26 November 2016

New Year’s Concert "In the Rhythm of Heart"

New Year’s Concert "In the Rhythm of Heartwill be performed on the New Stage of Bolshoi theatre on 26 November 2016


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25 November 2016- 26 November 2016

Ballet "Onegin" by John Cranko

On 25-26 November 2016 on the Main stage of Bolshoi Ballet and Opera theatre take place ballet by John Cranko "Onegin"


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25 November 2016- 29 November 2016

! PREMIERE ! Opera "Billy Budd" by Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten‘s opera "Billy Budd" will be premiered at the Bolshoi Theatre Small Stage on 25, 27 and 29 November 2016.



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22 November 2016- 23 November 2016

Peter Tchaikovsky "Swan Lake" (ballet in two acts, four scenes)

On 22 November 2016 and 23 November 2016 on the Main stage of Bolshoi Ballet and Opera theatre take place Classical ballet by Peter Tchaikovsky "Swan Lake"


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10 November 2016- 13 November 2016

!PREMIERE! Dmitry Shostakovich "Katerina Izmailova" opera in 4 acts (Revision of "Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk")

Premiere of opera "Katerina Izmailova" by Dmitry Shostakovich will take place on 10-13 November 2016 on the Main Stage of Bolshoi theatre.


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08 November 2016- 09 November 2016

Evening of one-act ballets: Carmen Suite, Russian Seasons on the New Stage of Bolshoi theatre

One-act ballets "Carmen Suite" to music by Georges Bizet and Rodion Shchedrin and "Russian Seasons" to music by Leonid Desyatnikov will be performed on the New Stage of Bolshoi theatre on 8 and 9 November 2016.


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16 October 2016

! PREMIERE ! Opera Giacomo Puccini "Manon Lescaut" at the Bolshoi Theatre

The Premiere of Opera "Manon Lescaut" by Giacomo Puccini will take place on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 16 October 2016.


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16 October 2016

World Opera Star Anna Netrebko in Opera "Manon Lescaut" at the Bolshoi Theatre

Soprano Anna Netrebko and tenor Yusif Eyvazov will perform together in Opera "Manon Lescaut" at the Historical Stage of Bolshoi theatre on 16 October19 October and 22 October 2016. 


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25 July 2016

Bolshoi Ballet back in London for another thrilling three-week season!

The tour opened on July 25 with Don Quixote – known as the most ‘Muscovite’ of all the classical ballets. It was first produced by Marius Petipa at the Bolshoi in 1869 since when, it has occupied pride of place in the Bolshoi repertoire. Don Quixote is one of the most popular items in the Theatre’s touring programs.


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24 July 2016

Operalia – Double Victory for Bolshoi Soloists

Bolshoi Theatre Opera soloists Olga Kulchinskaya (soprano) and Bogdan Volkov (tenor) carried off two of the prizes at one of the world’s most prestigious singing competitions – the 2016 Operalia. 


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22 July 2016

Berlioz makes his entrance!

The Bolshoi’s 240th season winds up with the première of the dramatic legend La Damnation de Faust. This is the Company’s first ever staging of a work by Berlioz. 


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08 July 2016

The Street is Our Screen!

In addition to its relays in cinemas and on the internet, this summer the Bolshoi is to initiate open air transmissions of its productions. To this purpose, a special screen has been erected on the famous eight-columned façade of the Theatre’s historic Main Stage which will provide all those standing in the square with an unparalleled opportunity of communing with the arts. The only thing that can prevent members of the public from enjoying the show is the rain…. 


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24 May 2016- 25 May 2016

World Ballet Star Svetlana Zakharova in Ballet Gala performance

World Ballet Star Svetlana Zakharova will dance in Ballet Gala performance on 24 and 25 May 2016 on the Main Stage


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05 May 2016

The Bolshoi Announces its Plans for the Following Season!

Vladimir Urin, General Director of the Bolshoi Theatre, Tugan Sokhiev, the Theatre’s Music Director and Chief Conductor, and Makhar Vaziev, Ballet Director, attended a press conference at which the Theatre’s plans for its next — 241st — season were presented to the public. 


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05 May 2016

The Bolshoi launches its own Video Channel

The Bolshoi Theatre and the BSS Group announce the launching of The Theatre’s official Video Channel.


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26 April 2016

Dance Open Grand Prix goes to Olga Smirnova and Semyon Chudin

The Dance Open International Ballet Festival, which this year celebrates its 15th jubilee, has just ended in St. Petersburg. The 2016 Dance Open Grand Prix was awarded to the Bolshoi principals Olga Smirnova and Semyon Chudin. Both dancers have already been honoured at this Festival: in 2013, Smirnova carried off the Miss Expressivity award and in 2014 Chudin - the Mister Virtuoso award. The authoritative international jury was headed this year by choreographer Hans van Manen.


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19 April 2016

"I tried to find accurate prototypes for characters in the modern world."

Don Pasquale première for the Bolshoi.


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10 April 2016

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema

The Bolshoi Theatre new version of Don Quixote, one of the most famous Moscow style ballets is to be shown on the world wide screen.


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08 April 2016

A medieval ‘Whodunit’ about Real Love

Dargomyzhsky’s The Stone Guest returns to the Bolshoi


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11 March 2016- 13 March 2016

! PREMIERE ! Alexander Dargomyzhsky "The Stone Guest" (Opera in two acts)

On 11, 12, 13 March 2016 on the Main Stage  will take place the Premiere of the opera  "The Stone Guest" by Alexander Dargomyzhsky


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12 February 2016

The Royal Ballet and The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia announce first co-production

Christopher Wheeldon’s new ballet Strapless will receive its world premiere in London tonight and is part of an all Wheeldon mixed programme which includes After the Rain and Within the Golden Hour. The Bolshoi will stage the same programme in 2017. Strapless is inspired by the book by Deborah Davis. 


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02 February 2016- 07 February 2016

! PREMIERE ! Ludwig Minkus "Don Quixote" (ballet in three acts).

The Premiere of the ballet Ludwig Minkus "Don Quixote" will take place on the Historic Stage on 2, 3, 4, 5 February at 19.00 (7p.m), 6 February at 12.00 and 19.00 (7 p.m.) and 7 February at 14.00 (2 p.m.)


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26 January 2016

Very Popular Music

The hero of the program is bassoon!


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24 January 2016

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema

Bolshoi Ballet Exclusive on the Big Screen: Maillot’s The Taming of the Shrew.


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20 January 2016- 24 January 2016

Tours of The Hamburg Ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre. "Peer Gynt" (Ballet by John Neumeier).

The Hamburg Ballet will perform the ballet "Peer Gynt" by John Neumeier on the Main Stage of the Bolshoi on 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 January 2016.


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20 December 2015

Nutcracker's Time Is Coming

Ballet for Christmas Eve! This choreographic version, created for the Bolshoi by Yuri Grigorovich, is full of romanticism and philosophical reflections on ideal love. Masterfully interpreted by the Bolshoi dancers, it will enchant the whole family for the festive season, proving that one is never too young or too old to be swept away by The Nutcracker.


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18 December 2015- 07 January 2016

Peter Tchaikovsky "Nutcracker" ballet

The ballet "Nutcracker" will take place from 18 December 2015 to 7 January 2016 on the Main Stage.

Ballet for Christmas Eve! This choreographic version, created for the Bolshoi by Yuri Grigorovich, is full of romanticism and philosophical reflections on ideal love. Masterfully interpreted by the Bolshoi dancers, it will enchant the whole family for the festive season, proving that one is never too young or too old to be swept away by The Nutcracker.


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13 December 2015

A Lively Story

The first and, to-date the only, baroque opera produced at the Bolshoi (1979) was George Frideric Handel’s Giulio Cesare, and now, making amends for the ‘baroque’ hiatus in its repertoire, the Bolshoi turns again to Handel’s music – for just the second time in its history. The choice of Rodelinda is symbolical: for in the 20th century it was this opera that marked Handel’s return to popularity in theatre.


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13 December 2015- 19 December 2015

! PREMIERE ! George Frideric Handel "Rodelinda"

The Premiere of the opera "Rodelinda" by George Frideric Handel will take place at the New Stage on 13, 15, 17, 19 December 2015.

 

The first and, to-date the only, baroque opera produced at the Bolshoi (1979) was George Frideric Handel’s Giulio Cesare, and now, making amends for the ‘baroque’ hiatus in its repertoire, the Bolshoi turns again to Handel’s music – for just the second time in its history. The choice of Rodelinda is symbolical: for in the 20th century it was this opera that marked Handel’s return to popularity in theatre.

 


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08 December 2015

Maestro Vladimir Spivakov and Albina Shagimuratova (soprano) in a Concert on the Main Stage

Maestro Vladimir Spivakov and Albina Shagimuratova (soprano) will participate in Bolshoi Orchestra Symphony Concert on 8 December 2015 on the Main Stage.

In the program: overtures and arias from the operas by Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi, orchestral works by Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev.


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20 November 2015- 21 November 2015

Gala Ballet concert in Honor of 90th Anniversary of Maya Pliseyskaya

Gala Ballet concert in Honor of 90th Anniversary of Maya Pliseyskaya will take place on 20 and 21 November 2015 on the Main Stage.

Whatever she thought up, however many remarkable artists she managed to gather round her, the main treat of every Maya Plisetskaya Gala Evening was always Maya Plisetskaya herself in person. Her look, walk, dance, hint at dancing, the way she took a curtain call, the light flowing from her eyes, her formidable energy fueled by the rapturous reception she aroused in the auditorium – this was what was important and riveted the audience’s attention…


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28 October 2015- 31 October 2015

! PREMIERE ! Evening of one-act opera: The Nutcracker Suite, Iolanta

The Premiere of the Peter Tchaikovsky "Iolanta" (Opera in two acts) and Symphonic suite "Nutcracker" will take place on the Main Stage on 28, 29, 30, 31 October 2015.


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04 September 2015- 09 September 2015

OPENING OF THE 240-th SEASON ! PREMIERE ! Opera Georges Bizet "Carmen"

The opera season 2015/2016 will start from the Premiere of the performance Georges Bizet "Carmen". It will take place on  4, 6, 8, 9 September 2015 on the Main Stage.


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22 July 2015- 25 July 2015

! PREMIERE ! Yuri Possokhov "Hero of Our Time" World Premiere of a ballet

22, 23, 24, and 25 July 2015 will take place the World Premiere of Yuri Possokhov`s ballet "Hero of Our Time" on the Small Stage of Bolshoi Theatre


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15 July 2015- 18 July 2015

! PREMIERE ! Opera Georges Bizet "Carmen" opera in 4 acts

The Premiere of Georges Bizet‘s Opera "Carmen" will delight the public of the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 15, 16, 17 and 18 July 2015 at 19:00.


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11 May 2015

World Ballet Star Diana Vishneva in ballet performance "Diana - 20" (Best Dances from different Ballets)

World Ballet Star Diana Vishneva in ballet performance "Diana - 20" (Best Dances from different Ballets) on 11 May 2015 on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre.


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25 April 2015- 30 April 2015

! PREMIERE ! Le Nozze di Figaro (Opera in four acts)

25, 26, 28, 29 and 30 April 2015 on the Small Stage of Bolshoi Theatre will take place the Premiere of the opera "Le Nozze di Figaro"


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24 April 2015

Dance Open: The Taming of the Shrew

In its short performance history (less than ten months), The Bolshoi’s version of the ballet The Taming of the Shrew is off on its second tour. In December of last year it created a furore at one of the most famous European ballet festivals — The Forum of Dance in Monaco (Monte Carlo), organized by the choreographer of our ‘hit’ Jean Christophe Maillot.
This time round our The Taming of the Shrew will adorn the programme of another well-known festival — the St. Petersburg Dance Open.


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21 April 2015

Benois de la danse: Announcement of Nominees

On 21st April a press conference was held at the Bolshoi Theatre conference hall devoted to the 23rd Benois de la danse Festival. World ballet stars nominated for the 2015 Benois de la danse prize were named and the creation of a new joint prize was announced: The Benois de la danse and the Positano Léonide Massine. The Bolshoi received three nominations for the Benois prize as follows: Svetlana Zakharova (for her performance of the main role in the ballet La Dame aux Caméllias and of the part of Mekhmene Banu in Legend of Love), Jean-Christophe Maillot (for his production of The Taming of the Shrew for the Bolshoi Ballet) and Bolshoi Ballet premier dancer Denis Rodkin (for his Ferkhad in Legend of Love). Both Zakharova and Maillot have won the Benois de la danse prize in the past. As for Denis Rodkin, it was just last year that Ballet magazine picked him out as an Up-and-Coming star and here he is already a nominee of the so-called ballet Oscar!


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19 April 2015

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema

Ivan the Terrible comes to the screen! The next ballet to be broadcast to cinemas around the world.


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18 April 2015

Their glory will never fade!

On 18th April, the legendary Bolshoi Theatre dancer, one of the most outstanding ballet artists of the 20th century, People’s artist of the USSR Vladimir Vasiliev will be celebrating his 75th birthday. Just as energetic and active as ever, Vasiliev has decided to give his audiences a surprise on his birthday: on April 18, the Bolshoi will be hosting a new Vladimir Vasiliev production on its main stage: Give us Peace, to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B Minor, performed by the Tatar State Musa Jalil Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet.


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02 April 2015- 05 April 2015

! PREMIERE ! Arif Melikov "The Legend of Love" (ballet in three acts)

The major revival of the ballet “A Legend of Love” , choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich, will presented on the Bolshoi’s Historic Stage on April 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th.


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31 March 2015

Great conductors at the Bolshoi Theatre. Conductor - Gennady Rozhdestvensky

31 March the third part of the of a new cycle of concerts "Great Conductors at Bolshoi" that take place at the Bolshoi Main (Historic) Stage will perform the world famous conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky. 


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26 March 2015

World Ballet Star Diana Vishneva in ballet performance "On The Edge"

World Ballet Star Diana Vishneva in ballet performance "On The Edge"(one act ballets) on 26 March 2015 on the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre.


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07 March 2015- 08 March 2015

Adolphe Adam "Giselle" (Ballet in two acts Production by Yuri Grigorovich)

7 March 12:00 and 19:00 and 8 March Adolphe Adam "Giselle" (Ballet in two acts Production by Yuri Grigorovich) on the Main stage of Bolshoi Theatre


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14 February 2015

Adolphe Adam "Giselle" (Ballet in two acts Production by Yuri Grigorovich)

14 February on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place ballet "Giselle" Production by Yuri Grigorovich


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12 February 2015- 15 February 2015

Aram Khachaturyan "Spartacus" Ballet in three acts

12, 13 and 15 February

Aram Khachaturyan "Spartacus" Ballet in three acts on the Main stage of Bolshoi Theatre


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04 February 2015- 08 February 2015

Giuseppe Verdi "Don Carlos" (Opera in four acts)

4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 February on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place opera "Don Carlos" by Giuseppe Verdi


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21 December 2014

Nutcracker: again on the screen!

BOLSHOI BALLET IN CINEMA: NUTCRACKER
Broadcast live

December 21 , 4 pm (Paris time)


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19 December 2014- 21 December 2014

The Taming of the Shrew in Monaco

Bolshoi Ballet is going to perform its The Taming of the Shrew in Monaco (December 19-21).

The premiere of the ballet choreographed by Jean-Christophe Maillot took place this summer and made a great success.

Expecting the Bolshoi’s visit to Monte-Carlo Jean-Christophe Maillot welcomes the troupe.


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14 December 2014

Play Within a Circus

Performances of new Bolshoi’s Rigoletto will take place on 14 and 16-21 December.



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28 November 2014- 07 January 2015

The Bolshoi Children’s Theatre

Premier performances will take place on 2014 November 28-30, December 27, 28, 30, 31 & 2015 Janyary 2-4, 6 & 7.

On the eve of the New Year, the Bolshoi Theatre has decided to present a winter fairy tale for children as well as for adults. Namely, The Story of Kai and Gerda — an opera, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, written by the marvelous Petersburg composer Sergei Banevich.


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19 November 2014

The Great Japanese Tour of the Bolshoi Ballet

From November 20 till December 7: seven cities and three ballets.
Cast changes:
November 24 (5 pm), Tokyo, Swan Lake: The Evil Genius — Artem Belyakov
November 26 (1.30 pm), Tokyo, Swan Lake: Odette-Odile — Ekaterina Krysanova
November 30 (5 pm), Hamamatsu, Swan Lake: Odette-Odile — Anna Nikulina
December 4 (6.30 pm), Tokyo, La Bayadere: Nikia — Ekaterina Krysanova, Gamzatti — Anna Tikhomirova


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13 November 2014

12 Nominations, 20 Nominees!

Golden Mask, National Theatre Award has announced nominees for 2013/14 season.



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06 November 2014

The Galant Age will Blossom at the Bolshoi Theatre!

The Bolshoi suggests taking the third journey (November 6 & 7) into the age of the baroque with the unique French ensemble Les Arts Florissants — a trailblazer in the sphere of authentic performance.


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30 October 2014

A Journey into the World of the Baroque: Italy

Bolshoi Theatre Young Opera Programme is Travelling.


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19 October 2014

Young artists opera program celebrates the 5th anniversary!

Young artists opera program celebrates the 5th anniversary!


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02 October 2014- 05 October 2014

La Traviata. Guest atrists

Luciano Ganci will perform the role of Alfredo on 3 and 5 October.
Suren Maksutov will perform Alfredo on 2 and 4 October.


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26 September 2014- 28 September 2014

The ‘Second Coming’ of The Maid of Orleans

This is only the second time in its entire history that the Bolshoi has turned its attention to The Maid of Orleans!

The concert performances of The Maid of Orleans are to take place on 26 and 28 September.


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09 September 2014

Promotion in the Bolshoi Ballet

Denisl Rodkin is promoted from the First Soloist to the Leading Soloist; Maria Vinogradova and Igor Tsvirko — from Soloists to the First Soloists; Svetlana Pavlova and Alexander Fadeyechev — from Artists to the Soloists.


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28 July 2014

The Bolshoi Theatre American tour continues!

The Bolshoi Ballet presents “Don Quixote” at Saratoga Performing Arts Center


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18 July 2014- 20 July 2014

La Traviata. Guest atrist

Elena Mosuc will perform the role of Violetta on 18 and 20 July.


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04 July 2014

World première: Shakespeare, Shostakovich, Maillot

The Bolshoi is about to present The Taming of the Shrew, a ballet specially created for its Company by the illustrious choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot. The superlative ballerina Bernice Coppieters and the eminent French writer Goncourt prize-winner Jean Rouand have participated in the work on the ballet.


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04 July 2014

! PREMIERE ! of ballet "The Taming of the Shrew"

4 July 2014 on the Small Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place premiere of ballet "The Taming of the Shrew"
Composer: Mikhail Bronner
Choreography: Jean-Christophe Maillot


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25 June 2014

Don Carlo. Guest atrist

Dimitri Pittas will make his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre. Mr. Pittas will perform the role of Don Carlo on 25, 27 and 29 June.


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25 June 2014- 29 June 2014

! PREMIERE ! "Don Carlos" (Opera in 4 acts)

25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 June on the main stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place premiere of opera "Don Carlos" (Opera in 4 acts)

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16 June 2014

Tours of the Ballet company of the The Royal Ballet (Great Britain)

16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 June 2014 on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place Tours of the Ballet company of the The Royal Ballet (Great Britain)


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11 June 2014- 14 June 2014

! PREMIERE ! "La Dame aux camelias" (Ballet in three acts). Choreography by John Neumeier

 "La Dame aux camelias" (Ballet in three acts). Choreography by John Neumeier


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05 June 2014- 08 June 2014

"Corsaire" (Ballet in 3 acts)

5, 6, 7 and 8 June on the main stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place ballet "Corsaire"


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24 May 2014

School for Lovers

Così fan tutte on the Bolshoi Theatre stage!

The première series of performances will be on 24th-25th and 27th-31st May and lst June.


 

 


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24 May 2014- 31 May 2014

! PREMIERE ! Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart "Cosi fan tutte" Opera in two acts

PREMIERE of opera "Cosi fan tutte" (Opera in two acts)
on the Small Stage of Bolshoi Theatre
24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 May 2014


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27 March 2014- 30 March 2014

Diana Vishneva: On The Edge (one act ballets)

Diana Vishneva: On The Edge (one act ballets)

27, 29 and 30 March 2014
Small Stage of Bolshoi Theatre


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20 March 2014

! PREMIERE ! "La Dame aux camelias" (Ballet in three acts)

! PREMIERE ! "La Dame aux camelias" (Ballet in three acts)

20, 22 March 12:00, 22 March 19:00, 23 and 25 March 2014 on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place premiere of ballet "La Dame aux camelias" (Ballet in three acts)


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22 February 2014- 25 February 2014

! PREMIERE ! The Tsar's Bride (Opera in 4 acts)

22, 23, 25 February 2014 on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place premiere of opera The Tsar's Bride

Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov


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02 February 2014

Conductor - Vladimir Spivakov. Rachmaninov. Symphonic dances, Orchestral Suite. The Bells, Poem for Soloists. Anna Aglatova, Vasily Ladyuk, Sergei Radchenko

2 February 2014 on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place concert - Rachmaninov. Symphonic dances, Orchestral Suite. The Bells, Poem for Soloists, Chorus and Symphony Orchestra. Conductor - Vladimir Spivakov. Bolshoi Theatre of Russia Chorus


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02 February 2014

Live Broadcast: Leonid Desyatnikov "Lost Illusions" (ballet in 3 acts)

2 February 2014 on the Small Stage of Bolshoi Theatre

"Lost Illusions" (ballet in 3 acts)

For the past three years the Bolshoi Theatre, together with Pathe Live and Bel Air Media, have presented live transmissions of their ballet performances in cinemas worldwide. This makes Bolshoi Ballet Company performances accessible to viewers in cities and countries around the world. Last season, these live transmissions were made available to Russian audiences too. CoolConnections, the Film Distributing Company, is now a Bolshoi Theatre partner.


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16 January 2014- 19 January 2014

Live Broadcast: "Jewels" (ballet in three parts)

"Jewels" (ballet in three parts)

16, 17, 18 and 19 January 2014 on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre

For the past three years the Bolshoi Theatre, together with Pathe Live and Bel Air Media, have presented live transmissions of their ballet performances in cinemas worldwide. This makes Bolshoi Ballet Company performances accessible to viewers in cities and countries around the world. Last season, these live transmissions were made available to Russian audiences too. CoolConnections, the Film Distributing Company, is now a Bolshoi Theatre partner.


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26 December 2013

Opera Gala in Honor of Elena Obraztsova

26 December 2013
Main (Historic) Stage of Bolshoi Theatre
Opera Gala in Honor of Elena Obraztsova


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17 December 2013- 22 December 2013

! PREMIERE ! Giuseppe Verdi "Don Carlos"

17, 18, 19, 2021 and 22 December 2013 on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place premiere of opera "Don Carlos"


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22 November 2013- 24 November 2013

Sergei Prokofiev "Ivan the Terrible"

22, 23 and 24 November 2013

Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre 

ballet "Ivan the Terrible" Sergei Prokofiev


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08 November 2013- 16 November 2013

! PREMIERE ! Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber "Marco Spada" (Ballet in two acts)

8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 1516 November 12:00 and 16 November 19:30 on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place premiere of ballet "Marco Spada" (Ballet in two acts)


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20 October 2013

Live Broadcast: Aram Khachaturian "Spartacus" (Ballet in three acts)

20 October on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre

"Spartacus" (Ballet in three acts)

For the past three years the Bolshoi Theatre, together with Pathe Live and Bel Air Media, have presented live transmissions of their ballet performances in cinemas worldwide. This makes Bolshoi Ballet Company performances accessible to viewers in cities and countries around the world. Last season, these live transmissions were made available to Russian audiences too. CoolConnections, the Film Distributing Company, is now a Bolshoi Theatre partner.


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16 October 2013

The first series of "The Flying Dutchman"-2013

The Bolshoi Theatre is marking the 200th anniversary of Richard Wagner’s birth with a revival of one of its most famous productions of the past ten years — Peter Konwitschny’s The Flying Dutchman.

The first series of The Flying Dutchman-2013 performances will be on: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24 October.


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26 September 2013- 29 September 2013

! PREMIERE ! "La sonnambula" (Opera in 2 acts)

26, 27, 28 and 29 September on the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place premiere of opera "La sonnambula"

Music by Vincenzo Bellini


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25 September 2013- 29 September 2013

"Swan Lake" (ballet in 2 acts)

2527, 28 and 29 September on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place classical ballet "Swan Lake"

Conductor: Pavel Sorokin


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24 September 2013

Promotion in the Bolshoi Ballet

Vladislav Lantratov is promoted from the Leading Soloist to Premier, Olga Smirnova — from the First Soloist to the Leading Soloist, Denis Rodkin — from Soloist to the First Soloist. Anna Okunyova, Yanina Parienko, Artemy Belyakov & Anton Savichev became Soloists.


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21 September 2013- 24 September 2013

Paris National Opera Ballet production: "Paquita" (ballet in 2 acts)

21, 22, 23 and 24 September on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place ballet "Paquita" (Paris National Opera Ballet production)


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11 September 2013

State Academic Symphonic Chapel of Russia presents: "A Life for the Tsar" (opera in concert)

State Academic Symphonic Chapel of Russia presents:
11 September on the New stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place opera in concert "A Life for the Tsar"

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29 July 2013

Bolshoi Ballet Tour in London

Bolshoi Ballet Tour in London


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24 July 2013- 27 July 2013

"Der Rosenkavalier" (Opera in 3 acts)

24, 25, 26 and 27 July on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Ballet and Opera theatre take place opera "Der Rosenkavalier"

Music by Richard Strauss


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12 July 2013- 21 July 2013

THE BOLSHOI THEATRE PRESENTS THE RUSSIAN PREMIERE OF THE BALLET ONEGIN

THE BOLSHOI THEATRE PRESENTS THE RUSSIAN PREMIERE OF THE BALLET ONEGIN

The Russian première of this ballet, performed by the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet Company, will take place on 12th July.

The first night series of performances will be on 12,13,14,16,17,18,19, 20 and 2l July.


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12 July 2013- 21 July 2013

! PREMIERE ! Ballet by John Cranko "Onegin"

12, 13, 14, 1617, 18, 1920 and 21 July on the Main stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place premiere of ballet "Onegin" by John Cranko

Music by Pyotr Tchaikovsky


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10 July 2013- 14 July 2013

! PREMIERE ! "La sonnambula" (Opera in 2 acts)

10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 July on the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place premiere of opera "La sonnambula"

Music by Vincenzo Bellini


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24 June 2013

“It’s an historic event”

The Bolshoi Opera is to go on tour to Israel for the first time


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21 June 2013- 23 June 2013

"Jewels" (Ballet in 3 acts)

21, 22 June 12:00, 22 June 19:00 and 23 June on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place ballet "Jewels"

Choreography by George Balanchine

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08 June 2013- 16 June 2013

The Bolshoi theatre premieres Yuri Lyubimov’s new take on a Russian classic opera, Prince Igor.

The Bolshoi theatre premieres Yuri Lyubimov’s new take on a Russian classic opera, Prince Igor.


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07 June 2013- 05 July 2013

La Sylphide (Ballet in 2 acts)

7, 8, 9 June and 2, 5 July on the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place ballet "La Sylphide"


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05 June 2013- 30 June 2013

"Giselle" (Ballet in 2 acts)

5, 10, 20, 2829 and 30 June on the new stage of Bolshoi Theatre tale place ballet  "Giselle"

Music by Adolphe Adam

Choreography by Yuri Grigorovich


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26 April 2013- 28 April 2013

Spartacus by Maestro Yuri Grigorovich (Ballet in 3 acts)

26, 27 and 28 April on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Ballet and Opera theatre take place ballet Spartacus by Maestro Yuri Grigorovich


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21 April 2013

Bolshoi Ballet Star Svetlana Zakharova Ballet Gala

Gala Evening for People’s Artist of Russia, Bolshoi Theatre Prima Ballerina Svetlana Zakharova, will be held on 21 April 2013 on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Ballet and Opera theatre


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02 April 2013- 04 April 2013

! PREMIERE ! Giuseppe Verdi "Traviata" (Opera in two acts)

2, 3, and 4 April on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Ballet and Opera theatre take place premiere of opera "Traviata"
Music - Giuseppe Verdi


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28 March 2013- 21 April 2013

Festival "One Hundredth Anniversary of The Rite of Spring - One Hundredth Anniversary of New Art"

From 28 March to 21 April 2013 the Bolshoi Theatre (Small Stage) is holding a Festival dedicated to the one hundredth anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s ballet The Rite of Spring.


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14 March 2013- 17 March 2013

The Sleeping Beauty (Ballet in two acts)

14 March, 15 March, 16 March 12:00, 16 March 19:00 and 17 March on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre take place ballet "The Sleeping Beauty"


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12 March 2013

Winners of the new “Russian Ballet” competition

Winners of the new “Russian Ballet” competition


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06 March 2013- 15 March 2013

Enter La Sonnambula

After a 121-year (!) absence, Vincenzo Bellini’s La Sonnambula, one of the most touching and charming of the bel canto operas, returns to the Bolshoi Theatre repertoire. Opera buffs will certainly appreciate the fact that in the lead will be an opera star with a world-wide reputation, Laura Claycomb, “a coloratura without limit”, as Russian critics have dubbed her.

 

The first night performances will be on 6,7,8,9,10, 14 and 15 March.


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06 March 2013- 15 March 2013

! PREMIERE ! Vincenzo Bellini "La sonnambula" (opera in two acts)

6 March, 7 March, 9 March, 10 March, 14 March and 15 March on the Small Stage of Bolshoi Ballet and Opera theatre take place premiere of opera "La sonnambula" (opera in two acts)  by Vincenzo Bellini


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06 March 2013- 10 March 2013

George Balanchine "Jewels" (ballet in three parts)

6 March, 7 March, 8 Jewels, 9 March 12:00, 9 March 19:00 and 10 March
Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre
George Balanchine "Jewels" (ballet in three parts)


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03 February 2013

NEW RITE OF SPRING

FROM 28 TO 31 MARCH 2013 UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE BOLSHOI THEATRE’S CENTURY OF the RITE of SPRING — CENTURY OF NEW ART FESTIVAL the world première will take place at the Theatre of a new production of Igor Stravinsky’s ballet Le Sacre du printemps by the well-known Russian choreographer Tatiana Baganova. The new Rite of Spring will form part of a double bill with Mats Ek’s Appartement — another new work in the Ballet Company’s repertoire.
The première of Wayne McGregor’s version of The Rite of Spring is postponed. The new date for this work will be announced once Sergei Filin, the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet Company’s Artistic Director, is well enough to resume his duties.


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15 January 2013- 17 January 2013

Ballet in 2 acts "Swan Lake"

Ballet in 2 acts "Swan Lake" will be on 15, 16, 17 January at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre


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09 January 2013- 13 January 2013

PREMIERE "La Traviata"

On 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 January PREMIERE of opera "La Traviata" will be performed at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre


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Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage 4/2 Teatralnaya ploschad (4/2 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia