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BOLSHOI BALLET: Le Corsaire

This event is a recording of a live performance.


On the bazaar square of Andrinopolis, the Pachais struck by the beauty of Medora and tries to buy her, but the lovely young woman is not for sale. As the transaction is about to come to a close, Medora is kidnapped by Conrad, a charming corsair who catches her eye.

Inspired by Lord Byron’s epic poem, this jewel of the Bolshoi's repertoire is threaded with adventures and excitement, and makes for a grand show featuring some of ballet’s most renowned scenes.

Bolshoi Prima Ballerina Ekaterina Krysanova and Leading Soloist Igor Tsvirko ignite Medora and Conrad’s passion with undeniable intensity. LE CORSAIRE remains a breathtaking production reworked by Alexei Ratmansky, who has created enough dancing for nearly the entire troupe, along with luxurious cinematic sets and a shipwreck, bringing the magic of this company to life.


Film Information

Running Time: 3hrs 30mins

BBFC Advice: TBC

Director(s): Alexei Ratmansky

Country of Origin: Russia

Year of release:

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