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The Taming of the Shrew of Bolshoi Ballet (screening)

Hosted by the Consul of the Istanbul Russian Culture Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sun 08 Oct 16:00 - 18:15

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* Please note that this is not a live performance, but screening of the official recording of Bolshoi Ballet performance.

Bolshoi Ballet season presents the greatest classics restaged by today’s most celebrated choreographers for a cinema-exclusive experience featuring some of the finest dancers in the world. Three historical ballets recreated by Alexei Ratmansky (Le Corsaire, Romeo and Juliet and The Flames of Paris) will be shown on the big screen alongside John Neumeier’s The Lady of the Camellias and Jean-Christophe Maillot’s riveting The Taming of the Shrew. Three timeless classics and audience-favorites will complete the season: Giselle, The Nutcracker and Coppélia.

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
Running time 2:05
Music Dmitri Shostakovich
Choreography Jean-Christophe Maillot
After William Shakespeare
Cast Ekaterina Krysanova (Katherina), Vladislav Lantratov (Petruchio), Olga Smirnova (Bianca), Semyon Chudin (Lucentio), Anna Tikhomirova (the Housekeeper), Igor Tsvirko (Hortensio), Vyacheslav Lopatin (Gremio), Artemy Belyakov (Baptista)

Baptista struggles to marry off his tempestuous daughter Katharina, a shrew who denies that any man could possibly be her match. However when she meets Petruchio, who is as ill-tempered as she, the two forces of nature ignite an unexpected and explosive encounter.

Acclaimed choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot brings out the wit, fast-paced athleticism and vibrancy from the Bolshoi Ballet dancers in Shakespeare’s rowdy comedy. Principals Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov clash, challenge and eventually give themselves to one another in a wonderfully entertaining production that can only be seen at the Bolshoi!

** The tickets may be purchased via biletix web-site below of from the cash desk venue. For group tickets please contact me until 30.09.2017
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*** Times and durations are for information purposes only and may be subject to modifications.