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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
Rothbart, in disguise, arrives at the ball to the sound of trumpets accompanied by his own daughter Odile who Rothbart has cast a spell on to make her look identical to Odette. The one difference is that she wears black, Odile white.
Pictured: Russian ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev and Natalia Makarova of the Kirov Ballet, 1970.
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