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The Bolshoi Ballet Live: Le Corsaire Live from Moscow

01_12_2019_BOLSHOI_LIVE_Corsaire_(c)Elena-Fetisova

Overview

Le Corsaire, one of the most luxurious and spectacular Bolshoi productions, with 120 dancers and a shipwreck onstage, offers drama, magic, and exoticism. The libretto draws inspiration from Lord Byron’s poem, while Alexei Ratmansky’s choreography is a brilliant reworking of the Petipa classic. The ‘mesmerizing’ Ekaterina Krysanova and Leading Soloist Igor Tsvirko appear
in the main roles.

At the bazaar of Adrianopolis, corsair Conrad falls in love at first sight with beautiful slave Medora. Realizing that the Pasha, struck by her beauty, is trying to buy her, he decides to kidnap her…

Pre-recorded broadcast from Moscow
In collaboration with Pathé Live

Credits

μουσική

Adolphe Adam

 

Choreography

Alexei Ratmansky

Distribution

Medora Ekaterina Krysanova
Conrad Igor Tsvirko
Birbanto Denis Savin
Zulmea Nelli Kobakhidze
‘Grand pas des éventails’ Soloist Denis Rodkin
and the Bolshoi Corps de Ballet

See also

INK (2020), Dimitris Papaioannou, photo ©Julian Mommert

Dance

Dimitris Papaioannou: INK

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Organizer: Megaron Athens Concert Hall

12 - 27.01.2023

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