A Jacob’s Pillow & Mahaiwe Co-Presentation
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 be completed, Medora is kidnaped by Conrad, a charming corsair (pirate) 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. (The Guardian) Le Corsaire remains a breath-taking 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 magnificence of the Bolshoi to life.
Music: Pavel Klinichev
Choreography: Marius Petipa reworked by Alexei Ratmansky’s version
Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Le Corsaire
At Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center: Nov 17