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Jewels (Bolshoi '20)

Auditorium - Sunday 19 Apr 2020, 16:00
Live -

Bolshoi Ballet Live from Moscow

This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamonds.

Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the three dance schools that had forged his style, each represented by a contrasting gemstonewith 3 contasting scores by Faure, Stravinsky and  Tchaikovsky Jewels offers a unique occasion to enjoy the genius of choreographer’s visually captivating work performed by some of the world’s most dazzling dancers. Music Gabriel Fauré, Igor Stravinsky, Pyotr IlyichTchaikovsky: Choreography George Balanchine; The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet.

165m approx including 2 intervals.

Tickets £17.50 (Friends/Students £15)

Sun 19 Apr 16:00 - 18:50 approx (Live)

Closed for Booking