The Bolshoi Theatre celebrates the memory of its legendary principal – Māris Liepa

From the boisterous Crassus in Spartacus to the sensual prince from The Swan Lake, and cheerful Basilio in Don Quixote – these are just a few of the many characters brought to life by one of the USSR’s most talented ballet artists, and in which he was fondly remembered by millions of people under Soviet rule. The Bolshoi Theatre celebrates the 75th birthday of the People’s Artist of Russia, Māris Liepa.

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