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Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich . 1840--93, Russian composer. His works, which are noted for their expressive melodies, include the Sixth Symphony (the Pathétique; 1893), ballets, esp Swan Lake (1876) and The Sleeping Beauty (1889), and operas, including Eugene Onegin (1879) and The Queen of Spades (1890), both based on works by Pushkin
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The threeact ballet is set to music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
The score is by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, arranged by John Longstaff and performed live by the Northern Ballet Sinfonia.
The orchestra opens its new season with an evening of music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
Actress Felicity Jones has been roped in for Luca Guadagnino's yet untitled film, which is inspired by the classic ballet Swan Lake , which was composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1875-76.
The programme, which has been chosen to be both entertaining and educational, will include dance works by Luigi Boccherini, Ludwig van Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, Georges Bizet, Richard Strauss, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Janis Joplin.
With a joyful mixture of kings, princes, fairies, and animals, the three act ballet of "Cinderella" is set to a collage of music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, who composed some of the world's greatest ballet music.
The Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) will travel to the Royal Albert Hall in London this month to perform the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Iranian-American Behzad Ranjbaran in a sold-out appearance at the BBC Proms.
He also referred to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, who was a homosexual, saying that people don't love him because of his sexuality, but because he was a great musician.
The famous ballet by Russian composer, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, has been abridged for children.