Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto Ivan Vsevolozhsky and Marius Petipa (after Charles Perrault)
Cast The Bolshoi Principals, Soloists and Corps de Ballet
On her 16th birthday, a curse by the evil Carabosse causes the beautiful Princess Aurora to fall into a deep slumber for 100 years. Only the kiss of a prince could awaken her…
In this resplendent and magical classic, the Bolshoi dancers take us on a dream-like journey through this classic fairytale complete with jewel fairies, a magical kingdom, a youthful princess and a handsome prince in this purest style of classical ballet. The Bolshoi’s sumptuous staging with its luxurious sets and costumes gives life to Perrault’s fairy tale unlike any other. A must-see!
Running time 2 hrs 50 minutes