Saint Petersburg Ballet theatre

Founded by Konstantin Tachkin in 1994, the Saint Petersburg Ballet Theatre (SPBT) is one of the leading classical ballet companies in the world. It is based right in the heart of Saint Petersburg on Liteiniy Prospect and has in its repertoire such masterpieces of world renowned choreography as Giselle by Adolphe Adam, Don Quixote, La Bayadère and Paquita by Ludwig Minkus, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty By Peter Tchaikovsky, Les Sylphides (Chopiniana) and others.

Giselle

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Fantastic ballet in two acts.

Created in 1841 at the Royal Academy of Music, now the Opéra National de Paris, no ballet better epitomizes romance than Giselle, also known for its rich melody.This ballet explores the traditionnal theme of love triumphing over death.

The Sleeping Beauty

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Ballet-feerie in three acts with a prologue and an apotheosis

A masterpiece of classical ballet performed by one of the world’s most prestigious companies, with an orchestra of gifted musicians.

Don Quixote

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Ballet in three acts, six scenes with prologue

« Don Quixote », one of the classical repertoire’s grand ballets based on the eponymous hero from Cervantes’famous novel, was created by Marius Petipa on the stage of the Bolshoi Theatre in 1869.

Swan Lake

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Fantastic ballet in three acts, four scenes

Swan Lake is one of the most famous ballets in the world. It is a jewel in the crown of the classical music repertoire, with sublime melodies by Piotr Tchaikovsky.

La Bayadere

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Exotic Ballet in three acts

Exotic Ballet in three acts.
Inspired by 2 traditional Indian tales
Although this ballet is a major work in the traditionnal Russian repertoire, it has long been overlooked in the West.