Posted on November 9, 2015
The Bolshoi Ballet has announced a three-week summer season at the Royal Opera House, London in 2016.
The season opens with Don Quixote from July 25 to 28, followed by Swan Lake (July 30 to August 2, August 8 to 9). The repertory also includes Jean-Christophe Maillot’s The Taming of the Shrew on August 3 and 4 and Alexei Ratmansky’s production of The Flames of Paris on August 5 and 6. The season closes with Le Corsaire, running from August 11 to 13.
Dancers announced for the season include Natalia Osipova, who is appearing as chief guest artist, Maria Alexandrova, Ekaterina Krysanova, Olga Smirnova, Svetlana Zakharova, Semyon Chudin, David Hallberg, Denis Rodkin, Vladislav Lantratov and Ruslan Skvortsov.
Picture: the Bolshoi corps de ballet in Swan Lake. Photograph: Frederika Davis