La Sylphide

Time:
16:00
Duration:
2h00

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SYNOPSIS

On the day of his wedding, the young Scotsman James is awoken with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature, a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love…

PRESENTATION

La Sylphide is one of the world’s oldest surviving ballets, and a treasure in the Danish Bournonville style. Restaged for the Bolshoi by Bournonville expert Johan Kobborg, this production is the ultimate romantic masterpiece.
Music
Herman Severin Løvenskiold
Choreography
Johan Kobborg
Libretto
Adolphe Nourrit and Filippo Taglioni
Distribution
Anastasia Stashkevich (Sylph)
Semyon Chudin (James)
Anna Balukova (Madge, witch)
Xenia Zhiganshina (Effie, James' fiancee)
Artur Mkrtchyan (Gurn)
Daria Khokhlova (The First Sylph)