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Bolshoi Ballet

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Raymonda (Live)

Sunday 27th October 2019 - 3:00 PM



Duration: 180 min

Music: Alexander Glazuno
Choerography: Yuri Grigorovich (after Marius Petipa)
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich (after Lidia Pashkova)
Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Synopsis: Raymondais betrothed to Jean de Brienne, a gallant knight who pledged to go on a crusade led by the King of Hungary. When her beloved leaves, Abderakhman, a foreign knight, makes a bid for the hand of Raymonda and threatens her fate when she rejects him...

The ballet: Raymondais a must-see of the Bolshoi, a work of living dance history. Being one of legendary choreographer Marius Petipa’s final works, he fully armed this ballet with beautiful court scenes, romantic corps de ballet dances, Hungarian czardas and a title role suited for the most outstanding ballerina.

The Nutcracker (Recorded) 

Sunday 15th December 2019 - 2:00 PM


Duration: 150 min

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choerography: Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa)

Cast: Margarita Shrainer (Marie), Semyon Chudin (The Nutcracker), Denis Savin (Drosselmeyer), Alexandre Vodopetov (The Mouse King), and the Corps de Ballet

Synopsis: On Christmas Eve, the mysterious Drosselmeyer brings a Nutcracker doll as a gift for his goddaughter Marie. At midnight, the doll comes to life and finds himself in a battle against the Mouse King, determined to save Marie from him.

The ballet: In this timeless story accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, rising star Soloist Margarita Shrainer perfectly embodies Marie’s innocence and enchantment along with the supremely elegant Principal Dancer Semyon Chudin as The Nutcracker, captivating audiences of all ages and bringing them on an otherworldly journey.

Giselle (Live) 

Sunday 26th January 2020 - 3:00 PM


Duration: 150 min

Music: Adolphe Adam
Choerography: Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto: Théophile Gautier and Jean-Henry Saint-Georges

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Synopsis: The young peasant girl Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of jilted brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion...

The ballet: Giselle touches upon great and universal romantic themes. In this brand new production, renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky brings a fresh perspective to one of the oldest and greatest works of classical dance, giving the audience an opportunity to discover this iconic ballet anew.

Swan Lake (Live) 

Sunday 23rd February 2020 - 3:00 PM


Duration: 165 min

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choerography: Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Synopsis: Prince Siegfried is summoned by his parents to choose a bride. However, he encounters a mysterious swan-woman by the lake, Odette, and is captivated by her. His vow of eternal love to her will have irreversible consequences.

The ballet: Tchaikovsky’s essential masterpiece returns with a new cast for the most beloved ballet in the classical canon. Technically challenging and filled with vibrant emotion, with a stunning and world-famous corps de ballet in perfect unison, the legendary love story between Prince Siegfried and the dual personalities Odette/Odile, born at the Bolshoi Theatre, is a must-see.

Jewels (Live) 

Sunday 19th April 2020 - 4:00 PM


Duration: 165 min

Music: Gabriel Fauré, Igor Stravinsky, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choerography: George Balanchine

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Synopsis
This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond.

The ballet
Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the three dance schools that had forged his style, each represented by a contrasting gemstone. Jewels offers a unique occasion to enjoy the genius of choreographer’s visually captivating work performed by some of the world’s most dazzling dancers.