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Bolshoi Ballet 2018/19: Sleeping Beauty

Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich

Libretto after: Ivan Vsevolojski and Marius Petipa

Cast: Olga Smirnova, Semyon Chudin, Alexei Loparevich, Yulia Stepanova, Vitaly Biktimirov, Artemy Belyakov, Anastasia Denisova

Live recording from on January 22, 2017.

The Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse on her sixtenth birthday, falling into a deep slumber of one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince could break the spell.

A resplendent fairytale ballet perfomed by the Bolshoi, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.

Sunday 10 March 2019 3.00pm

Oxford | Ripon | Victoria

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