Traveling Russian Ballet to perform ‘Swan Lake’ | A&E brief

Oct 05, 2016

The Russian Grand Ballet will present Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” in Edmonds as part of its 35-city tour of the U.S.

The performance is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds.

Olga Kifyak will be dancing as Odile/Odette, with Eugeniy Svetlitsa as Prince Siegfried. Antonina Radiyevskaya, Viktoriya Velasquez and Constantine Mayorov will be performing “Swan Lake” pas de trois.

Russian Grand Ballet was founded by and incorporated graduates from the Great Russian choreographic schools of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kiev. The cast features those from Ukraine, Russia, Italy, Moldova, Japan, Germany and more.

“Swan Lake,” based on Russian folklore and German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell.

The ballet is in three acts with two intermissions, with music by Tchaikovsky, choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, and libretto by Vladimir Begichev and Vasily Getzer.

Tickets are $45-$64. Purchase tickets at

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