American Ballet Theatre presents a more nuanced Swan Lake

The lead role of the Singapore run of Swan Lake will be played across five shows by as many ballerinas.
The lead role of the Singapore run of Swan Lake will be played across five shows by as many ballerinas.PHOTO: GENE SCHIAVONE

The American Ballet Theatre's production of the classic will pay more attention to the storyline

One of the world's most beloved ballets will come to Singapore this week in a classic production by the American Ballet Theatre (ABT).

Swan Lake, set to Tchaikovsky's iconic score, will run from Thursday until the weekend and be accompanied by the Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 13, 2018, with the headline 'A more nuanced Swan Lake'. Print Edition | Subscribe