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Ballet in Cinema


2017-18 Bolshoi and Royal Ballet Season
Broadcast dates and times will differ by country
In Canada, Bolshoi performances only are available at Cineplex theatres and start at 1255 on Sunday afternoons, often a different Sunday than the one announced on the Bolshoi in Cinema site. 
For Bolshoi broadcasts, please check 
or (in North America)
http://bolshoiballetincinema.com/  

For Royal Ballet broadcasts, Please click on the titles to find a venue and date near you. In Toronto these are likely to be shown at Hot Docs Cinema. Sign up for the Tours en l'air newsletter to be kept up to date on showings and also for ticket giveaways.

28 February 2018  Royal Ballet
(1 April at Hotdocs Cinema in Toronto)


The Winter's Tale


Shakespeare’s tale of love and loss becomes compelling dance drama in Christopher Wheeldon’s ballet adaptation, with music by Joby Talbot.

Sunday

The Flames of Paris


Live from Moscow
Music
Boris Asafiev
Choreography
Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto
Nikolai Volkov and Vladimir Dmitriev

 

In the era of the French Revolution, Jeanne and her brother Jérôme leave Marseille for Paris in support of the revolutionary effort that is taking over the capital. While fighting for freedom, they both encounter love along the way…
Info


27 March 2018  Royal Ballet

New Wayne McGregor / The Age of Anxiety / New Christopher Wheeldon


The Royal Ballet celebrates the centenary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth with an all-Bernstein programme from Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon.
Sunday

Giselle


Captured live on Oct 11, 2015
Music
Adolphe Adam
Choreography
Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto
Theophile Gautier and Jean-Henry Saint-Georges
Distribution
Svetlana Zakharova (Giselle)
Sergei Polunin (Albrecht)
Ekaterina Shipulina (Myrtha)
Denis Savin (Hans)
Daria Khokhlova/Igor Tsvirko
The Bolshoi's corps de ballet
When Giselle learns that her beloved Albrecht is promised to another woman, she dies of a broken heart in his arms. While Albrecht grieves, she returns from the dead as a Wili, a vengeful spirit meant to make unfaithful men dance until death…


3 May 2018  Royal Ballet


Manon


Kenneth MacMillan’s powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet, set to music by Massenet.



Sunday

Coppélia


Live from Moscow
Music
Leo Delibes
Choreography
Sergei Vikharev
Libretto
Charles Nuitter and Arthur Saint-Leon

 

Swanhilda notices her fiancee Franz is infatuated with the beautiful Coppélia who sits reading on her balcony each day. Nearly breaking up the two sweethearts, Coppelia is not what she seems and Swanhilda decides to teach Franz a lesson…
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12 June 2018  Royal Ballet


Swan Lake

The Royal Ballet presents a new production of Tchaikovsky’s magnificent classical ballet, with additional choreography by Liam Scarlett and designs by John Macfarlane.

Bolshoi 2018-19 season:

November 11, 2018
LA SYLPHIDE (new)

December 2, 2018
DON QUIXOTE (repeat)

December 23, 2018
THE NUTCRACKER 

January 20, 2019
LA BAYADERE (new)

March 10, 2019
THE SLEEPING BEAUTY (repeat)

April 7, 2019
THE GOLDEN AGE 

May 19, 2019
CARMEN SUITE (new)
PETRUSHKA
 (new, choreography by Edward Clug)



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Katherine Barber
Tours en l'air Ballet Holidays
email: toursenlair@gmail.com
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