RAYMONDA

Time:
16:00
Duration:
3h00
Version:
VO
1 intermission

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SYNOPSIS

Raymonda is betrothed to Jean de Brienne, a gallant knight who pledged to go on a crusade led by the King of Hungary. When her beloved leaves, Abderakhman, a foreign knight, makes a bid for the hand of Raymonda and threatens her fate when she rejects him… 

PRESENTATION

Raymonda is a must-see of the Bolshoi, a work of living dance history. Being one of legendary choreographer Marius Petipa’s final works, he fully armed this ballet with beautiful court scenes, romantic corps de ballet dances, Hungarian czardas and a title role suited for the most outstanding ballerina.
Music
Alexander Glazunov
Choreography
Yuri Grigorovich (after Marius Petipa)
Libretto
Yuri Grigorovich (after Lidia Pashkova)
Distribution
Olga Smirnova (Raymonda)
Artemy Belyakov (Jean de Brienne)
Igor Tsvirko (Aberakhman)
Anastasia Denisova, Maria Vinogradova (Clémence and Henriette)
and the Bolshoi Corps de ballet