Ballet

Preparations for Vladimir Malakhov’s Swan Lake are under way

The Zagreb Ballet is preparing P. I. Tchaikovsky’s ballet Swan Lake, a title that has always been awaited with great expectations. The choreographer of this production is the renowned dancer and choreographer Vladimir Malakhov. For the first time Malakhov will be creating Swan Lake. Until now he has staged popular classical titles such as The Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella or La Bayadere, and this first production will be created especially for the Zagreb ballet ensemble. The conductor is Dian Tchobanov who is a permanent conductor of the Ballet of the CNT in Zagreb from the beginning of this year. The set and costume designer is Jordi Roig with Enrique Conde as assistant, Deni Šesnić is the light designer and Emi Hariyama is the assistant choreographer. The ballet masters for this production are Iraida Lukashova, Mihaela Devald Roksandić, Milka Hribar Bartolović, Suzana Bačić and Leonard Jakovina.

The premiere is scheduled for March 17, 2017.