Bolshoi Ballet La Sylphide12A

Bolshoi Ballet La Sylphide

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Music: Herman Severin Løvenskiold

Choreography: Johan Kobborg after August Bournonville

Libretto: Adolphe Nourrit and Filippo Taglioni


Cast: The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet


On the day of his wedding, the young Scotsman James is awoken with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature, a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love… La Sylphide is one of the world’s oldest surviving ballets, and a treasure in the Danish Bournonville style. Restaged for the Bolshoi by Bournonville expert Johan Kobborg, this production is the ultimate romantic masterpiece.