Bolshoi Ballet: The Lady of the Camellias
Date: Sunday 1st November 2020
Running time: 2hr 50mins
Music: Frédéric Chopin
Choreography: John Neumeier
Cast: Svetlana Zakharova (Marguerite Gautier), Edvin Revazov (Armand Duval), Anna Tikhomirova (Manon Lescaut), Semyon Chudin (Des Grieux), Kristina Kretova (Prudence Duvernoy), Mikhail Lobukhin (Gaston Rieux), Anna Antropova (Nanina), Andrei Merkuriev (Monsieur Duval), Daria Khokhlova (Olympia)
Synopsis Armand Duval finds himself at the auction of the famous courtesan Marguerite Gautier's possessions after she passed away. She was Armand's true love and the vision of her belongings awakens vivid memories of their turbulent love story.
About the Ballet Choreographer John Neumeier adapts Alexandre Dumas Fils's timeless novel The Lady of the Camellias for the stage with great sensitivity and emotional depth in his work of beauty. As the troubled courtesan Marguerite, superstar prima Svetlana Zakharova and Hamburg Ballet's guest star Edwin Revazov as Armand bring the passionate drama to new emptional heights accompanied by Chopin's fantastic score.