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Get the story behind Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece Swan Lake, a ballet that continues to thrill audiences with its romance, drama, tragedy and exquisite score
Siegfried naturally mistakes Odile for the woman he danced with in the forest and immediately whisks her on to the dance floor. He then announces to the court that he intends to make Odile his wife. Too late, Siegfried sees Odette and realises his mistake.
Pictured: Alys Shee and Jonathan Davidsson of the Royal Birmingham Ballet dance the Black Swan pas de deux
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