Premiered on January 24, 2013.

Presented with two intervals.
Running time: 3 hours 15 minutes.



Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor

Libretto by Marius Petipa and Sergei Khudekov
Choreography: Marius Petipa
New scenic version: Yuri Grigorovich
Scenes from productions by Vakhtang Chabukiani, Nikolai Zubkovsky, Konstantin Sergeyev used
Designer: Nikolai Sharonov
Supervisor of scenery and costumes creation: Valery Levental
Music Director: Pavel Sopylov

Semyon Chudin as Solor. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Semyon Chudin as Solor. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Nikia. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Nikia. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
 Alexander Fadeyechev as The High Brahmin. Olga Smirnova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Alexander Fadeyechev as The High Brahmin. Olga Smirnova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Nikia. Dmitry Gudanov as Solor. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Nikia. Dmitry Gudanov as Solor. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Alexander Volchkov as Solor. Anna Nikulina as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Alexander Volchkov as Solor. Anna Nikulina as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Allash as Gamzatti.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Maria Allash as Gamzatti.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Kristina Karasyova as Aya. Kristina Kretova as Gamzatti.<br/>Alexei Loparevich as Dugmanta. Dmitry Gudanov as Solor. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Kristina Karasyova as Aya. Kristina Kretova as Gamzatti.
Alexei Loparevich as Dugmanta. Dmitry Gudanov as Solor. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
 Olga Smirnova as Nikia. Egor Khromushin as Slave. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Olga Smirnova as Nikia. Egor Khromushin as Slave. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Nikia. Maria Alexandrova as Gamzatti. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Svetlana Zakharova as Nikia. Maria Alexandrova as Gamzatti. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Anna Tikhomirova as Gamzatti. Evgenia Obraztsova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anna Tikhomirova as Gamzatti. Evgenia Obraztsova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Denis Medvedev as Bronze Idol. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Denis Medvedev as Bronze Idol. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Manu. Anna Rebetskaya. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Manu. Anna Rebetskaya. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
 Dance with drum. Anna Antropova, Vitaly Biktimirov. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Dance with drum. Anna Antropova, Vitaly Biktimirov. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Vladislav Lantratov as Solor. Maria Alexandrova as Gamzatti. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Vladislav Lantratov as Solor. Maria Alexandrova as Gamzatti. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Gamzatti. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Gamzatti. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Svetlana Zakharova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Igor Tsvirko as Magedaveya. Evgenia Obraztsova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Igor Tsvirko as Magedaveya. Evgenia Obraztsova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
 Olga Smirnova as Nikia.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Olga Smirnova as Nikia.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Solor. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Solor. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
 The Shades scene. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
The Shades scene. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from the performance. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Semyon Chudin as Solor. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Semyon Chudin as Solor. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Nikia. Dmitry Gudanov as Solor. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Ekaterina Krysanova as Nikia. Dmitry Gudanov as Solor. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Svetlana Zakharova as Nikia. Vladislav Lantratov as Solor. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Svetlana Zakharova as Nikia. Vladislav Lantratov as Solor. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Yulia Stepanova as Nikia. Artemy Belyakov as Solor. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Yulia Stepanova as Nikia. Artemy Belyakov as Solor. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Solor. Evgenia Obraztsova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Mikhail Lobukhin as Solor. Evgenia Obraztsova as Nikia. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Olga Smirnova as Nikia. Semyon Chudin as Solor. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Olga Smirnova as Nikia. Semyon Chudin as Solor. Photo by Damir Yusupov.