Swan Lake Is Coming To Dubai Opera This September, So Book Your Tix ASAP!

by Anupriya Mishra
Swan Lake Is Coming To Dubai Opera This September, So Book Your Tix ASAP!

Ballet is not just a form of dance, but it is an expression. Every performance really is a gripping tale. Whether it’s a story of a nymph or a tragic love story between star-crossed lovers. Coupled with a fantastic musical score, this magical performance is enough to leave people thinking about what they witnessed on the stage for days. And if this is how you also feel about a ballet performance, then you will certainly want to attend an upcoming performance. Dear readers, we are talking about the upcoming ballet performance by the Hungarian National Ballet will bring the tragic love story of Swan Lake alive in Dubai.

Swan Lake Is Coming To Dubai

Recently, Dubai Opera took to its Twitter account to announce that the Hungarian National Ballet is coming to the theatre with its critically acclaimed Swan Lake. A show that is surely going to leave you enchanted, it will be held from September 8-10, where you will be left in awe of the elegance executed by the talented artists on the stage. While the premiere show for September 8, is at 8 PM, there are two separate shows that you can choose on the following days, which are at 2 PM and 8 PM. Since this is going to be a black tie event, you can attend the performance wearing the national dress or formal attire. Gábor Hontvári will be conducting the show and artists will be seen gliding across the stage to the brilliant musical score being performed by the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra.

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In case you aren’t aware, Swan Lake is a classical piece in ballet literature by Tchaikovsky. The story relays the hardship of love between a prince, who is forced into marriage and a maiden, who has been enchanted into a form of a swan. One of the most charming Russian romantic fairytales, watching the gripping plot unfold on the stage to a background of the mesmerising musical score is certainly something that you will not want to miss. Did you know it is celebrated as one of the most famous classics in ballet repertoire? Yes, and the Swan Lake performance of the Hungarian National Ballet was adapted by Rudi van Dantzig and Toer van Schayk in 1988.

So, if you also wish to see the magical yet doomed love, story of Prince Siegfried and Odette, the Queen of Swans, don’t forget to book your tickets for the upcoming spellbinding performance.

Where: Dubai Opera
When: September 8 to 10

Cover Image Courtesy: Twitter/DubaiOpera