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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
In a version danced by National Ballet of Canada in 2010, Odette forgives Siegfried for his betrayal but just as the lovers make-up, Rothbart summons forth a violent storm. Rothbart and Siegfried struggle and the sorcerer overcomes the prince, leaving Odette to mourn the dead Siegfried. Pictured: Rudolf Nureyev directing the Paris Opera Ballet in, 1988.
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