Once again this year, Swan Lake and The Nutcracker are coming to Bilbao. The Teatro Campos Elíseos will host Swan Lake on 4th December and The Nutcracker on 5th and 6th December. The Palacio Euskalduna will stage Swan Lake on 22nd and The Nutcracker on 25th.
The author of the music of both ballets is the highly reputed Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
The plot in Swan Lake revolves around Siegfried, a prince who must choose a wife. His mother introduces him several admirers, but he is confused. Suddenly, some swans start to emerge from the water and they turn into beautiful women. Siegfried is captivated with the Queen, Odette.
On the other hand, in The Nutcracker, a young girl called Clara receives a very special gift for Christmas: a nutcracker. It comes to life and accompanies Clara on a journey full of fantasy and adventure.
Date: 12/04/2012 - 12/25/2012
Place: Teatro Campos Elíseos and Palacio Euskalduna