Musicians’ Insights: Laura Griffiths on Swan Lake
The Oboe’s Role in Tchaikovsky’s Iconic Music
What sets the musical scene for Tomasson’s Swan Lake? Hear Principal Oboe Laura Griffiths play three excerpts from the ballet’s iconic oboe moments in this episode of Musicians’ Insight.
Helgi Tomasson’s Swan Lake was part of SF Ballet’s 2022 Repertory Season. It was performed in Program 7, from April 29–May 8, 2022.
Header Image: Yuan Yuan Tan and Tiit Helimets in Tomasson’s Swan Lake // © Erik Tomasson