Fathom Events, BY Experience and Pathé Live present Le Corsaire, performed and captured LIVE from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, October 22.
The world-famous Bolshoi Ballet returns for the fourth consecutive season to select cinemas nationwide with eight spectacular productions from October 2017 through June 2018.
Direct from Moscow, the robust Bolshoi Ballet 2017-18 season will feature awe-inspiring reconstructions of historical ballets, brilliant productions based on literary masterpieces and innovative versions of signature productions.
Complete with timeless classics and audience favorites, ballet in cinema from the Bolshoi remains peerless.
Amidst a bustling Turkish market, the pirate Conrad falls in love at first sight with beautiful Medora, the ward of the slave merchant Lankedem’s bazaar. Conrad kidnaps Medora when Lankedem decides to sell her to the Pasha.
Inspired by Lord Byron’s epic poem and reworked by Alexei Ratmansky from Petipa’s exotic 19th-century classic, this miracle of the repertoire is one of the Bolshoi’s most lavish productions.
Complete with a magnificent awe-inspiring shipwreck and dramatic scenery, this grand romance allows enough dancing for nearly the entire company and is made especially for those who seek miracles in theatre.
Music: Adolphe Adam
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky after Marius Petipa
Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
Click here for more information about the complete Bolshoi Ballet 2017-18 Season.