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|Caption||Bolshoi Ballet perform 'Walpurgis Night' (1965)|
Members of the Bolshoi Ballet corps performing in an RTÉ Television studio in 1965. The company recorded scenes from its 1965 visit to Dublin's Gaiety Theatre and this programme ('The Bolshoi Ballet') was broadcast on Telefís Éireann (RTÉ Television) on Christmas Day 1965. This scene shows several members of the corps de ballet surrounding Dmitri Begak who is carrying Elena Cherkasskaya aloft. They are performing a scene from 'Walpurgis Night'.
Full details of all the scenes performed by the Bolshoi for this programme can be found in the RTV (RTÉ) Guide of 17 December 1965. The Bolshoi had paid an earlier visit to Dublin's Gaiety Theatre in 1963 and this was also recorded by RTÉ.
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01/Jan/1965 - 17/Dec/1965
(01/Jan/1965 - 17/Dec/1965)