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Bolshoi Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
May 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
By Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse on her sixteenth birthday, falling into a deep slumber of one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet performed by the Bolshoi, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.
Music Director: Vassily Sinaisky
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto: Ivan Vsevolojski & Marius Petipa
Cast: Olga Smirnova, Semyon Chudin, Alexei Loparevich, Yulia Stepanova, Vitaly Biktimirov, Artemy Belyakov & Anastasia Denisova
An NCPA-Pathé Live (Paris) Presentation