Inspired by Lord Byron’s epic poem, this jewel of the repertoire boasts a lavish production complete with a shipwreck, pirates, and some of ballet’s most renowned scenes.
Bolshoi Prima Ballerina, the “mesmerizing” Ekaterina Krysanove 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.
The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, was founded in 1776 and to this day remains a spearhead of Russian culture as one of the largest and most celebrated ballet companies in the world. For the 8th consecutive season, the Bolshoi Ballet opens its doors to viewers across the world to attend their outstanding performances in more than 1,700 cinemas internationally.
Worldwide Distributor of The Met: Live in HD and TED Cinema Experience, Distributor (ex-UK) National Theatre Live and Bolshoi Ballet(North America). Since 2003, BY Experience has delivered unique programs to more than 3,000 cinemas, in over 75 countries.
Pathé Live is the exclusive producer and the worldwide distributor of the Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema Series. Broadcast from the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, these performances are produced and financed by Pathé Live, and reach more than 1700 cinemas in 60 countries.