Screen Arts

The Bolshoi Ballet Live From Moscow

6.BOL_THE TAMING OH THE SHREW_OFFICIAL_VISUAL_HD_EKATERINA KRYSANOVA AND VLADISLAV LANTRATOV (c) E.FETISOVA (1)

Screen Arts roundel-01For the 8th consecutive year, the Bolshoi Ballet returns to Picturehouse with a season presenting the greatest classics restaged by today’s most celebrated choreographers for a cinema-exclusive experience featuring some of the finest dancers in the world.

Members’ priority booking is now open, and tickets go on general sale on Monday 29 May.

Adults £22 / Members £17.50 / Students and Retired £17.50 / Student and Retired Members £15.50

Explore the season by selecting a title below.


Sunday 22 October

Le Corsaire (Live)

1.BOL_LE CORSAIRE_OFFICIAL_VISUAL_HD_ANNA NIKULINA (c) DAMIR YUSUPOV

Inspired by Lord Byron’s epic poem and reworked by Alexei Ratmansky from Petipa’s exotic 19th century classic, this miracle of the repertoire is one of the Bolshoi’s most lavish productions. Complete with a magnificent awe-inspring shipwreck and dramatic scenery, this grand romance allows enough dancing for nearly the entire company and made especially for those who seek miracles in theatre.


From Sunday 26 November

The Taming Of The Shrew (Captured Live)

Acclaimed choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot brings out the wit, fast-paced athleticism and vibrancy from the Bolshoi Ballet dancers in Shakespeare’s rowdy comedy. Principals Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov clash, challenge and eventually give themselves to one another in a wonderfully entertaining production that can only be seen at the Bolshoi!


Sunday 17 December

The Nutcracker (Captured Live)

3.BOL_NUTCRACKER_OFFICIAL_VISUAL_HD_ANNA NIKULINA AND DENIS RODKIN (c) D.YUSUPOV

A holiday tradition for the whole family, The Nutcracker sweeps the Bolshoi stage for two hours of enchantment and magic. Along with Tchaikovsky’s cherished score and and some of the Bolshoi’s greatest artists, The Nutcracker remains a treasure not to be missed!


Sunday 21 January

Romeo And Juliet (Live)

Alexei Ratmansky, former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, stages the company’s premiere of his production with dramatic urgency and a fresh re-telling of Shakespeare’s beloved classic. His brilliant and detailed adaptation set to Prokofiev’s romantic and cinematic score, reignites the story of literature’s most celebrated star-crossed lovers like no other classical ballet choreographer today.


From Sunday 4 February

The Lady Of The Camellias (Captured Live)

Alexandre Dumas fils’s novel comes to life on the Bolshoi stage, with prima Svetlana Zakharova as the ailing Marguerite seeking love and redemption from her life as a courtesan. The Bolshoi brings choreographer John Neumeier’s work of rare beauty and tragic depth to new emotional heights, accompanied by Chopin’s romantic piano score.


Sunday 4 March

The Flames Of Paris (Live)

5.BOL_FLAMES OF PARIS_OFFICIAL_VISUAL_HD_ EKATERINA SHIPULINA AND ALEXANDER VOLCHKOV (c) DAMIR YUSUPOV

Very few ballets can properly depict the Bolshoi’s overflowing energy and fiery passion as can Alexei Ratmansky’s captivating revival of Vasily Vainonen’s The Flames of Paris. With powerful virtuosity and some of the most stunning pas de deux, the Bolshoi Ballet displays an exuberance almost too enormous for the Moscow stage.


From Sunday 8 April

Giselle (Captured Live)

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Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova personifies this ultimate ballerina role in the classical repertoire, alongside the sensational Sergei Polunin as Albrecht, in this chilling, yet luminous ballet that continues to captivate audiences for over 150 years at the Bolshoi.


Sunday 10 June

Coppélia (Live)

8.BOL_COPPELIA_OFFICIAL_VISUAL_HD_NINA KAPTSOVA (c)E. FETISOVA

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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