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.
For its 11th season, the Bolshoi Ballet in cinema series confirms the company’s desire to share the excellence of its art to all dance lovers around the globe. This Fall, three ballets captured live in Moscow will be shown on the big screen worldwide. Love and enchantment will be constituent of this season’s first part, which starts in October with Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky. Following in November, the passionate romance of Marguerite Gautier and Armand Duval, adapted from Dumas Fils’ famous novel The Lady of the Camellias will be presented in John Neumeier’s for the Bolshoi’s stage. At the end of the year, The Nutcracker’s irresistible magic will take over cinemas and delighted audiences with Tchaikovsky's exquisite score. Experience the best of ballet in cinema and meet us again in January 2021 for the second part of this season which, hopefully, will sign the return of live broadcasts from Moscow.
Experience the best of classical ballet in to cinemas all over the world.
Tallinn - Coca-Cola Plaza:
Regular ticket 19 €
Cinema Club member ticket 17 €
Children's, pensioner's and student's ticket 10 €
A.Le Coq Suite - 27 € (no discount tickets in A.Le Coq Suite)
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 €*
*Four or more discount tickets can be bought from the cinema or on our website. To buy four or more discount tickets on our website you must first buy an e-voucher that includes four discount tickets. With the four tickets e-voucher you can pay for ballett screenings of your choice in the current ballett season.
E-vouchers for Bolshoi Ballet can be found HERE!
NB! Please notice that all opera ticket bookings will automatically release 20 days before the opera screening.
BOLSHOI BALLET IN CINEMA LIVE FROM MOSCOW SEASON 2020-2021
Music: Frederic Chopin
Choreography: John Neumeier
Libretto: After Alexandre Dumas Fils’ novel
Cast: Svetlana Zakharova (Marguerite Gautier), Edvin Revazov (Armand Duval), Anna Tikhomirova (Manon Lescaut), Semyon Chudin (Des Grieux), Kristina Kretova (Prudence Duvernoy), Mikhail Lobukhin (Gaston Rieux), Anna Antropova (Nanina), Andrei Merkuriev (Sir Duval), Daria Khokhlova (Olympia)
Sun. November 1, 2020 at 5 p.m in Tallinn, Tartu and Viljandi
Armand Duval finds himself at the auction of the famous courtesan Marguerite Gautier’s possessions after she passed away. She was Armand’s true love, and the vision of her belongings awakens vivid memories of their turbulent love story.
Choreographer John Neumeier adapts Alexandre Dumas Fils’s timeless novel The Lady of the Camellias for the stage with great sensitivity and emotional depth in his work of rare beauty. As the troubled courtesan Marguerite, superstar prima Svetlana Zakharova and Hamburg Ballet’s guest star Edvin Revazov as Armand bring the passionate drama to new emotional heights accompanied by Chopin’s fantastic score.
Length: 2 h 50 mins
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 Bolshoi Corps de ballet
Sun. December 20, 2020 at 5 p.m in Tallinn, Tartu and Viljandi
On Christmas Eve, Marie receives a nutcracker doll as a gift. In her dreams, the toy turns into a courageous and charming prince, who takes the girl on an unforgettable adventure.
This eternal holiday classic is the Bolshoi’s ode to wonder and imagination. Audiences of all ages will be carried away on an enchanting journey of their dreams with young Marie and her Prince through a whirlwind of snowflakes, an intense battle against a Mouse King, and finally, a kingdom of delights on the Bolshoi’s majestic stage.
Length: 2 h 30 mins
New shows for next year will be announced shortly!
Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography: Alexei Ratmansky
Libretto: Sergei Prokofiev, Sergei Radlov and Adrian Piotrovski (after William Shakespeare)
Cast: Ekaterina Krysanova (Juliet), Vladislav Lantratov (Romeo), Igor Tsvirko (Mercutio), Dmitry Dorokhov (Benvolio), Vitaly Biktimirov (Tybalt), and the Bolshoi Corps de ballet
Sun. October 4, 2020 at 5 p.m in Tallinn, Tartu and Viljandi
Despite their families being merciless enemies, Romeo and Juliet are deeply in love. The rivalry between the Capulets and Montagues will cost Romeo his best friend's life, causing him to seek revenge…
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: 2 h 45 mins