Swan Lake Legends

Sunday, December 14
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This high-definition restoration of the historic 1966 performance of Swan Lake at the Vienna State Opera House celebrates the splendor of Nureyev and Fonteyn's tremendous artistry.

Choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev and conducted by John Lanchbery, with the Wiener Symphoniker orchestra. Nureyev and Fonteyn revolutionized the world of ballet by crossing the borders between classical ballet and modern dance. Hailed as the greatest ballet partnership of all time, Nureyev once said that they danced with "one body and one soul". 


Ballet in 4 acts
From 1966
One Body, One Soul
From the Vienna State Opera House, Austria


Conductor: John Lanchbery
Orchestra: Wiener Symphoniker
Choreography: Rudolf Nureyev
Director: Truck Branss


Rudolf Nureyev and Dame Margot Fonteyn
Members of the Wiener Staatsopernballett