• BAC Sunday Series, Bolshoi Ballet; Sleeping Beauty

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    Name: BAC Sunday Series, Bolshoi Ballet; Sleeping Beauty
    Date: March 10, 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    The Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse on her sixtenth birthday, falling into a deep slumber of one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince could break the spell.

    A resplendent fairytale ballet perfomed by the Bolshoi, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.

    Captured live on Jan. 22, 2017. Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Choreography by Yuri Grigorovich, Libretto after Ivan Vsevolojski and Marius Petipa, Principal Casting: Olga Smirnova (Princess Aurora), Semyon Chudin (Prince Désiré), Alexei Loparevich (The Evil Fairy Carabosse), Yulia Stepanova (The Lilac Fairy), Vitaly Biktimirov (Catalabutte),Artemy Belyakov (Bluebird), Anastasia Denisova (Princess Florine)

    Please note this broadcast has one 15 minute intermission.

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