Choreographers were the russian Lev Ivanov for white acts (II and IV) and the frenchman Marius Petipa (I and III) which is mainly responsible for the resurrection of the "Lake". This reworked the book, changed some scenes and inserted in the original score some of Tchaikovsky piano pieces orchestrated by Riccardo Drigo, who directed the first representation adding a page of its composition (the grand pas de deux) and making some cuts and transpositions significant. Performer was the acclaimed italian prima ballerina Pierina Legnani, who introduced the role of the black swan (Odile), the notorious and celebrated 32 fouettées. From that moment on, the "Lake" became part of the repertoire first Petersburg and Moscow after winning the love of the public and becoming a classic of dance theater. At present it at the Abbey of San Galgano, in the classical Petipa-Ivanov Yaremenko reviewed, by one of the most important companies of the European scene, the Ballet of the Macedonia National Theater. The company is distinguished not only for the technical quality and expressive coming fron the great russian tradition, as has the originality and beauty of the costumes and scenario and get to San Galgano Abbey after a tour of great success.