Visit the most iconic ballet in the world. Swan Lake is a golden standard of a ballet performance. Visiting it in Russia makes even more sense. St Petersburg is still a capital of Russian ballet and heart of Imperial Russian Dance.
Visit: Marina Wilson Private Tours, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictRussian Ballet is a phenomenon of dancing art famous all over the world. It is a comparatively new dance but the popularity it gained is hard to overestimate. Swan Lake is a ballet in its best manifestation. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky created this masterpiece in one of the most dramatic moments of his life and you definitely feel it in the music. The ballet libretto is very simple but this is what makes music and dancing stand out.Millions of people see the Swan Lake ballet every year. Enjoy it on the authentic Russian stage!The show starts at 18:30 - 20:00 ( depending on the Theatre) and lasts for about 2,5 hours. You can get to the theatre on your own or add a hotel pick-up and drop-off.During the show, it is not advisable to take photos but you can take them during the intermissionImportant! There are 5 possible stages for the show: the Hermitage Theatre, The Mariinsky Theatre, The Mikhailovsky theatre, Aurora ballet hall in St-Petersburg hotel and the Alexander Theatre. You will be given the address on the voucher and after booking the manager contacts you to inform where the show takes place.