Le Corsaire

Mariinsky Ballet Review Le Corsaire - April 2019

Mariinsky Ballet Review: Le Corsaire is Still a Classic

April 9, 2019 Mariinsky Ballet Le Corsaire Washington D.C. At a time when there seems to be so much focus on being choreographically innovative, it is refreshing to see a company like Mariinsky Ballet at The Kennedy Center perform a classical ballet such as Le Corsaire. There is value to maintaining tradition and to carrying on its legacy for years; Le Corsaire having premiered to the world over 150 years ago is testament to this. It contains elements that one expects from a classical ballet – a dramatic story line, virtuosity, beautiful scenery...

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