Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté © Photo: Christopher Wahl
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Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté © Photo: Christopher Wahl
Dance
“To say I’m stunned is an understatement ... [James] Kudelka has produced a work of endless fascination.” Paula Citron, The Globe and Mail

with the NAC Orchestra

A classical ballet masterpiece brought to life by ingenious choreographer James Kudelka. His provocative, passionate ideas and dynamic choreographic palette heighten the ballet’s mingling of sensuality and lyricism and add dark psychological complexity – renewing Swan Lake for contemporary audiences. As ethereal, graceful swans fill both the stage and our imaginations, Tchaikovsky’s glorious score and Santo Loquasto’s dramatic sets and costumes evoke a world of enduring emotional power and astonishing, singular beauty. Swan Lake will thrill you even as it sets your heart soaring.

The performances of The National Ballet of Canada at the National Arts Centre are made possible with support from Jerry and Joan Lozinski.

For information on the master class with Jonathan Renna please click here.

Performance is approximately 2 hours and 24 minutes including intermission

Heather Ogden and Guillaume Côté © Photo: Christopher Wahl
Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden in Swan Lake © Photo: David Cooper
Guillaume Côté and Heather Ogden with Artists of the Ballet in Swan Lake © Photo: David Cooper
Artists of the Ballet in Swan Lake © Photo: David Cooper
Sonia Rodriguez and Aleksandar Atonijevic with Artists of the Ballet in Swan Lake © Photo: Bruce Zinger
Artists of the Ballet in Swan Lake © Photo: Bruce Zinger

Artists

  • Choreography James Kudelka
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