7:30PM Friday, 22 November, 2019 NZST  at  Civic Theatre, Invercargill
Swan Lake - Imperial Russian Ballet Company

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia & New Zealand with Swan Lake... the most loved classical ballet of them all.

This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline. Subtle revisions and variations have been introduced by Gediminas Taranda, Artistic Director of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company.

Swan Lake crosses the world of magic and mystical creatures with that of the real world. It is a story where the virtues of love and forgiveness in the end conquer evil and betrayal.

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company was formed in 1994, headed by the Bolshoi Theatre soloist Gediminas Taranda. The Imperial Russian Ballet Company comprises 40 dancers from the major ballet schools of Russia.

"Bold, Brave Russians"
"In a night that overflows with all things ballet, you can't help be swept up by the sheer panache of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company dancers."

- The West Australian

"The Russians Know Best. Perhaps it is true after all that only the Russians can do the classic Swan Lake."
- Jenny Stevenson, Dominion Post