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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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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Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage Bol'shaya Dmitrovka Street, 4/2, Moscow, Russia
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