Bolshoi Ballet: The Golden Age
From the archive
This film was last shown on 7 April 2019
In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt.The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,”, but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka…With its jazzy score by Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Ageis a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20’s. A historic ballet that can be seen only at the Bolshoi!
- Yuri Grigorovich
- 150 mins
- The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet