The Flames of Paris

Sunday 4th March 2018 - 3.00pm

Bolshoi, Live Broadcast

Very few ballets can properly depict the Bolshoi’s overflowing energy and fiery passion as can Alexei Ratmansky’s captivating revival of Vasily Vainonen’s The Flames of Paris.

Music:                  Boris Asafiev
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky
STARRING:            The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

In the era of the French Revolution, Jeanne and her brother Jérôme leave Marseille for Paris in support the revolutionary effort that is taking over the capital. While fighting for freedom, they both encounter love along the way…
With powerful virtuosity and some of the most stunning pas de deux, the Bolshoi Ballet displays an exuberance almost too enormous for the Moscow stage.

(2hr 15min)

Tickets on sale from 5th February 2018