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City Ballet's Tchaikovsky Spectacular Reviews

Spreckels Theatre (San Diego, CA)

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10 ratings
4.2 average rating
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4 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 04 2011

The first half of the ballet (Swan Lake) was incredible. The second half of the ballet, which was sort of a bunch of separate vignettes was awful - seemed like a high school ballet.

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13 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 04 2011

Have you ever attended the movie and then read the book, and seeing the difference? Well this happened to me. I watched the Black Swan on the big screen and then watch the beautiful performance it can not be compare. Live is better and more real....continued

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13 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 06 2011

I share the sentiments of the other reviewer; Swan Lake was very professional in every sense of the word. Odette was danced beautifully and the corps de ballet were fantastic - great lines and very precise. The Black Swan pas de deux was also...continued

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8 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 06 2011

I thoroughly enjoyed this event and attended because of my love of Tchaikovsky music and of Swan Lake. Dancing was superb--absolutely lovely to behold--it uplifted my soul!

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 05 2011

My wife enjoyed the whole thing. I preferred the first part.

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2 reviews
8 stars
attended Mar 06 2011

First half was outstanding. Second half was a yawn.

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1 review
3 stars
attended Mar 06 2011

Act II of Swan Lake and the Black Swan were wonderful - beautifully danced by all.

I left 10 minutes after the Tchai Celebration. Although the music on stage and the dancing was lovely, I was not able to enjoy it after the drama of the Black...continued

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