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The world’s enduring love affair with Swan Lake

The world’s enduring love affair with Swan Lake

140 years ago this February, Tchaikovsky’s glorious ballet Swan Lake premiered at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre. Based loosely on a Russian folk tale, the story follows a princess named Odette who was cursed and turned into a swan. Tchaikovsky’s score is…

It’s theatre season in Russia

It’s theatre season in Russia

Autumn signals the beginning of theatre season in Russia. It’s straightforward to book tickets through Just Go Russia but much harder to choose between the many historic theatres offering a range of plays, ballets and opera performances as grand as…

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