Bolshoi Ballet: Showing: Le Corsaire

  • 12A

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Inspired by Lord Byrons epic poem and reworked by Alexei Ratmansky from Petipas exotic 19th century classic, this miracle of the repertoire is one of the Bolshois most lavish productions.Music: Adolphe Adam Choreography: Alexei RatmanskyStarring: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de BalletAmidst a bustling market, the pirate Conrad falls in love at first sight with the beautiful Medora, the ward of the slave merchant Lankedems bazaar. Conrad kidnaps Medora when Lanquedem decides to sell her to the Pasha.Complete with a magnificent awe-inspiring shipwreck and dramatic scenery, this grand romance allows enough dancing for nearly the entire company and made especially for those who seek miracles in theatre. (3hr 35min)

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