Art Alert: Cairo Opera Ballet Company returns with Swan Lake this February

Ahram Online, Monday 11 Feb 2013

The Cairo Opera Ballet Company to perform Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake in Cairo and Alexandria this month

Swan Lake

The Cairo Opera Ballet Company, with artistic director Erminia Kamel will perform the iconic Swan Lake ballet to the music of Tchaikovsky this month.

The Cairo Opera Orchestra will be conducted by Nayer Nagui.

Swan Lake one of the most well-known ballets. In fact, it is a centrepiece in the repertoire of many ballet troupes. It has been performed by the Cairo Opera Ballet Company on many occasions between 1991 and 2003. After 2003, Swan Lake was no longer staged at the Cairo Opera House, until 2011 when the choreography was practically rebuilt from scratch. Since then the ballet has been performed several times

Sunday, 17 - Thursday, 21 February, 8:00pm
Cairo Opera House, Main Hall
Zamalek, Cairo

Tuesday 26 February and Wednesday 27 February, 8:00pm
Alexandria Opera House, Sayed Darwish Theatre
22 El-Horreya Rd, El-Raml station, Alexandria

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