Bolshoi Ballet Encore 2020: The Lady of the Camellias

The Bolshoi Ballet opens its doors to audiences in cinemas worldwide for the 11th consecutive season. Beginning October 2020, ballet lovers and dance newcomers alike will have the opportunity to discover three major ballets of the Bolshoi Theatre’s repertoire, captured live on the historic stage in Moscow. The Bolshoi Ballet in Cinemas season will continue in 2021 featuring four additional titles to be announced at a later date during the season, with the hope of presenting live broadcasts from the Moscow stage while continuing to monitor closely the global health crisis.

Pre-recorded screening: The Lady of the Camellias

Armand Duval finds himself at the auction of the famous courtesan Marguerite Gautier’s possessions after she passed away. She was Armand’s true love, and the vision of her belongings awakens vivid memories of their turbulent love story.

Choreographer John Neumeier adapts Alexandre Dumas Fils’s timeless novel The Lady of the Camelliasfor the stage with great sensitivity and emotional depth in his work of rare beauty. As the troubled courtesan Marguerite, superstar prima Svetlana Zakharovaand Hamburg Ballet’s guest star Edvin Revazov as Armand bring the passionate drama to new emotional heights accompanied by Chopin’s fantastic score.

 

Sunday 1 November 2020 2.00pm

Canterbury | Colchester | Knutsford | Mayfair | Oxford | Victoria | Wimbledon

 

Monday 2 November 2020 2.00pm

Richmond

 

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