The School of Ballet Arizona (SBAZ) and Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestras (PYSO) announce a unique partnership to perform Swan Lake at Desert Botanical Garden May 30, 31, and June 6, 2021 at 8:00 PM. This inaugural collaboration presents a unique opportunity for both SBAZ and PYSO students to gain valuable experience presenting a main stage performance with live music.Swan Lake is indeed a tour de force for both dancers and musicians and this collaboration marks the largest and most extensive production undertaken by two youth arts organizations in Phoenix.
Swan Lake is a timeless masterpiece of classical ballet, featuring a moonlit lake, swan maidens, and true love. Accompanied by one of Tchaikovsky’s most famous and memorable scores, Swan Lake tells the story of Prince Siegfried’s love for Odette, a beautiful princess turned into a swan by a sorcerer’s curse. Live orchestral music, elegant costumes, an unparalleled setting and aspiring young talent all come together for a Swan Lake that is sure to enchant audiences of all ages with its story, beauty, and splendor.
This production demonstrates and celebrates the remarkable accomplishments of both organizations and gives audiences the rare opportunity to experience a performance by the next generation of performing artists in Phoenix.
Tickets for PYSO families are available for pre-sale April 19. Families were sent a link via email to purchase tickets. There will be a 4 ticket max per participating student during the pre-sale with the ability to purchase more when they go on sale to the general public. Tickets for the general public are on sale beginning May 3 starting at $40. Tickets can be purchased by visiting balletaz.org.
To ensure the safety of all involved in the performances, Ballet Arizona has partnered with local company, HealthyVerify to maintain a safe and healthy environment for all patrons, dancers and staff.
The School of Ballet Arizona and Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestras Unite to Showcase Swan Lake – Press Release
The School of Ballet Arizona Presents Swan Lake – Ballet Arizona