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Filmed opera, ballet continue at Enzian

Filmed opera, ballet continue at Enzian

The Enzian Theater's summer series of filmed opera and ballet productions continues this month with two programs: "La Bayadere," performed by the Bolshoi Ballet, and the double bill of "Calvalleria Rusticana" and "Pagliacci," performed by Teatro alla Scala. "La Bayadère" ("The Temple Dancer") tells the story of impossible love between the dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor, set against the backdrop of lush, exotic India. Marius Petipa choreography is featured, and Bolshoi prima ballerinas Svetlana Zakharova and Maria Alexandrova appear in the all-star cast. Showtime is 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. "Cavalleria...