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Transmitted from Moscow in High Definition, the Bolshoi Ballet performing one of their most prestigious productions, Les Flammes de Paris – over 130 dancers on stage!
Wednesday 31 March, 7.00
Recorded earlier on the day at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow and beamed to UK cinema screens
Les Flammes de Paris was first presented by Vassili Vaynonen at the Bolshoi Theatre in 1933. It is one of the company’s most interesting and unusual ballets, belonging neither with the classical repertoire nor with the masterpieces of the Soviet period.
Les Flammes de Paris was presented on the eve of the anniversary of the October Revolution; its story takes place during the French Revolution and its protagonists are the common people.
Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Choreographer: Alexei Ratmansky
Composer: Boris Asafiev
Music Director: Pavel Sorokin
Orchestra: Symphonic Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre
Scenographers: Ilya Utkin, Evgeny Monakhov
Costume Designer: Yelena Markovskaya
Lighting Designer: Damir Ismagilov
Music dramaturgy conception: Yuri Burlaka
Full price: £20 Concessions: £19 Members: £18 Children: £5