Hailed by many observers as the greatest ballet of them all, Tchaikovsky’s sumptuous Swan Lake, is being beamed into Gainsborough on Sunday (25th January with Bolshoi Ballet Live at the Trinity Arts Centre.
One of the world’s most well-known ballets, with Tchaikovsky’s famous lyrical score, Swan Lake depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried.
At the palace, the royal family and their guests are gathered for Prince Siegfried’s birthday celebrations.
In a majestic ceremony, Siegfried is made a knight and young girls try to attract his attention, as he must choose a wife during the ball.
Overcome by the sudden awareness of his future responsibilities, he escapes into the night and meets a strange flock of swans by a magical lake.
White swan by day, human by night, the beautiful Odette awaits an oath of true love to break the curse.
Performed by the Bolshoi principals, soloists and Corps de Ballet, this enchanting masterpiece of love, deception and drama is being shown live at the Trinity Arts Ventre at 3pm.
Tickets priced £15 and £13 are available now from the box office on 01427 676655 or online at www.microsites.lincolnshire,gov.uk/tac