Synopsis by Mark Deming
Bolshoi Ballet '67 offers an inside look at the demanding and rigorous world of the dancers and musicians of the internationally famous Bolshoi Ballet Company, as well as the striking beauty of the performances of this group at the height of its powers. Performers include Raissa Struhkova, Maya Samokhvalova, Vladimir Vasilyev, Yekaterina Maximova and Natalya Bessmertnova; Galina Ulanova also makes a brief appearance, offering advice to young dancers. Selections include Ravel's Bolero, Rachmaninoff's Variations on a Theme by Paganini and Prokofiev's Stone Flower. This video was digitally mastered from restored Technicolor IB elements.
ballet-company, ballet-dance, behind-the-scenes, dance [art], music, Russian [nationality]