The Bolshoi Ballet Live
Flames of Paris
DANCE AT MEGARON – THE BOLSHOI BALLET LIVE FROM MOSCOW
In collaboration with Pathé Live
Pre-recorded broadcast from Moscow
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto: Nicolai Volcov & Vladimir Dmitriev
Music: Boris Asafyev
The Bolshoi Principal Dancers, Soloists, and Corps de Ballet
During the French Revolution, Jeanne and her brother Jérôme leave Marseilles for Paris, in order to join the revolutionary mob. In the midst of the struggle for freedom, the brother and sister fall in love.
An impressive revival by Alexei Ratmansky of Vasily Vainonen’s classic ballet premiered in 1932. A truly lavish production by the Bolshoi Ballet.