The Bolshoi Ballet LIVE 2016 – 2017

The greatest company in cinemas.

For the 7th consecutive year, the Bolshoi Ballet opens its doors to global audiences only in cinemas for a 2016-2017 season boasting impeccable classicism and daring performances. With timeless classics (The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake), productions signature to the Bolshoi (The Golden Age, The Bright Stream, A Hero Of Our Time) and an evening dedicated to modern choreography (A Contemporary Evening): the Bolshoi proves once again that it is one of the world’s foremost ballet companies.

Dimanche 16 OCTOBER 2016The Golden Age” Live from Moscow
Music Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreography Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto Yuri Grigorovich and Isaak Glikman
Distribution The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Dimanche 06 NOVEMBER 2016 “The Bright Stream”
Music Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreography Alexei Ratmansky

Distribution
Svetlana Lunkina (Zina)
Mikhail Lobukhin (Pyotr)
Maria Alexandrova (the Ballerina)
Ruslan Skvortsov (the Ballet Dancer)
Denis Savin (the Accordionist)
Alexei Loparevich (the Old Dacha Dweller)

Dimanche 18 DECEMBER 2016 “The Nutcracker”
Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa)

Distribution
Denis Rodkin (the Nutcracker Prince)
Anna Nikulina (Marie)
Andrei Merkuriev (Drosselmeyer)
Vitaly Biktimirov (the Mouse King)
The Bolshoi Corps de Ballet

Dimanche 22 JANUARY 2017 “The Sleeping Beauty” Live from Moscow
Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa (after Charles Perrault)
Distribution The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Dimanche 05 FEBRUARY 2017 “Swan Lake”
Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto Yuri Grigorovich

Distribution
Svetlana Zakharova (Odette/Odile)
Denis Rodkin (Prince Siegfried)
Artemy Belyakov (the Evil Genius)
Igor Tsvirko (the Fool)

Dimanche 19 MARCH 2017 “A Contemporary Evening” New production. Live from Moscow
Music Benjamin Britten (Frank Bridge Variation); Max Richter, Ludwig van Beethoven (Short Time Together), Leonid Desyatnikov (Russian Seasons)
Choreography Hans Van Manen (Frank Bridge Variation); Sol León & Paul Lightfoot (Short Time Together); Alexei Ratmansky (Russian Seasons)

Distribution
The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

Dimanche 09 APRIL 2017 “A Hero of Our Time”. New production. Live from Moscow
Music Ilya Demutsky
Choreography Yuri Possokhov
Libretto Kirill Serebrennikov

Distribution The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

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