THE Moscow Ballet’s classical choreography arm La Classique will be coming to the Philippines for a series of performances of the ballet classic Swan Lake, a timeless favorite set to the music by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

The performances will be done at the New Frontier Theater at Quezon City’s Araneta Center from June 14 to 22.

Sharing the stage with the Moscow Ballet company are two Bolshoi Ballet principal dancers, Nina Kaptsova and Alexander Volchkov.

The production of Swan Lake will be accompanied by the Russian Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Yaroslav Tkalenko.

The Moscow Ballet La Classique troupe was founded in 1990 by its current director, Erik Melikov. The ballet company has had successful tours in Egypt, Morocco, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Norway, Israel, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as the UK.

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