Pavel Dmitrichenko, the Bolshoi dancer imprisoned on suspicion of instigating the acid attack against artistic director Sergei Filin, said he denied planning the assault during an audience in Moscow … [Read more...] about Bolshoi soloist’s pretrial detention extended in acid attack case
Tamara Rojo is at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow as one of the judges for this year's Benois de la danse, the ballet Oscars. Maria Sidelnikova from Kommersant took the opportunity to talk to … [Read more...] about Interview with Tamara Rojo
Bolshoi soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko, who has admitted organising the attack on director Sergei Filin in January, has said that one of his principal motives was that his partner Anzhelina Vorontsova was … [Read more...] about Acid attacker’s partner was ex-girlfriend of Bolshoi director Sergei Filin?
If you can get past the 'special effects' - and it's worth it - this is a rare document of the seven movements of Kasyan Goleizovsky's ballet Scriabiniana (to the music of... Scriabin) It was … [Read more...] about First Youtube videos of Goleizovsky’s ballet ‘Scriabiniana’ filmed in 1972 with Maximova and Bolshoi dancers
La Scala ballet has become the first foreign company to perform on the renovated stage of the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre. On Thursday, La Scala ballet dancers stunned the Moscow public with the theatre’s … [Read more...] about La Scala ballet excels on new Bolshoi stage
Last night disco queen Gloria Gaynor performed at Crocus City Hall in Moscow. The 63-year-old singer talked to The Moscow Times: “It’s wonderful that I have become so popular in Russia in the last … [Read more...] about Gloria Gaynor surviving in Moscow
Under the Romanovs, the theatre served as the backdrop to coronations of Russian tsars from Alexander II to Nikolai II. Though Lenin maneuvered to have the imperial symbol blown up in 1919, it was … [Read more...] about First the Bolshoi theatre is restored – now the singers?
The new soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre ballet company, American David Hallberg, has started rehearsals in Russia. His début on the Bolshoi stage will be in Giselle on November 4. Sergei Filin, the … [Read more...] about David Hallberg and Sergei Filin speak from Moscow
The jewelry from seven husbands. The wardrobe of a '60s jet-setter. The memorabilia of a Hollywood icon, including a love poem by Bob Dylan that he scrawled on a framed publicity poster of himself and … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Taylor’s memorabilia returns to LA before the Christie’s auction
"The word is out. I will be joining the Bolshoi as a premier, marking an important step in my career and the Bolshoi's history. It has been and will be an unforgettable ride, full of challenges and … [Read more...] about David Hallberg’s Twitter comments on going to the Bolshoi
Stars from the Hamburg Ballet are heading to Moscow for a Kremlin Gala show on September 17 and 18. Soloists will perform various pieces by John Neumeier, the artistic director of the Hamburg Ballet, … [Read more...] about Grand Gala at the Kremlin with stars from Hamburg, Stuttgart, Bolshoi, Mariinsky, Mikhailovsky and Béjart companies
On August 2nd the Bolshoi audience again saw the legendary ballerina and the founder of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba (Cuban National Ballet) Alicia Alonso. The gala concert at the Bolshoi Theatre in … [Read more...] about Alonso talks before the Moscow Gala: Viva Alicia, Viva Legend! says the Voice of Russia
Tucked away in a rehearsal room in London's Waterloo are two of the ballet world's most exciting stars, Ivan Vasiliev and Natalia Osipova. They are rehearsing for their début in the Frederick Ashton … [Read more...] about Ivan Vasiliev on his engagement to Osipova: “Nobody in Moscow cares. It’s Russia. When somebody is happy, it’s not good.”
This week the Bolshoi Theatre's 'New Stage' will host the Paris Opera Ballet for a mixed programme, and next week they will present Preljocaj's Le Parc. It is the first time the company has been in … [Read more...] about The Paris Opera Ballet dances at the Bolshoi for the first time since the fall of communism