The internationally renowned Bolshoi Ballet is recognised as one of the foremost ballet companies in the world and has been wowing audiences for over 200 years.
Sun 27 Oct, 15:00
Raymonda is must-see of the Bolshoi, a work of living dance history. Raymonda’s fate is threatened when she rejects the advances of a suitor. Broadcast live via satellite.
Le Corsaire (Recorded)
Sun 17 Nov, 15:00
Inspired by Lord Byron’s epic poem, Le Corsaire is a jewel in the Bolshoi’s repertoire. Threaded with adventures and excitement, it makes for a grand show featuring some of ballet’s most renowned scenes.
The Nutcracker (Recorded)
Sun 26 Jan, 15:00
Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of jilted brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion. Broadcast live via satellite.
Swan Lake (Live)
Sun 23 Feb, 15:00
Prince Siegfried is summoned by his parents to choose a bride. However, he encounters a mysterious swan-woman by the lake, Odette, and is captivated by her. His vow of eternal love to her will have irreversible consequences. Broadcast live via satellite.
Romeo and Juliet (Recorded)
Sun 29 Mar, 15:00
In spite of each of their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues will cost Mercutio’s life, causing Romeo a desire of vengeance for the loss of his friend.
Sun 19 Apr, 16:00
This opulent triptych was inspired by the store of the famous jeweller 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 diamond. Broadcast live via satellite.