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Bolshoi Ballet: The Flames of Paris

March 11, 2018, 12:55 PM3:10 PM

$13 – $15

Music by Boris Asafiev
Choreography by Vasily Vainonen (revisions)
Choreography by Alexei Ratmansky (revisions)
Lighting Design by Damir Ismagilov
Musical Direction by Pavel Sorokin

In the era of the French Revolution, Jeanne and her brother Jérôme leave Marseille for Paris in support the revolutionary effort that is taking over the capital. While fighting for freedom, they both encounter love along the way…

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.

This performance is an encore high-definition broadcast from Moscow. The running time is 2:15, including intermission.

Tickets: $15 Adults, $13 Students and Seniors. Prices do not include handling fees.


March 11, 2018
12:55 PM – 3:10 PM
$13 – $15


Waterville Opera House
1 Common Street
Waterville, ME United States
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