Screening on Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December 2013
Music Aram Khachaturyan Choreography Yuri Grigorovich With the Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
Captured by the Roman army, Spartacus and Phrygia are condemned to slavery. After becoming a gladiator, Spartacus foments a legendary rebellion…
This grandiose epic recounts the exploits of the legendary slave who became a gladiator. Spartacus is one of the most famous works by Khachaturyan and is considered one of the greatest ballets in the Bolshoi repertoire since the 1960s. A production with spectacular choreography and scenery, it is Yuri Grigorovich's version that remains the most critically acclaimed.