Double bill of classic ballet at the Congress

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The highly-acclaimed Russian State Ballet and Opera House bring classic ballets Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty to the Congress Theatre, Eastbourne, from Tuesday, December 4 to Saturday, December 8.

Featuring beautiful costumes, fantastic sets, live music performed by a Philharmonic Orchestra and music composed by the incredible Tchaikovsky, these stunning performances are sure to enchant audiences.

Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty remain two of the most well-known and loved ballets of all time; today these timeless tales continue to capture the imagination of their audience and inspire both young and old.

The world famous Russian State Ballet and Opera House of Komi has delighted audiences since 1958.

The theatre is located in the Russian town of Syktyvkar which is the capital of a republic Komi just to the north of Moscow.

Syktyvkar is perceived as an international centre for events in the cultural field.

After its foundation the theatre rapidly developed its broad repertoire which now includes world-famous masterpieces in the field of opera and ballet.

Renowned for their ballet and opera masterpieces, this company have ensured that these classic ballets remain just as spellbinding today as when first composed and performed over 130 years ago.