La Bayadère

La Bayadère

Time:
16:00
Duration:
3h20
2 intermissions

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SYNOPSIS

The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, giving way to heated passions, and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover their forbidden love.

PRESENTATION

La Bayadere is one of the greatest works classical ballet history – a story of love, death and vengeful judgement set in India. Dazzling sets, costumes, and one of the most iconic scenes in ballet, the “Kingdom of the Shades,” illuminate the tragic tale of the temple dancer Nikiya’s doomed love for the warrior Solor, and their ulimate redemption. A must-see!
Music
Leon Minkus
Choreography
Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto
after Marius Petipa and Sergei Khudekov
Distribution
The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet