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A Jacob’s Pillow & Mahaiwe Co-Presentation

In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,” but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20’s. A historic ballet that can be seen only at the Bolshoi!

Captured live on Oct 16, 2016.


Music: Dmitri Shostakovich

Choreographer: Yuri Grigorovich

Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD:

The Golden Age

At Jacob’s Pillow: Apr 7