11 December 2008

Gala Performance in Honor of Yelena Obraztsova

Gala Performance in Honor of Yelena Obraztsova


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20 November 2008- 23 November 2008

! PREMIERE ! Georges Bizet "Carmen"

! PREMIERE ! Georges Bizet "Carmen"


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15 November 2008

Ballets in Celebration of Ballet

Two premieres and three ballets in one evening! The Bolshoi Ballet presents a program of works by Petipa, Balanchine, Ratmansky

Russian Seasons
Paquita


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10 October 2008- 13 October 2008

The Invisible City of Kitezh acquires a new look at the Bolshoi Theatre New Stage

The premiere performances ran from 10 to 13 October 2008.
The second series will run from 2 to 4 December.


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14 September 2008

Bolshoi opens the 233rd season with its exclusive version of Boris Godunov

The production which is based on the second author's version (Music Director - Alexander Vedernikov, Director - Alexander Sokurov) was a great succes at Ljubljana Music Festival last year and at Athens Festival this summer.

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06 May 2008

Dance in Expectation of its "Benois"

Having for the 16th time studied the ballet map of the world, the authoritative jury of the Benois de la Danse program is all set to name what, in its view, are the most brilliant, creative achievements in dance of the past year.
The most outstanding candidates will receive the Benois-2008 prize.


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24 April 2008

New Kitezh will be seen in Moscow and in Cagliari as well

The 2008 opera season in the city of Cagliari opens with the premiere of a Bolshoi Theatre and Teatro Lirico di Cagliari co-production of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and of the Maiden Fevronia.


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22 April 2008

That 'sweet' word – freedom

Carmen, one of the most popular operas of all times, is to return to the Bolshoi Theatre repertoire.


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19 March 2008

Bolshoi Ballet at State Kremlin Palace

The Ballet Company will be appearing again at the State Kremlin Palace: on 6 and 7 February, there will be two performances of Don Quixote and, on 19 and 20 March — two performances of La Fille du Pharaon; a whole series of performances, including La Bayadere and Swan Lake, is planned for April.


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20 February 2008

Bournonville a la Kobborg

Later this month, the Bolshoi Theatre will be presenting another ballet premiere - La Sylphide.


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05 January 2008

Bolshoi Ballet Returns to Paris after 4-year Interval

Four years ago, the Bolshoi Ballet had Paris audiences at its feet. Balletomanes liked everything: they noted the dancers’ virtuosity, the variety in repertoire, and the exuberant joie de vivre and choreographic inventiveness of the ballet The Bright Stream. In including the latter ballet in the tour program, the Theatre thought they were taking a risk — Western audiences might not understand a work centered round “life on a collective farm”. But their fears proved to be unjustified: The Bright Stream caused a real sensation. 


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