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Swan Lake


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Margot Fonteyn , Rudolf Nureyev Music by TCHAIKOVSKY
Choreography by RUDOLF NUREYEV after PETIPA and IVANOV Scenery and costumes by NICHOLAS GEORGIADIS
At a royal palace in the 16th century Prince Siegfried is celebrating his coming-of-age, and the Queen Mother tells him the time has come to choose a bride.
This performance with Fonteyn and Nureyev of one of the most popular ballets was filmed at the Vienna Opera House in 1964 when this unique partnership was at the height of its success. Nureyev has also made a name for himself as a choreographer and this was one of the first full-length ballets he worked on. and members of the VIENNA STATE OPERA BALLET
Director TRUCK BRANSS A Unitel production


Unknown: Margot Fonteyn
Unknown: Rudolf Nureyev
Choreography By: Rudolf Nureyev
Costumes By: Nicholas Georgiadis
Directed By: John Lanchbery
Prince Siegfried: Rudolf Nureyev
Odette: Margot Fonteyn
Odile: Margot Fonteyn

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