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S. Koren in Romeo and Juliet (Ballet)

Romeo and Juliet (Ballet)

2008 NR

Russian ballet dancers Yuri Zhdanov and Galina Ulanova step into the roles of star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet in this dramatic staging of Prokofiev's ballet based on William Shakespeare's enduring 16th-century tragedy. Choreographed by Leonid Lavrovsky and conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, the production features lavish interior and exterior locations, as well as impeccable dancing by members of the Bolshoi Ballet.