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Bolshoi: Carmen Suite/Petrushka
May 19th 4:00 pm
Music Georges Bizet and Rodion Shchedrin
Choreography Alberto Alonso
Libretto Alberto Alonso after Carmen de Prosper Mérimée
Music Igor Stravinsky
Choreography Edward Clug
Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
Carmen is as passionate and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug, in an evening encapsulating the soul of Russian Ballet.
Approx running time: 2hrs 20mins