CINEMA: BOLSHOI BALLET: DON QUIXOTE
The Neon, Newport.
Trafalgar Releasing and The Neon, Newport are proud to present the 2018/2019 season of one of the worlds oldest and renowned Ballet companies The Bolshoi Ballet. With the Russian Ballet productions screening across select cinemas across the UK, the Neon will be featuring this years season including 4 live broadcasts from Moscow.
The 2018/19 Bolshoi Ballet in cinema season showcases some of ballet’s greatest classical works performed by the world’s finest dancers creating a unique cinematic experience. Four classical ballets (La Sylphide, Don Quixote, La Bayadère and The Sleeping Beauty) will be shown on the big screen alongside the beloved Christmas taleThe Nutcracker. The evocative 1920’s jazz ballet The Golden Age and Edward Clug’s latest choreographic work Petrushka alongside Carmen Suite completes the season.
Alexei Fadeyechev’s acclaimed staging of Don Quixote continues our season on the 3rd December 2018. Inspired by stories of brave knights, Don Quixote of La Mancha and his faithful servant Sancho Panza set out on an adventure to meet his ideal woman, Dulcinea. Bolshoi Principal dancers Ekaterina Krysanova (Kitri) and Semyon Chudin (Basilio) lead a spectacular cast of toreadors, flamenco dancers, gypsies and dryads in virtuosic dancing that is quintisentially Bolshoi. Set to music by Léon Minkus the production also stars Alexei Loparevic (Don Quixote), Olga Smirnova (The Queen of the Dryads), Anna Tikhomirova (a street dancer) and Kristina Krysanova (Mercedes).
Founded in 1776, the Bolshoi is one of the world's oldest and most renowned ballet companies. Six productions in the Bolshoi's 2013-14 season will be screened in more than 100 cinemas around the UK from October, including four live broadcasts from Moscow