A ravishing fantasy set amid verdant forests and majestic temples, Sir Frederick Ashton's mythological love story unites the huntress Sylvia and a lovelorn shepherd with the divine intervention of the deity Eros. The splendid score by Leo Delibes was so admired by Tchaikovsky that he purportedly declared: had he known the music existed at the time, he would never have composed Swan Lake!
Time: 7:30 PM
Approximate running time: 2 hours
Address: The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center Plaza, (at Columbus Avenue, Between 63rd and 64th Streets), New York, NY 10023