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‘Swan Lake’ delights crowd, lays egg as fine Russian ballet

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George Balanchine once wished that every ballet was named “Swan Lake.” He knew that the romantic fantasy could draw a crowd. And on Saturday night at Proctors, it did. The Russian National Ballet presented its version of the Tchaikovsky classic to a nearly sold-out crowd. And while most ballet fans in the audience are familiar with the old fable of a prince who falls in love with a bewitched swan, the crowd greeted every highlight ...

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