FESTIVAL
BAROQUE. A JOURNEY
OPENING OF THE FESTIVAL
JULIA LEZHNEVA GALA
New Stage
07.10
WORLD PREMIERE
Ballet by Jean-Christophe Maillot
to music by Dmitri Shostakovich
Ballet in two acts
based on the play by William Shakespeare
New Stage
3.10, 4.10 (12.00, 19.00), 5.10
Music Dmitri Shostakovich Choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot Set Designer Ernest Pignon-Ernest Music Director Igor Dronov
PREMIERE
Ballet in three acts
Historic Stage
23.10, 24.10, 25.10, 26.10
6.11, 7.11, 9.11
Music Arif Melikov Choreographer Yuri Grigorovich Designer Simon Virsaladze Music Director Music Director
PREMIERE
Romantic opera for children
in two acts
28.11-30.11
27.12, 18.12, 30.12, 31.12
2.01-4.01
Music Sergei Banevich Music Director Anton Grishanin Stage Director Dmitry Belyanushkin Set Designer Valery Leventhal
General Sponsor
of the Bolshoi Theatre

239-th SEASON

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Theatre Historic Building Tours

Theatre tours in Russian and English are held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Tours are one-hour-long.
Tour groups are limited to a maximum of 20 people.
All tours in Russian start at 12:10.
All tours in English start at 12:15.
Tickets can be purchased on the day of the tour at the ticket office located in the Historic building of the Theatre (door #12).

01.10.2014
Broadcast


GLOBAL FIRST: FIVE WORLD-CLASS BALLET COMPANIES, ONE DAY OF LIVE STREAMING ON WEDNESDAY 1 OCTOBER.
Broadcasting begins at 3 BST.
Australian Ballet | Bolshoi Ballet | The Royal Ballet | The National Ballet of Canada | San Francisco Ballet

Follow #WorldBalletDay on The Bolshoi Theatre social media channels:
Youtube — http://www.youtube.com/user/bolshoi — video live-stream.
Twitter — https://twitter.com/BolshoiOfficial — announcements of upcoming events planned for the broadcast.
Instagram — http://instagram.com/bolshoi_theatre — exclusive shots during all of the broadcast.

01.10.2014
Ballet


Not only followers all over the world are preparing for the long-expected #WorldBalletDay uploading videos with their pirouettes, but The Bolshoi Ballet stars are totally preparing too. Svetlana Zakharova, Maria Alexandrova, Artem Ovcharenko and Denis Rodkin shared their expectations of the upcoming live-stream from backstage of The Bolshoi Theatre.

01.10.2014
Announce
La Traviata. Guest atrists
Luciano Ganci will perform the role of Alfredo on 3 and 5 October.
Suren Maksutov will perform Alfredo on 2 and 4 October.
09.09.2014
Promotion in the Bolshoi Ballet
Denisl Rodkin is promoted from the First Soloist to the Leading Soloist; Maria Vinogradova and Igor Tsvirko — from Soloists to the First Soloists; Svetlana Pavlova and Alexander Fadeyechev — from Artists to the Soloists.