Bolshoi in Cinema - Giselle

The Bolshoi Ballet is one of the most prestigious ballet companies in the world.

The Bolshoi Ballet in cinema season showcases some of ballet’s greatest classical works performed by the world’s finest dancers and restaged by today’s most celebrated choreographers to create a unique cinematic experience.

On screen on 8 April 2018 is classic romantic ballet Giselle choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich.

Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies the title role alongside the sensational Sergei Polunin as Albrecht, it also stars Ekaterina Shipulina (Myrtha), Denis Savin (Hans) and the Bolshoi Corps de Ballet.

With music by Adolphe Adam this chilling, yet luminous ballet has continued to captivate audiences for over 150 years at the Bolshoi.

The final screening is of Coppélia on 10 June 2018:

The Bolshoi’s unique version of this ebullient comedy by Sergei Vikharev exhibits a fascinating reconstruction of the original 19th century choreography.

To discover where you can experience the magic of the Bolshoi across the UK visit: