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Swan Lake Act II and Requiem

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Live Music Performed by the
City Ballet Orchestra
and 100-Voice Choir

John Nettles, Conductor
and The San Diego Public Library Singers

Spreckels Theatre

121 Broadway, Downtown San Diego

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Friday, May 9, 2014 at 8:00pm

Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8:00pm

Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2:00pm

$29 | $39 | $49 | $59 | $69

Tickets will be delivered via US Mail
approximately three weeks prior to performance

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This isn't just a performance.  It's an event.

When ordering your tickets, add the On-Stage Reception.  Exclusive backstage passes to City Ballet Allegro's post-performance party where you can meet the cast of Swan Lake Act II and Requiem while enjoying champagne and desserts.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8:00pm

Tickets (Performance and On-Stage Reception):
$49 | $59 | $69 | $79 | $89

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Free Pre-Performance Lecture

Gain a better appreciation of Swan Lake Act II and Requiem through an informative lecture prior to the performance.

  • Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 1:30pm

Production Information

Approximate Run Time: 2 hours 5 minutes with one 20-minute intermission

Swan Lake Act II

Music: Swan Lake (1876) by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Premiere: Bolshoi Ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia on March 4, 1877.  City Ballet's production is based on the Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov revival performed by the Imperial Ballet at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia on January 15, 1895

Choreography: Lev Ivanov

Year Choreographed: 1895

Staging: Elizabeth Wistrich

City Ballet Premiere: March 30, 2007

Costume Design: Gillian Metcalf

Scenery: Courtesy of Eugene Ballet

Lighting Design: Stephen Judson


Music: Requiem Mass in D Minor, K. 626, composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1791 but left unfinished upon his death on December 5, 1791; completed by Franz Xaver Süssmayr in 1792

Performed by: City Ballet Orchestra plus 100-Voice Choir

Conductor: John Nettles

Choreographer: Elizabeth Wistrich

Year Choreographed: 2014 (World Premiere)

City Ballet Premiere: 2014 (City Ballet Premiere)

Costume Design: Tamlin Henahan

Lighting Design: Stephen Judson

Programming, musical selections and artists are subject to change.