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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
As heir to the kingdom, his mother tells him he must use the occasion to choose a wife from amongst the guests. Unhappy that he can’t marry for love, Siegfried escapes to the forest with a group of friends and the crossbow his mother gave him as a birthday present.
Pictured: The Imperial Russian Ballet perform Swan Lake at the international music festival in Sarajevo, 2006.
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