Mariinsky Ballet: Swan Lake
Russia’s historic Mariinsky Ballet—one of the most influential classical companies for more than two and a half centuries—returns to the Kennedy Center with the romantic masterpiece Swan Lake, in which the forces of evil are no match for true love.
View the Cuesheet performance guide online or use the resources below to go deeper.
- Be sure to check out Mariinsky Ballet’s website for more on the company and choreographer.
- Visit PBS for a more in-depth look at Swan Lake and the production’s rich history.
- Love the music? Learn all about composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky on biography.com features classical composers, musical technique, scores, and history.
- Brush up on your ballet basics with Ballet Austin’s helpful handbook.