Bolshoi Ballet 2016-2017 season to be screened live in world's cinemas
Official trailer. Source: Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema / Youtube
The Bolshoi Ballet returns to the world’s cinema screens with seven performances for the 2016-2017 season.
During the season four titles will be broadcast live via satellite from Moscow, while recorded versions of three other productions will also be screened.
The shows, which feature some of the ballet world's greatest names, have been shot especially for the big screen, providing viewers with a unique opportunity to experience the Bolshoi Ballet.
Over 1,000 cinemas in 50 cities around the world, including in Russia, the UK and the U.S., will participate in the screenings.
The Golden Age (Live) – October 16, 2016
The Bright Stream (Recorded) – November 6, 2016
The Nutcracker (Recorded) – December 18, 2016
The Sleeping Beauty (Live) – January 22, 2017
Swan Lake (Recorded) – February 5, 2017
A Contemporary Evening (Live) – March 19, 2017
A Hero of Our Time (Live) – April 9, 2017
First published in Russian by Ballet Insider