Category: bolshoi ballet

Denis Savin as Hamlet, and Igor Tsvirko as Lae…

Denis Savin as Hamlet, and Igor Tsvirko as Laertes, in Hamlet (Bolshoi Ballet)

Ivan the Terrible (Bolshoi Ballet)

Ivan the Terrible (Bolshoi Ballet)

Igor Tsvirko as the Fool in Swan Lake (Bolshoi…

Igor Tsvirko as the Fool in Swan Lake (Bolshoi Ballet)

La Sylphide (Bolshoi Ballet)

La Sylphide (Bolshoi Ballet)

Margarita Shrainer as Gamzatti in La Bayadère …

Margarita Shrainer as Gamzatti in La Bayadère (Bolshoi Ballet, 2018)

Alexander Vodopetov in Russian Seasons (Bolsho…

Alexander Vodopetov in Russian Seasons (Bolshoi Ballet)

Yekaterina Krysanova as Giselle, and Denis Rod…

Yekaterina Krysanova as Giselle, and Denis Rodkin as Albrecht, in Giselle (Bolshoi Ballet)

The relationship between the theatre and the p…

The relationship between the theatre and the public has, unfortunately, changed pretty drastically. In the past, the auditorium was filled with true lovers of the arts, but that’s no longer the case because these people can’t afford the astronomic ticket prices. Now you get some people who come [to the Bolshoi] to take a photo in front of the famous chandelier and leave.

Raisa Struchkova [left] and ballet master Asaf…

Raisa Struchkova [left] and ballet master Asaf Messerer (Bolshoi Ballet Academy, 1961)

Igor Tsvirko as Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (…

Igor Tsvirko as Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (Bolshoi Ballet)