Swan Lake at Artscape

Prima Ballerina Margarita Avdeeva as Odette.

A lavish, full-length production of Swan Lake, featuring acclaimed dancers from around the world and accompanied by the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, will be performed at the Artscape Opera House from Wednesday July 12 to Sunday July 23.

To meet the overwhelming demand for tickets, an additional performance has been added to the schedule on Wednesday July 12, at 7.30pm.

Swan Lake beckons the audience to another world in this classic tale of good triumphing over evil. This version was first performed in St Petersburg in 1895. Be captivated by Prince Siegfried’s love for the Swan Queen Odette, the corps de ballet moving in unison, glimmering swans and spectacular ballroom scenes.

Principal ballerina, Margarita Avdeeva, who comes from Uzbekistan, will share the lead role with Irina Kolesnikova, prima ballerina of St Petersburg Ballet Theatre.

Tickets range from R250 to R695 through Computicket or Artscape Dial-a-Seat on 021 421 7695.