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Bolshoi: Le Corsaire

Amidst a bustling market, the pirate Conrad falls in love at first sight with the beautiful Medora, the ward of the slave merchant Lankendem. Conrad kidnaps Medora when Lankendem decides to sell her to the Pasha.

Inspired by Lord Byron’s epic poem and reworked by Alexei Ratmansky from Petipa’s exotic 19th century classic, this miracle of the repertoire is one of the Bolshoi’s most lavish productions. Complete with a magnificent awe-inspiring shipwreck and dramatic scenery, this grand romance allows enough dancing for nearly the entire company and made especially for those who seek miracles in theatre.

Music Adolphe Adam 
Choreography Alexei Ratmansky 
Libretto Jules Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Joseph Mazilier 
Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet