I’ve always been interested in the historic cultural crossover between Russia and France. Here’s a true mixture of both. A ballet story written and composed in France and performed in Russia.
The Lady with the Camellias, best known in English as Camille, is a story set in mid-19th-century France, written by Alexandre Dumas fils when he was only 23 years old, and published in 1848, with his real-life lover Marguerite Gautier as central character. This story has inspired operas, ballets, plays, books and countless movies ever since. […]
Read full article by Margy Kinmonth: BOLSHOI BALLET IN UK CINEMAS FROM 1 NOVEMBER 2020: “THE LADY OF THE CAMELLIAS” published in Russian Art + Culture on 30 October 2020.