns into a girl, and her beauty enchants Siegfried. Learning from Odette about the mystery of its transformations, and Siegfried swears undying love and fidelity. Rothbart watching Odette and Siegfried. He decides to keep the Prince to break the oath to Odette forever remained in his power. ACT II A ball at the castle of the Princess Regent. Siegfried to choose a bride among the noble girls, but none of them attracted the attention of the Prince: all his thoughts are only of Odette. Suddenly appear Rothbart and Odile, are remarkably similar to Odette. Bewitched by an evil genius, the Prince mistakes Odile for Odette. He is infatuated with her seductive charms and repeats her vow to Odette. Rothbart is celebrating: now Odette and her friends will forever remain a Swan. The witch disappears along with Odile, and the Prince rushes in despair to the Swan lake. Shore of the lake. The evil genius triumphs. Prince looking for Odette to beg her forgiveness: it is at the ball he thought he saw her, and to her were addressed his words of love. Begins storm, which causes Rothbart, wanting to get in the way of Siegfried. The Prince fights the magician, proving his love for Odette. At the decisive moment of the match Odette saves a loved one from a fatal blow. The power of love of Odette and Siegfried destroying the spell of the evil sorcerer.
The events in Odessa at 19 September 2021
19 September 2021, 18:30
from 50 to 650 UAH
place: The Opera and ballet theatre (Tchaikovsky lane, 1)