★ Olga Spessiva in Swan Lake, 1934
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★ Olga Spessiva in Swan Lake, 1934

★ On this day in 1877, Tchaikovsky’s ballet ‘Swan Lake’ received its première performance at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. This gorgeous photo is from a 1934 Australian production of the ballet, and features the lovely Russian ballerina Olga Spessiva (originally Spessivtzeva, but it was… Continue reading