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Graeme Murphy's Swan Lake

 

The Australian Ballet’s most popular work returns

 
Graeme Murphy’s modern-day classic is a Swan Lake for the 21st century, charged with sensuality and heartbreak. The Australian Ballet’s most performed and most successful work has swept the world, reaping standing ovations and storms of tears in London, Paris, Tokyo, New York and Los Angeles.
 
After a sell-out season in Melbourne in 2013, this powerful production returns to Sydney for the first time since 2008. 
 
The romance of Odette and Prince Siegfried is updated (and complicated) to a contemporary love triangle with the addition of the Baroness von Rothbart, a slinky mistress who has no intention of releasing her freshly married lover. Murphy’s breathtaking pas de deux and massed swans are framed by legendary designer Kristian Fredrikson’s darkly sparkling lake, contrasted with the glittering magnificence of regal weddings and ballrooms.
 
This is the Swan Lake as you’ve never seen it before. 

 

"a masterpiece of design, concept and choreography, requiring outstanding dancers. This company deserves to hold its head high as one of the greatest in the world."
Herald Sun

 

"Murphy's Swan Lake...is a brilliant mix of classical and modern style,giving the oft-produced ballet a freshness and contemporary flavour"
Huffington Post

 

“The Australian Ballet puts fire into the lake”
Le Figaro, Paris

 

★★★★

"this Swan Lake is still exquisite."
Herald Sun


Discover more ...

McAllister in Conversation Saturday, 21 February 2015 - Join Artistic Director David McAllister for an intimate conversation with one of our principal artists.

Q & A Monday, 23 February 2015 - Stay behind after the Swan Lake performance for a special Q&A with Artistic Director David McAllister and our panel of artistic staff and dancers.

Pre-Performance Music Talk Wednesday, 25 & Friday, 27 February 2015 - Enjoy an intimate talk with Music Director Nicolette Fraillon as she shares her insights into the breathtaking music of Swan Lake.

Behind the Scenes of Swan Lake Thursday, 26 February 2015 - Don't miss a unique, behind-the-scenes look at the life of a dancer as they prepare for Swan Lake.

 

Credits
Choreography Graeme Murphy
Music Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Concept Graeme Murphy, Janet Vernon and Kristian Fredrikson
Creative associate Janet Vernon
Set and costume design Kristian Fredrikson
Original Lighting design Damien Cooper

 

Performed with Orchestra Victoria.

Day Date Time Special Details  

  Single Tickets
Adult 59 - 199
Pensioner 59 - 159
Senior * 59 - 169
Youth (26 and under) * 59 - 149
Full Time Student * 59 - 139
Children (17 and under) ** 59 - 129

Ticket prices may vary between performances and are subject to change without notice

Concession conditions apply

* Monday-Thursday performances and Saturday matinees only. Excludes opening night.

** All performances excluding opening nights

Transaction fees apply

 

Friday 20 February 7:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Madeleine Eastoe
Prince Siegfried:  Kevin Jackson
Baroness: Ako Kondo

 

Saturday 21 February 1:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Juliet Burnett
Prince Siegfried: Rudy Hawkes
Baroness: Miwako Kubota

 

Saturday 21 February 7:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Lana Jones
Prince Siegfried: Andrew Killian
Baroness: Laura Tong

 

Monday 23 February 6:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Madeleine Eastoe
Prince Siegfried:  Kevin Jackson
Baroness: Ako Kondo

 

Tuesday 24 February 7:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Juliet Burnett
Prince Siegfried: Rudy Hawkes
Baroness: Miwako Kubota

 

Wednesday 25 February 1:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Lana Jones
Prince Siegfried: Andrew Killian
Baroness: Laura Tong

 

Wednesday 25 February 7:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Madeleine Eastoe
Prince Siegfried:  Kevin Jackson
Baroness: Dimity Azoury

 

Thursday 26 February 7:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Lana Jones
Prince Siegfried: Andrew Killian
Baroness: Laura Tong

 

Friday 27 February 7:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Juliet Burnett
Prince Siegfried: Rudy Hawkes
Baroness: Miwako Kubota

 

Saturday 28 February 1:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Madeleine Eastoe
Prince Siegfried: Kevin Jackson
Baroness: Dimity Azoury

 

Saturday 28 February 7:30pm

Conductor: Nicolette Fraillon

Odette: Lana Jones
Prince Siegfried: Andrew Killian
Baroness: Laura Tong

 

Capitol Theatre
13 Campbell Street
Haymarket  NSW  2000

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