Bolshoi News>2011>Live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions

09 October 2011

Live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions

THE BOLSHOI BALLET:
THE 2011-2012 SEASON LIVE FROM MOSCOW IN CINEMA FROM SUNDAY 9th OCTOBER, 2011


Paris, 2011, September 12th

Following the worldwide success of the 2010-2011 season*, the Bolshoi Ballet returns to cinema screens for the third consecutive year. As of October 2011, Sunday 9th, the Bolshoi Theatre and Pathe Live propose a brand new series of 6 spectacular ballets (5 of which will be live broadcasts in HD and 5.1).

Some great moments in perspective: the reopening of the Bolshoi historical building, a new production (The Sleeping Beauty) and the biggest names in Russian ballet (Svetlana Zakharova, Maria Alexandrova, Natalia Osipova, Ivan Vasiliev, etc).

These performances will be broadcasted in 80 screens in France and over 400 screens worldwide. These shows will continue to bring the most prestigious ballet scene to everyone’s reach. Spectators will be able to carry on enjoying close-ups with the artists through the impressive audiovisual devices in place (10 high definition cameras), through interviews and exclusive behind the scenes footage.

* 2010 Les Flammes de Paris : 7619 entries across 10 countries and 80 screens
2010-2011 Season : 170 000 entries across 30 countries, 5 shows and over 400 screens (estimate)


2011-2012 PROGRAMME

ESMERALDA
Sunday 9th October 2011 at 17h00 (CEST) (live)
Original choreography : Marius PETIPA
New choreographic version: Yuri BURLAKA and Vasily MEDVEDEV

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY- New production
Sunday 20th November 2011 at 16h00 (CET) (live)
Original choreography : Marius PETIPA
New choreographic version : Yuri GRIGOROVICH

THE NUTCRACKER
Sunday 18th December at 16h00 (CET) (pre-recorded)
Choreography : Yuri GRIGOROVICH

LE CORSAIRE
Sunday 11th march 2012 at 16h00 (CET) (live)
Original choreography : Marius PETIPA
Choreography revival : Alexei RATMANSKY and Yuri BURLAKA

THE BRIGHT STREAM
Sunday 29th april 2012 at 17h00 (CEST) (live)
Choreography : Alexei RATMANSKY

RAYMONDA
Sunday 24th june 2012 at 17h00 (CEST) (live)
Choreography : Yuri GRIGOROVICH
With scenes choreographed by: Marius PETIPA and Alexandre GORSKY

THE STATE ACADEMIC BOLSHOI THEATRE OF RUSSIA

The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia (literally “Grand Theatre”) is one of the greatest music and dance stages in the world. The company was founded in 1776 by Prince Peter Urusov and Michael Maddox after the Decree of the Empress Catherine II. The Bolshoi Ballet is one of the largest ballet companies in the world. With more than 200 members and no less then 30 titles per year, its repertoire includes classic and contemporary works of world-famous choreographers. Moreover, thanks to its own school, the Bolshoi best preserves traditions of classical ballet. The Bolshoi Ballet history is full of legendary artists: Galina Ulanova, Vladimir Vassiliev, Maya Plisetskaya, Marina Semionova, Mikhail Lavrovsky. Amongst famous Bolshoi dancers nowadays, one can name Nikolay Tsiskaridze, Svetlana Zakharova, Maria Alexandrova, Natalia Osipova, Ivan Vassiliev.



Submitted on 06 July 2011, Wednesday


Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage Bol'shaya Dmitrovka Street, 4/2, Moscow, Russia
BEFORE YOU LEAVE...
Enter now for your chance to win a Bolshoi Backstage Tour for 2 !
An error occured. Please, try again.
You're In!
Now you are participating in the drawing of amazing Bolshoi Backstage Tour for 2!