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Bolshoi 18/19: La Sylphide

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Running time: 120 mins
Release date: 11 November 2018

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Music Herman Severin Løvenskiold

Choreography Johan Kobborg after August Bournonville

Libretto Adolphe Nourrit and Filippo Taglioni

Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

On the day of his wedding, the young Scotsman James is awoken with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature, a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love… La Sylphide is one of the world’s oldest surviving ballets, and a treasure in the Danish Bournonville style.  Restaged for the Bolshoi by Bournonville expert Johan Kobborg, this production is the ultimate romantic masterpiece.

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