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Royal Opera House

The Flames Of Paris

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Alexei Ratmansky’s revival of a revolutionary ballet by Vasily Vainonen is given its UK premiere by the celebrated Bolshoi Ballet. Read More >

The Bolshoi Ballet presents the first UK performance of Alexei Ratmansky’s revival of a classic ballet by Vasily Vainonen. The Flames Of Paris depicts the tumultuous era of the French Revolution and contains one of the most stunning pas de deux in the whole of the ballet repertory. The work was first performed in Leningrad in 1932 and features a powerfully evocative score by Boris Asafiev.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 16/08/2013

Closing Night: 17/08/2013

Running time: 2h10

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Cast & Creative


Director - Alexei Ratmansky

Producer - Bolshoi Ballet

Choreographer - Vasily Vainonen

Music By - Boris Asafiev

About Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom WC2E 9DD

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