The Lady of the Camellias
Bolshoi, Encore Showing
Another chance to see Neumeier’s dramatic masterpiece performed by the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.
Music: Frédéric Chopin
Choreography: John Neumeier
STARRING: Svetlana Zakharova and the Bolshoi Corps de Ballet
As he arrives in Paris for the first time, the young and naive Armand is utterly captivated after meeting the ravishing and most desirable courtesan Marguerite Gautier. Their encounter gives birth to a passionate yet doomed love…Alexandre Dumas’s novel comes to life on the Bolshoi stage, with prima Svetlana Zakharova as the ailing Marguerite seeking love and redemption from her life as a courtesan. The Bolshoi brings choreographer John Neumeier’s work of rare beauty and tragic depth to new emotional heights, accompanied by Chopin’s romantic piano score.
This ballet was first broadcast live on 6th December 2015.