Swan Lake, one of the most famous ballets of all time, is being presented on 22 and 23 November at the Badminton Theatre in Athens, Greece by the Russian State Ballet. Swan Lake was first performed at the Bolshoi Theatre on 4 March 1877. It was the first composition for a ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and evolved into one of his most popular works. Since then, Swan Lake has consistently won first place in audiences' hearts throughout the world.
The longest running ballet in London's West End and on Broadway, which also marked the opening of Badminton Theatre in January 2007 and attracted 25,000 spectators in 12 days, returns to Athens, Greece to enchant the Greek audience once again. Matthew Bourne's legendary production transforms one of ballet's best-loved stories into a contemporary tale designed to excite and move modern audiences. Swan Lake by Matthew Bourne from 14 to 25 April at the Badminton Theatre in Athens, Greece.