Swan Lake

Ballet: Work details

Choreographer: Marius Petipa
Choreographer: Lev Ivanov
Composer: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Music title: Swan Lake, Op. 20
Work definition: Ballet in four acts
Title notes: Also known as 'Le Lac des cygnes'
Notes: The Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev, under the name The Russian Ballet, presented Act II of the ballet at the Royal Opera House in 1911.
World premiere: 15 January 1895, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
ROH premiere: 19 December 1946, Sadler's Wells Ballet
ROH company premiere: 20 November 1934, The Vic-Wells Ballet
Productions
Le Lac des cygnes (1934) The Vic-Wells Ballet
Le Lac des cygnes (1943) Sadler's Wells Ballet (25 performances online)
Le Lac des cygnes - Act III pas de trois (1947) Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet (1 performance online)
Le Lac des cygnes Act II (1949) Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet (2 performances online)
Swan Lake (1950) The Kirov Ballet (12 performances online)
Le Lac des cygnes (1952) Sadler's Wells Ballet (41 performances online)
Le Lac des cygnes (1958) The Royal Ballet Touring Company (1 performance online)
Swan Lake (1963) The Royal Ballet (55 performances online)
Swan Lake (1965) The Royal Ballet Touring Company (2 performances online)
Swan Lake (1970) The Royal Ballet (1 performance online)
Swan Lake (1971) The Royal Ballet (48 performances online)
Swan Lake (1979) The Royal Ballet (8 performances online)
Swan Lake (1987) The Royal Ballet (295 performances online)

Performances not linked to a production
14 December 1971 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London