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Bolshoi Ballet: The Golden Age
July 15 @ 6:30 pm
By Dmitri Shostakovich
Ballet Screening (140 mins)
An NCPA-Pathé Live (Paris) Presentation
In the 1920s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,” but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With a jazzy score by Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colourful dive into the roaring 20s.
Music Director: Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich & Isaak Glikman
Cast: Nina Kaptsova, Ruslan Skvortsov, Mikhail Lobukhin & Ekaterina Krysanova
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