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The Israel Ballet: White Swan

The Israel Ballet: White Swan

14th October, 2017
8.00 pm

National Theatre — Main Stage

Ticket prices: 2500 Ft, 3500 Ft, 4500 Ft, 5500 Ft

National Theatre

Bajor Gizi park 1.
+36 1 476 6800

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White Swan

The Israel Ballet: White Swan

  1. Swan Lake
  2. Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  3. Stage adaptation: Nina Gershman, Julia Levin
  4. Set: Anna Chroshtzeva
  5. Costumes: Margarita Alexandrov
  6. Lighting: Avi Yona Bueno (Bambi)
  7. Choreographer: Lev Ivanov

  8. Swan Lake – Suite
  9. Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  10. Arranged by: Julien Tarride
  11. Costumes: Andonis Foniadakis, Margarita Alexandrov
  12. Lighting: Avi Yona Bueno (Bambi)
  13. Choreographer: Andonis Foniadakis

Founded in 1967 to perform great classical pieces, the Israel Ballet, which is now led by Lea Lavie Fishbein, is considered one of the world’s leading companies. They are the only company in Israel to keep classical choreographies, like those of George Balanchine, on their repertoire. At their Budapest performance, they present a revived version of a choreography by Lev Ivanov (1834–1901), a great figure of dance history.

White Swan is a special journey through the history of the art, from the classic age to contemporary dance. In the first part, the second act of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, one of the most popular classical ballets, is presented, with Lev Ivanov’s choreography, while in the second part, the world-famous Greek choreographer, Andonis Foniadakis counterpoints the original ballet as he explores the dark recesses of the story in a work based on the Swan Lake suite.



Dance performance in one act.

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