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American Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake

Opera House

American Ballet Theatre’s quintessential production of Swan Lake returns to pull D.C. audiences back under its spell. Journey to the enchanted lake, complete with soaring choreography, hauntingly beautiful music, and extravagant sets.

 

Feb. 21 - 25, 2024

Production Information

  • Genre

    Dance

  • Live Music By

    ݮƵѰapp Opera House Orchestra

  • Presenting Sponsor

    Bank of America

Christine Shevchenko and Calvin Royal III in Swan Lake. Photo by Rosalie O’Connor.

Program

American Ballet Theatre’s quintessential production of Swan Lake returns to pull D.C. audiences back under its spell. Journey to the enchanted lake with Kevin McKenzie’s magnificent production set to Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s classic score—a glorious fable of dreamlike transformation, evil trickery, and ill-fated passion.

Beyond the cinematic spectacle and captivating storytelling, what keeps bringing ballet aficionados back and drawing new audiences in is the opportunity to see ABT’s world-renowned roster of stars performing challenging classical repertoire. Prepare to be transported to a land of wonder, featuring the unforgettable corps de ballet moving in magical unison as the majestic, glimmering swans. Complete with soaring choreography, hauntingly beautiful music, and extravagant sets and costumes, this spellbinding classic continues to inspire and enchant audiences.

Quote

“Gorgeous…a radiant eyeful. A marvel to witness.”

The Washington Post

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