Swan Lake is a tale of two young women, Odette and Odile, who resemble each other so closely one can easily be mistaken for the other. It is the compelling legend of a tragic romance in which a princess, Odette, is turned into a swan by an evil curse. Prince Siegfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting. When one of the swans turns into a beautiful young woman he is instantly captivated – will his love prove strong enough to break the evil spell that she is under? Catch this compelling tale of tragic romance performed by the Children’s Ballet of Kyiv, Ukraine at the Renmin University of China on January 19-20.
All ages. RMB 100-500 (buy tickets here). 2.30-5pm. Renmin University of China (Renda). 59 Zhongguancun Dajie, Haidian District. 海淀区中关村大街59号 (6251 1083)