BOLSHOI BALLET IN CINEMA LIVE FROM MOSCOW SEASON 2019-2020


Ballet company Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow broadcasts in the cinemas Coca-Cola Plaza (Tallinn), Ekraan (Tartu) and Centrum (Viljandi).

The Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow, established in 1776, is a symbol of Russian culture and traditions, with the level of their performances satisfying even the most demanding audiences. The repertoire of the ballet company comprises national classics as well as world-famous choreographers’ excellent interpretations of pieces from the global repository of classic ballet performances.

Cooperation between the theatre and the company Pathé Live, which offers satellite transmissions of events, will bring live broadcasts from the Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow to approximately 300 cinemas in 22 different countries. The video will be transmitted keeping in mind the wide screens of cinemas; the sound will reach the cinema audiences in the 5.1 format, and at least 10 different cameras will be used.

In Estonia, it will be possible to enjoy the ballet transmissions in the Coca-Cola Plaza, cinema Ekraan and in cinema Centrum.

To celebrate this 10th anniversary season of the Bolshoi Ballet in cinema, the company will offer you intense emotions through the repertoire’s most popular titles. From „Raymonda's“ romance to „Le Corsaire’s“ exotic adventure, via „The Nutcracker’s“ magical atmosphere and „Romeo and Juliet’s“ tragic passion, the most beautiful stories will be performed on the Bolshoi stage. „Swan Lake“ will surely enchant audiences with a new cast, as well as canonical „Giselle“ in Alexei Ratmansky’s new production. Last, Balanchine’s glittering „Jewels“ will beautifully end this anniversary season.

Experience the best of classical ballet in to cinemas all over the world.

Ticket Prices


Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza:

Regular ticket 19 € 
Cinema Club member ticket 17 €

A.Le Coq Suite27 €
Children's, pensioner's and student's ticket: 10 €  

If you buy four or more tickets then there is a discount on the ticket 15 €


Tartu - Cinema Ekraan / Viljandi - Cinema Centrum:

Regular ticket 17 €
Cinema Club member ticket 15 €

Children's, pensioner's and student's ticket: 10 € 

If you buy four or more tickets then there is a discount on the ticket 12 €

 

Please notice that all opera ticket bookings will automatically release 20 days before the opera screening.

 

BOLSHOI BALLET IN CINEMA LIVE FROM MOSCOW SEASON 2019-2020

RAYMONDA

Live broadcast


Music: Alexander Glazunov
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich (after Marius Petipa)
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich (after Lidia Pashkova)

 

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

 

Sun. October 27, 2019 at 5 p.m. in Tallinn, Tartu and Viljandi

Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (iSense Screen) | Buy ticket!
Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (A. Le Coq Suite) | Buy ticket!

Tartu - Ekraan (Screen 1) | Buy ticket!

Viljandi - Centrum (Screen 2) | Buy ticket!

 

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…

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.

Length: 3 h

LE CORSAIRE

Broadcast


Music: Adolphe Adam
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto: Jules Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Joseph Mazilier (edited by Marius Petipa)

 

Cast: Ekaterina Krysanova (Medora), Igor Tsvirko (Conrad), Denis Savin (Birbanto), Nelli Kobakhidze (Zulmea), Denis Rodkin (“Grand pas des éventails” Soloist), and the Corps de Ballet

 

Sun. November 17, 2019 at 5 p.m. in Tallinn, Tartu and Viljandi

Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (iSense Screen) | Buy ticket!
Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (A. Le Coq Suite) | Buy ticket!

Tartu - Ekraan (Screen 1) | Buy ticket!

Viljandi - Centrum (Screen 2) | Buy ticket!

 

On the bazaar square of Andrinopolis, the Pacha is struck by the beauty of Medora and tries to buy her, but the lovely young woman is not for sale. As the transaction is about to come to a close, Medora is kidnaped by Conrad, a charming corsair who catches her eye…

Bolshoi Prima Ballerina, the “mesmerizing” Ekaterina Krysanova 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.

 

Length: 3 h 30 min

THE NUTCRACKER

Broadcast


Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa)

 

Cast: Margarita Shrainer (Marie), Semyon Chudin (The Nutcracker), Denis Savin (Drosselmeyer), Alexandre Vodopetov (The Mouse King), and the Corps de Ballet

 

Sun. December 15, 2019 at 5 p.m. in Tallinn, Tartu and Viljandi

Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (iSense Screen) | Buy ticket!
Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (A. Le Coq Suite) | Buy ticket!

Tartu - Ekraan (Screen 1) | Buy ticket!

Viljandi - Centrum (Screen 2) | Buy ticket!

 

On Christmas Eve, the mysterious Drosselmeyer brings a Nutcracker doll as a gift for his goddaughter Marie. At midnight, the doll comes to life and finds himself in a battle against the Mouse King, determined to save Marie from him.

In this timeless story accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, rising star Soloist Margarita Shrainer perfectly embodies Marie’s innocence and enchantment along with the supremely elegant Principal Dancer Semyon Chudin as The Nutcracker, captivating audiences of all ages and bringing them on an otherworldly journey.

Length: 2 h 30 min

GISELLE

New production    

 

Live broadcast


Music: Adolphe Adam
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto: Théophile Gautier and Jean-Henry Saint-Georges

 

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

 

Sun. January 26, 2020 at 5 p.m. in Tallinn, Tartu and Viljandi

Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (iSense Screen) | Buy ticket!
Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (A. Le Coq Suite) | Buy ticket!

Tartu - Ekraan (Screen 1) | Buy ticket!

Viljandi - Centrum (Screen 2) | Buy ticket!

 

The young peasant girl Giselle dies when she learns that the man she loves, Albrecht, has betrayed her. Against her own will, she joins the Wilis, vengeful spirits of jilted brides who condemn Albrecht to dance until he dies of exhaustion…

Giselle touches upon great and universal romantic themes. In this brand new production, renowned choreographer Alexei Ratmansky brings a fresh perspective to one of the oldest and greatest works of classical dance, giving the audience an opportunity to discover this iconic ballet anew.

Length: 2 h 30 min

SWAN LAKE

 

Live broadcast


Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto: Yuri Grigorovich

 

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

 

Sun. Febuary 23, 2020 at 5 p.m. in Tallinn, Tartu and Viljandi

Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (iSense Screen) | Buy ticket!
Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (A. Le Coq Suite) | Buy ticket!

Tartu - Ekraan (Screen 1) | Buy ticket!

Viljandi - Centrum (Screen 2) | Buy ticket!

 

Prince Siegfried is summoned by his parents to choose a bride. However, he encounters a mysterious swan-woman by the lake, Odette, and is captivated by her. His vow of eternal love to her will have irreversible consequences.

Tchaikovsky’s essential masterpiece returns with a new cast for the most beloved ballet in the classical canon. Technically challenging and filled with vibrant emotion, with a stunning and world-famous corps de ballet in perfect unison, the legendary love story between Prince Siegfried and the dual personalities Odette/Odile, born at the Bolshoi Theatre, is a must-see.

Length: 2 h 45 min

 

ROMEO AND JULIET

 

Broadcast


Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto: Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Radlov and Adrian Piotrovsky (after William Shakespeare)

 

Cast: Ekaterina Krysanova (Juliet), Vladislav Lantratov (Romeo), Igor Tsvirko (Mercutio), Dmitry Dorokhov (Benvolio), Vitaly Biktimirov (Tybalt), and the Corps de Ballet

 

Sun. March 29, 2020 at 5 p.m. in Tallinn, Tartu and Viljandi

Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (iSense Screen) | Buy ticket!
Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (A. Le Coq Suite) | Buy ticket!

Tartu - Ekraan (Screen 1) | Buy ticket!

Viljandi - Centrum (Screen 2) | Buy ticket!

 

In spite of each of their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues will cost Mercutio’s life, causing Romeo a desire of vengeance for the loss of his friend…

The star-crossed lovers’ tragic fate inspired Prokofiev a remarkable cinematic score, from the delicate theme of Juliet to the ominous Dance of the Knights. Bolshoi stars Ekaterina Krysanova and Vladislav Lantratov wholly embody the two eternal lovers in Alexei Ratmansky’s stunning evocation of love at first sight.

Length: 3 h 5 min

JEWELS

 

Live broadcast


Music: Gabriel Fauré, Igor Stravinsky, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: George Balanchine

 

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

 

Sun. April 19, 2020 at 6 p.m. in Tallinn, Tartu and Viljandi

Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (iSense Screen) | Buy ticket!
Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza (A. Le Coq Suite) | Buy ticket!

Tartu - Ekraan (Screen 1) | Buy ticket!

Viljandi - Centrum (Screen 2) | Buy ticket!

 

This opulent triptych was inspired by Balanchine’s visit to the famous jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels on New York’s Fifth Avenue, celebrating the cities and dance schools of Paris, New York and St. Petersburg, each bound to its own precious stone: emerald, ruby and diamond.

Balanchine built an homage of captivating beauty to the three dance schools that had forged his style, each represented by a contrasting gemstone. Jewels offers a unique occasion to enjoy the genius of choreographer’s visually captivating work performed by some of the world’s most dazzling dancers.

Length: 2 h 45 min