Swan Lake Riverstage

20 October, Brisbane Riverstage

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Sublime classical ballet at its most heartbreaking and glorious, free for audiences to enjoy under the stars at Brisbane's Riverstage.

Young maiden Odette and her friends are victims of a terrible spell that turns them into swans by day, and only at night do they return to human form. To break the spell, the beautiful Odette must find eternal love.

Registrations are essential for this free event. Please be aware that by attending Swan Lake at Brisbane Riverstage, you are entering an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. Find out more.

Suncorp Customers are eligible to receive exclusive benefits, including priority seating and a food and beverage voucher. Be sure to select the Suncorp Customer ticket option during registration. To find out more about exclusive benefits, visit Suncorp.com.au/swanlakebenefits.

Production courtesy of Royal New Zealand Ballet.
Brisbane Riverstage performance presented by Queensland Ballet and Suncorp.

Suncorp customers receive exclusive benefits, including priority seating and a food and beverage voucher. Find out more.

The Story

True love prevails in this powerful story set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score. 

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Odette + Odile

The role of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake is one that requires true balance.

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The Music

Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake was composed in 1875 as a commission by Vladimir Petrovich Begichev, the intendant of the Russian Imperial Theatres in Moscow.

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Informative, keepsake programs are distributed free-of-charge at all performances.





Click here to read the Swan Lake production notes for the classroom.



2 hours and 10 minutes including a 20 minute interval.


Choreographer Ben Stevenson OBE after Petipa and Ivanov 
Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Costume & Set Designer Kristian Fredrikson
Lighting Designer Glenn Hughes









  • Saturday 20 October — 6:30pm Sat 20 Oct — 6:30pm
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Free event, but bookings are essential. Limit of 10 tickets per customer.


Brisbane Riverstage