Russian Grand Ballet performs Swan Lake at Bardavon

Olga Kifyak in Russian Grand Ballet's production of Swan Lake. (Russian Grand Ballet)

Olga Kifyak in Russian Grand Ballet’s production of Swan Lake. (Russian Grand Ballet)

The Russian Grand Ballet is doing a whirlwind US tour this fall, and one of the stops happens this Saturday, September 24 at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House in Poughkeepsie. You’ll have only one opportunity to see this full-length classic production of what may be the world’s most famous ballet: Swan Lake.

Presented in three acts with two intermissions, the production features the iconic music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, original choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov and libretto by Vladimir Begichev and Vasily Getzer. The company includes some of Russia’s brightest ballet stars; featured soloists on this tour are Constantine Mayorov, Yulia Zakharenko, Denis Chernyak, Antonina Radiyevskaya, Evgeniy Svetlitsa, Dmitry Vasilev, Olga Kifyak and Akari Kawasaki Sinyavskaya.


The performance of Swan Lake begins at 7 p.m. Tickets range in price from $45 to $80 and can be purchased at the Bardavon box office at 35 Market Street in Poughkeepsie, (845) 473-2072; the Ulster Performing Arts Center box office at 601 Broadway in Kingston, (845) 339-6088; or via Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. For more info, visit

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