Carmen

a Bolshoi Ballet Live from Moscow broadcast

Impetuous Carmen seduces Don José in order to convince him to let her out of jail. Once outside, she thinks she's finally free before realizing that she's in fact prisoner of a love triangle: she wants to be with the famous Torero Escamillo, but she can't make Don José go away.

Carmen is as passionate and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug, in an evening encapsulating the soul of Russian Ballet.

  • Music: Georges Bizet, Rodion Shchedrin and Igor Stravinsky
  • Choreography: Alberto Alonso and Edward Clug
  • Libretto: Alberto Alonso after Prosper Mérimée
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The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round performing and visual Arts Facility.  Located in the Adirondack Park of Northern New York, the LPCA consistently presents arts of the highest caliber in music, dance and theatre performances, film exhibitions and visual arts presentations. 

In addition, the Arts Center provides special arts-in education programs, workshops and residencies for aspiring and renowned artists.

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