Bolshoi introduces celebrity lovers crossed by stars to Shakespeare’s most tragic love story set in the score for Prokofiev’s film only on March 29.
Young farmer Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has committed to another. Against his will, he joins Wilis, vindictive spirits who cross Albrecht and condemn him to dance until he dies of exhaustion.
This sumptuous triptych was inspired by Balanchine by the famous 5th Avenue jewelers in New York. Celebrates dance cities and schools in Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each represented by a precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond
Prince Siegfried is called by his parents to choose a wife. However, he is completely obsessed with Odette, a mysterious enchanted swan woman whom he has found by the pond. He expresses a promise of eternal love, but fate decides otherwise …
Captured live, directly from Moscow, Russia, this stunningly beautiful masterpiece born at the Bolshoi Theater is a favorite on February 23.