Music Dimitri Shostakovich
Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky
Starring Anastasia Yatsenko and Andreï Merkuriev
Shostakovich's second ballet Bolt brings together serious and popular music and dance. The first performance of Bolt in April 1931 at the Leningrad State Academy Theater of Opera and Ballet was also its last. The ballet was forbidden for 30 years.
"...one of those theatrical events that can cause even the most jaded viewer to stand up and cheer." --The Moscow Times