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Le Corsaire (Bolshoi '19)

Auditorium - Sunday 17 Nov 2019, 15:00

Bolshoi Ballet

Bolshoi Prima Ballerina, the mesmerizing Ekaterina Krysanova, and Leading Soloist Igor Tsvirko, ignite Medora and Conrad’s passion with undeniable intensity in this breathtaking production reworked by Alexei Ratmansky.

On the bazaar square of Andrinopolis, the Pacha is struck by the beauty of Medora and tries to buy her, but the lovely young woman is not for sale. As the transaction is about to come to a close, Medora is kidnaped by Conrad, a charming corsaire who catches her eye. ‘Le Corsaire’ remains a breathtaking production reworked by Alexei Ratmansky, who has created enough dancing for nearly the entire troupe, along with luxurious cinematic sets and a shipwreck, bringing the magic of this company to life. Music - Adolphe Adam; Choreography - Alexei Ratmansky; Libretto - Jules Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Joseph Mazilier (edited by Marius Petipa).  Ekaterina Krysanova (Medora), Igor Tsvirko (Conrad), Denis Savin (Birbanto) Nelli Kobakhidze (Zulmea), Denis Rodkin (“Grand pas des éventails” Soloist) and the Bolshoi Corps de Ballet. Recorded live. 210m (approx) inc 2 intervals.

Tickets £17.50 (Friends £15)

Sun 17 Nov 15:00

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