Most recent performance
There are currently no scheduled performances of The Flames of Paris. It was last on stage 16–17 August 2013.
The Bolshoi Ballet presents the first UK performance of Alexei Ratmansky’s revival of a classic ballet by Vasily Vainonen. The Flames of Paris depicts the tumultuous era of the French Revolution and contains one of the most stunning pas de deux in the whole of the ballet repertory. The work was first performed in Leningrad in 1932 and features a powerfully evocative score by Boris Asafiev.
News and features
30 July 2013
A spotlight on releases from one of the world's premiere ballet companies, available in the ROH Shop.
29 July 2013
A look back at the history of Moscow’s great ballet company and its relationship with Covent Garden.
4 March 2013
With the choreographer staging his first work with The Royal Ballet, a look at some of his career highlights so far.
28 January 2013
The Moscow-based company brings a mix of classics and new work.