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Preview: Swan Lake by the United Ukrainian Ballet

Direct from the London Coliseum, The United Ukrainian Ballet will arrive in Singapore this October to stage the world’s most loved ballet, Swan Lake. Originating from the first immortal bars of Tchaikovsky’s score, Swan Lake transports the audience to another world with this classic tale of good triumphing over evil. 

The United Ukrainian Ballet brings together award-winning dancers from Ukraine’s finest ballet houses, including The National Opera of Ukraine, Kharkiv Opera Theatre, Odessa Ballet Theatre and Lviv Ballet Theatre. Each member of the Company tells their own heart-warming story of how they had escaped the devastating war in their homeland to star in this awe-inspiring production. 

With breathtaking scenery, magnificent costumes, sublime music and a deeply moving story, Swan Lake is a highly-acclaimed ballet that continues to thrill audiences and draw praise from all the world. Originating from the first immortal bars of Tchaikovsky’s score, the ballet will transport the audience to another world with this classic tale of good triumphing over evil. Featuring Prince Siegfried’s love for the Swan Queen Odette, the unforgettable corps de ballet moving in magical unison, glimmering swans and spectacular ballroom scenes, this glorious tale will also, inspire awe and wonder.

Featuring Prince Siegfried’s love for the Swan Queen Odette, the unforgettable corps de ballet moving in magical unison, glimmering swans and spectacular ballroom scenes, this glorious tale is sure to fill the soul with reverence and wonder.

Based in The Hague, Netherlands, The United Ukrainian Ballet lives and works at the former Royal Conservatoire building which was given to the Company through the generous support of local businesses and the Netherlands government. Ahead of their Singapore season of Swan Lake, the Company of more than 50 are preparing for upcoming performances at the Royal Theatre Carré in Amsterdam and the prestigious London Coliseum.

Witness a powerful and moving interpretation of one of the greatest romantic ballets of all time, led under the artistic direction of former prima ballerina of the Dutch National Ballet, Igone de Jonge. Performed by world-class artists united by the tragedy of war and their hope for the future, this majestic production of Swan Lake is set to be the most emotional dance performance of the year.

Swan Lake runs from 13th to 15th October 2022 at the Sands Theatre. Tickets available from Marina Bay Sands

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