A Jacob’s Pillow & Mahaiwe Co-Presentation
On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.
Captured live on Jan 22, 2017.
Music: Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Marius Petipa, Yuri Grigorovich’s version
Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Sleeping Beauty
At Jacob’s Pillow: Mar 10