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The Russian State Ballet and Orchestra of Siberia present two iconic classical ballets, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty when they visit the New Victoria Theatre, Woking from Thu 22 – Sat 24 March.
Formed in 1981, The Russian State Ballet of Siberia has quickly established itself as one of Russia’s leading ballet companies and has built an international reputation for delivering performances of outstanding quality and unusual depth. The soloists and corps de ballet are superb, and never fail to delight audiences with their breathtaking physical ability and dazzling costumes.
The company perform two ballets whilst in Woking, Swan Lake, often thought of the greatest romantic ballet of all on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 March at 7.30pm and the favourite fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty on Saturday 24 March at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.
Swan Lake is an immortal love story filled with magic, emotion and beauty. Set to Tchaikovsky’s hauntingly beautiful score the beautiful dancers take the audience on a journey from the opulence and splendour of the magnificent court room to the exhilarating lake scenes where swans play in perfect formation.
Sleeping Beauty offers a feast for the senses, set to Tchaikosky’s rich score the ballet is based on the Brothers Grimm’s version of Perrault’s work – Dornroshen. A tale of good versus evil set in the fantasy world where the Lilac Fairy struggles against the evil Carabosse.
With stunning choreography, sumptuous costumes and exquisite performances from this renowned company prove that this is not to be missed by ballet and dance lovers alike.