26 December 2019- 31 December 2019

"Nutcracker" Ballet in 2 acts

Ballet "Nutcracker" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 26, 28, 29, 30 and 31 December 2019


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05 December 2019

Henry Purcell "Dido And Aeneas" Opera in 3 acts

Henry Purcell "Dido And Aeneas" (Opera in 3 acts) will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 5 December 2019


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21 November 2019

"Giselle" (Ballet in two acts) by Alexei Ratmansky

"Giselle" (Ballet in two acts) by Alexei Ratmansky will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 21 November 2019


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02 November 2019- 03 November 2019

Ballet "Autobiography". Tours of Company Wayne McGregor (Great Britain)

Tours of Company Wayne McGregor (Great Britain) 

Ballet "Autobiography" will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 2-3 November 2019


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27 October 2019

Alexander Glazunov "Raymonda" (Ballet in three acts)

Alexander Glazunov "Raymonda" (Ballet in three acts) will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 27 October 2019


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23 October 2019- 25 October 2019

"Shut Eye", "The Statement", "Woke up blind", "Singuliere Odyssee". Tours of Netherlands Dance Theatre

Tours of Netherlands Dance Theatre 

"Shut Eye", "The Statement", "Woke up blind", "Singuliere Odyssee" by Netherlands Dance Theatre will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 23-25 October 2019


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02 October 2019- 03 October 2019

Ballet "Hedda Gabler". Tours of The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet

Ballet "Hedda Gabler" by Norwegian National Opera & Ballet will take place at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 2-3 October 2019


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28 September 2019- 29 September 2019

Joby Talbot "The winter's tale" (Ballet in three acts)

"The winter's tale" (Ballet in three acts) will take place at the Main Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 28-29 September 2019


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26 September 2019- 29 September 2019

Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov "The Tale Of Tsar Saltan" (Opera in four acts)

Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov "The Tale Of Tsar Saltan" (Opera in four acts) will take place at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 26-29 September 2019


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21 September 2019- 25 September 2019

"Swan Lake" Ballet in 2 acts

"Swan Lake" Ballet in 2 acts will take place at the Main Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 21-25 September 2019


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17 September 2019- 19 September 2019

PREMIERE Pyotr Tchaikovsky "Eugene Onegin" Lyric scenes in theree acts

PREMIERE of opera "Eugene Onegin" (Lyric scenes in theree acts) will take place at the Main Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 17-19 September 2019


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12 September 2019

"Creation of the World" by A. Petrov (Ballet in two acts)

Kasatkina and Vasilyov State Academic Classical Ballet Theatre (Moscow Classical Ballet) 

"Creation of the World" by A. Petrov (Ballet in two acts) will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 12 September 2019


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10 September 2019- 11 September 2019

"The Rite of Spring" (Ballet) Tours of Peacock Contemporary Dance Company (China)

"The Rite of Spring" (Ballet) will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 10-11 September 2019


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29 July 2019- 31 July 2019

Tours of Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre. Peter Tchaikovsky "The Sleeping Beauty" (Ballet in two acts)

Tours of Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre.

"The Sleeping Beauty" (Ballet in two acts) will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 29-31 July 2019

Music by Peter Tchaikovsky


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25 July 2019- 27 July 2019

Modern Dance Ballet of Boris Eifman. "The Pygmalion Effect"

Modern Dance Ballet of Boris Eifman. "The Pygmalion Effect" (by Johann Strauss, Jr.) will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 25-27 July 2019


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23 July 2019- 24 July 2019

Tours of Slovene National Theatre Maribor Ballet. "Peer Gynt" (A contemporary ballet by Edward Clug in two acts)

Tours of Slovene National Theatre Maribor Ballet. "Peer Gynt" (A contemporary ballet by Edward Clug in two acts) will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 23-24 July 2019


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19 July 2019- 21 July 2019

"Coppelia" Ballet in 3 acts

"Coppelia" (Ballet in 3 acts) will take place at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 19-21 July 2019


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19 July 2019

!WORLD PREMIERE! "Krasavin-Samodurov" (Ballet in one act)

!WORLD PREMIERE! "Krasavin-Samodurov" (Ballet in one act) will take place at the Small Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 19 July 2019

Choreography by Vyacheslav Samodurov


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18 July 2019- 21 July 2019

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky "The Queen of Spades" (Opera in three acts)

Opera "The Queen of Spades" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 18-21 July 2019


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16 July 2019- 17 July 2019

"Onegin" Ballet

Ballet "Onegin" will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi on 16-17 July 2019

Choreography by John Cranko


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16 July 2019- 17 July 2019

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

Dmitry Shostakovich "Katerina Izmailova" opera in 4 acts (Revision of "Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk") will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 16-17 July 2019


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12 July 2019- 13 July 2019

Alexander Glazunov "Raymonda" (Ballet in three acts)

Alexander Glazunov "Raymonda" (Ballet in three acts) will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 12-13 July 2019


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11 July 2019- 14 July 2019

English National Ballet. "Giselle" ballet Akram Khan’s choreography

English National Ballet. "Giselle" ballet will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 11-14 July 2019

Akram Khan’s choreography


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09 July 2019- 10 July 2019

"The Tsar's Bride" Opera in 4 acts

Opera "The Tsar's Bride" by Rimsky-Korsakov will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre at 9-10 July 2019


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04 July 2019- 07 July 2019

Tours of Rostov State Opera and Ballet Theatre

Tours of Rostov State Opera and Ballet Theatre will take place at the Bolshoi Theatre on 4, 5, 6 and 7 July 2019


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01 July 2019- 04 July 2019

Igor Moiseyev State Academic Ensemble of Popular Dance Concert

Igor Moiseyev State Academic Ensemble of Popular Dance Concert will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 1-4 July 2019


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29 June 2019- 02 July 2019

Giuseppe Verdi "Un Ballo in Maschera" (opera in 3 acts)

"Un Ballo in Maschera" (opera in 3 acts) by Giuseppe Verdi will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 29-30 June and 1-2 July 2019


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22 June 2019- 23 June 2019

Bolshoi Ballet Star Svetlana Zakharova Ballet Gala (Best Dances from different Ballets, performed by the Bolshoi Ballet Stars only)

Bolshoi Ballet Star Svetlana Zakharova Ballet Gala will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 22-23 June 2019


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19 June 2019- 22 June 2019

"La Boheme" Opera in 3 acts

"La Boheme" Opera in 3 acts will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 19-22 June 2019


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18 June 2019- 20 June 2019

Don Quixote (ballet in 3 acts)

Don Quixote (ballet in 3 acts) will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 18-20 June 2019


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13 June 2019- 16 June 2019

!PREMIERE! DOUBLE BILL Maurice Bejart "Gaite Parisienne", George Balancine "Symphony in C"

Premiere of ballet Maurice Bejart "Gaite Parisienne", George Balancine "Symphony in C" will take place at the Small Stage of Bolshoi Theatre at 13-16 June 2019


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12 June 2019- 16 June 2019

"Don Carlos" Opera in 4 acts

Opera "Don Carlos" by Giuseppe Verdi will take place on 12-16 June 2019 at the Main Stage of Bolshoi theatre.


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07 June 2019- 26 June 2019

"Carmen" (Opera in 4 acts)

"Carmen" Opera in 4 acts will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 7-9 June and 25-26 June 2019


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03 June 2019- 04 June 2019

Ballet performance of the Best Graduates of the Bolshoi Ballet academy of choreography

Ballet performance of the Best Graduates of the Bolshoi Ballet academy of choreography will take place at the Main Sage of Bolshoi Theatre on 3-4 June 2019


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31 May 2019

"Giselle" Ballet in 2 acts

Ballet "Giselle" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 31 May 2019


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28 May 2019- 30 May 2019

Don Quixote (ballet in 3 acts)

Don Quixote (ballet in 3 acts) will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 28-30 May 2019


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25 May 2019- 26 May 2019

"The Stone Guest" Opera

Opera "The Stone Guest" will take place at the Historic Stage of Bolshoi on 25-26 May 2019


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24 May 2019- 26 May 2019

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

Ballet "A Legend of Love", choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich, will presented at the Historic Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 24-26 May 2019


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21 May 2019- 23 May 2019

"Iolanta" Opera in 2 acts

Opera "Iolanta" will take place at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 21-23 May 2019


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21 May 2019- 22 May 2019

"Benois de la Danse" - Russian Ballet Oscar.

"Benois de la Danse" Nominees Gala Concert will take place on 21 May 2019
"Benois de la Danse" - Russian Ballet Oscar. Different Years Laureats Ballet Gala (Best Dances from different Ballets performed by World and Bolshoi Ballet Stars)will take place on 22 May 2019


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17 May 2019- 19 May 2019

Evening of one-act ballets: "Carmen Suite" "Petrushka"

Evening of one-act ballets: "Carmen Suite" "Petrushka" will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 17-19 May 2019


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15 May 2019- 19 May 2019

!PREMIERE! of opera "Eugene Onegin" by Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Premiere of opera "Eugene Onegin" by Pyotr Tchaikovsky will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 15-19 May 2019


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11 May 2019- 12 May 2019

"Forgotten Land" in triple bill with ballets "The Cage" and "Etudes"

"Forgotten Land" in triple bill with ballets "The Cage" and "Etudes" will take place at the  Small Stage of Bolshoi on 11-12 May 2019


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08 May 2019- 10 May 2019

"Onegin" ballet

Ballet "Onegin" will take place at the Small Stage of Bolshoi on 8-10 May 2019

Choreography by John Cranko


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04 May 2019- 02 June 2019

Camille Saint-Saens "Le Carnaval des animaux" (suite in 14 movements)

Concert "Le Carnaval des animaux" by Camille Saint-Saens will take place at the Bolshoi Theatre New Stage on 4 May, 1-2 June 2019


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02 May 2019- 05 May 2019

The Sleeping Beauty (Ballet in two acts)

Ballet "The Sleeping Beauty" will take place at the Historic Stage of Bolshoi on 2-5 May 2019


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01 May 2019- 05 May 2019

"Le Nozze di Figaro" Opera in 4 acts

Opera "Le Nozze di Figaro" will take place at the Small Stage of Bolshoi on 1-5 May 2019


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27 April 2019- 28 April 2019

Evening of one-act Ballets: The Cage. Carmen Suite. Etudes.

Evening of one-act Ballets: "The Cage. Carmen Suite. Etudes" will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 27-28 April 2019


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25 April 2019- 28 April 2019

Gioacchino Rossini "Il Viaggio a Reims" Opera in concert performance

Opera "Il Viaggio a Reims" by Gioacchino Rossini will take place at the Historic Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 25-28 April 2019


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23 April 2019- 25 April 2019

"La Sylphide" Ballet in 2 acts

Ballet "La Sylphide" will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 23-25 April 2019


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20 April 2019- 21 April 2019

"The Flames of Paris" Ballet

Ballet "The Flames of Paris" at the New Stage of Bolshoi Ballet and Opera theatre will take place on 20-21 April 2019


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18 April 2019- 21 April 2019

"La Traviata" Opera in 3 acts

Opera "La Traviata" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi on 18-21 April 2019


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16 April 2019- 18 April 2019

Sergei Prokofiev "Romeo and Juliet" (ballet in 3 acts)

"Romeo and Juliet" (ballet in 3 acts) by Sergei Prokofiev will take place at the New Stage of  Bolshoi Theatre on 16-18 April 2019

Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky


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12 April 2019- 14 April 2019

"Anna Karenina" Ballet

Ballet by John Neumeier in two acts "Anna Karenina" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 12-14 April 2019


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10 April 2019- 14 April 2019

Gioacchino Rossini "Il Barbiere di siviglia" opera in two acts

Opera "Il Barbiere di siviglia" by Gioacchino Rossini will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 10-14 April 2019


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06 April 2019- 07 April 2019

"Iolanta" Opera in 2 acts

Opera "Iolanta" will take place at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 6-7 April 2019


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04 April 2019- 07 April 2019

!PREMIERE! of ballet "The winter`s tale" choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon

Premiere of ballet "The winter`s tale" in three acts choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon to a commissioned score by Joby Talbot will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 4-7 April 2019


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03 April 2019- 04 April 2019

"Don Pasquale" Opera

Opera "Don Pasquale" will take place at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 3-4 April 2019


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28 March 2019- 31 March 2019

"La Boheme" Opera in 3 acts

"La Boheme" Opera in 3 acts will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 28-31 March 2019


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22 March 2019- 24 March 2019

"Coppelia" Ballet in 3 acts

"Coppelia" (Ballet in 3 acts) will take place at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 22-24 March 2019


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22 March 2019- 24 March 2019

"Manon Lescaut" Opera

Opera "Manon Lescaut" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 22-24 March 2019


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16 March 2019- 17 March 2019

"Giselle" Ballet in 2 acts

Ballet "Giselle" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 16-17 March 2019


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14 March 2019- 30 March 2019

Camille Saint-Saens "Le Carnaval des animaux" (suite in 14 movements)

Concert "Le Carnaval des animaux" by Camille Saint-Saens will take place at the Bolshoi Theatre New Stage on 14, 16, 30 March 2019


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13 March 2019- 19 March 2019

Georg Friedrich Handel "Alcina" (opera in 2 acts)

Opera "Alcina" by Georg Friedrich Handel will take place at the New stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 13, 15, 17, 19 March 2019


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13 March 2019- 15 March 2019

"La Dame aux Camellias" Ballet

Ballet "La Dame aux Camellias" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 13-15 March 2019


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11 March 2019

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov "The Maid of Pskov" (opera in 3 acts)

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov "The Maid of Pskov" (opera in 3 acts) will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 11 March 2019


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07 March 2019- 10 March 2019

Cesare Pugni "La Fille du Pharaon" (Ballet in three acts)

Ballet "La Fille du Pharaon" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 7-10 March 2019


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06 March 2019- 09 March 2019

!PREMIERE! of opera "Rusalka" dy Antonin Dvorak

!PREMIERE! of opera "Rusalka" dy Antonin Dvorak will take place at the Small Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 6, 8, 9 March 2018


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01 March 2019- 03 March 2019

"Swan Lake" Ballet in 2 acts

Ballet "Swan Lake" will take place at the Historic Stage of Bolshoi on 1-3 March, 9-10 April 2019


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27 February 2019- 28 February 2019

Ballet "Nureyev"

Ballet "Nureyev" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 27-28 February 2019


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22 February 2019- 24 February 2019

Evening of one-act ballets: William Forsithe "Artifact suite", Edward Clug "Petrushka"

Evening of one-act ballets: William Forsithe "Artifact suite", Edward Clug "Petrushka" will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 22-24 February 2019


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20 February 2019- 24 February 2019

Giuseppe Verdi "Un Ballo in Maschera" (opera in 3 acts)

"Un Ballo in Maschera" (opera in 3 acts) by Giuseppe Verdi will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 20-24 February 2019


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19 February 2019- 20 February 2019

Sergei Prokofiev "Romeo and Juliet" (ballet in 3 acts)

"Romeo and Juliet" (ballet in 3 acts) by Sergei Prokofiev will take place at the New Stage of  Bolshoi Theatre on 19-20 February 2019

Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky


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16 February 2019- 17 February 2019

Jewels (Ballet in 3 acts)

Ballet "Jewels" will take place on 16-17 February 2019 at the Main stage of Bolshoi theatre


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13 February 2019- 16 February 2019

The Idiot (Opera in four acts)

Opera "The Idiot" will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi on 13-16 February 2019


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12 February 2019- 14 February 2019

Don Quixote (ballet in 3 acts)

Don Quixote (ballet in 3 acts) will take place at the Bolshoi Theatre on 12-14 February 2019


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07 February 2019- 10 February 2019

Spartacus (Ballet in 3 acts)

Ballet in 3 acts "Spartacus" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 7-10 February 2019


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06 February 2019- 10 February 2019

Cosi fan tutte (Opera)

Opera "Cosi fan tutte" will take place at the Small Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 6-10 February 2019

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


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02 February 2019- 15 May 2019

"The Bright Stream" Ballet in 2 acts

Ballet "The Bright Stream" will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 2-3 February and 14-15 May 2019


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01 February 2019

Ballet Gala in Honor of Ekaterina Maximova. Gala Night in Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary

Ballet Gala in Honor of Ekaterina Maximova (Gala Night in Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary) will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 1 February 2019


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29 January 2019- 31 January 2019

"Onegin" ballet

Ballet "Onegin" will take place at the Small Stage of Bolshoi on 29-31 January 2019

Choreography by John Cranko


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29 January 2019- 31 January 2019

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky "The Queen of Spades" (Opera in three acts)

Opera "The Queen of Spades" will take place at the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 29-31 January 2019


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26 January 2019- 27 January 2019

Evening of one-act Ballets: The Cage. Carmen Suite. Etudes.

Evening of one-act Ballets: The Cage. Carmen Suite. Etudes. will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 26-27 January 2019


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23 January 2019- 26 January 2019

Don Carlos (Verdi) Opera in 4 acts

Opera "Don Carlos" by Giuseppe Verdi will take place on 23-26 January 2019 at the Main Stage of Bolshoi theatre.


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22 January 2019- 24 January 2019

Ballet "The Taming of the Shrew"

Ballet "The Taming of the Shrew" will take place at the New Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on 22-24 January 2019


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19 January 2019- 20 January 2019

"The Stone Guest" Opera

"The Stone Guest" Opera will take place at the Historic Stage of Bolshoi on 19-20 January 2019


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15 January 2019- 17 January 2019

"Iolanta" Opera in 2 acts

Opera "Iolanta" will take place at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 15-17 January 2019


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13 January 2019- 14 January 2019

Igor Moiseyev State Academic Ensemble of Popular Dance

Igor Moiseyev State Academic Ensemble of Popular Dance on the Main Stage of Bolshoi Theatre at 13-14 January 2019


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12 January 2019- 13 January 2019

"Coppelia" Ballet in 3 acts

"Coppelia" Ballet in 3 acts will take place at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre on 12-13 January 2019


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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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