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Bolshoi Live: Carmen Suite / Petrushka
19 May @ 5:00 pm - 7:20 pm| €5 – €18 | Tickets
Date and Time: Sunday 19 May 2019, 5:00PM
Venue: Cinema (St James Cavalier)
Price: €18 (adults), €5 (children under 12 years of age)
Full Season Ticket for LIVE performances only: discounted rate of €50, instead of €72
Carmen: Impetuous Carmen seduces Don José in order to convince him to let her out of jail. Once outside, she thinks she’s finally free before realizing that she’s in fact prisoner of a love triangle: she wants to be with the famous Torero Escamillo, but she can’t make Don José go away.
Petrushka: At Saint-Petersburg’s carnival, three puppets are playing the same role over and over: the unhappy lover Petrushka, the coquette and a Moor. Fed up with this endless part that never goes well for him, Petrushka attacks his rival and flees from the puppets theatre.
Carmen is as passionate and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug, in an evening encapsulating the soul of Russian Ballet.
Due to the nature of live performance, please note that the exact length of this live screening may vary.
St James Cavalier
Castille Place, Valletta VLT1060 Malta
- Spazju Kreattiv
- 140 mins
- Creative Team
- Georges Bizet, Rodion Shchedrin and Igor Stravinsky (music); Alberto Alonso and Edward Clug (choreography); Alberto Alonso after Prosper Mérimée (Carmen libretto)
- With the participation of
- The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet