Captured by the Roman army, Spartacus and Phrygia are condemned to slavery. After becoming a gladiator, Spartacus foments a legendary rebellion.
This grandiose epic recounts the exploits of the legendary slave who became a gladiator. Spartacus is one of the most famous works by Khachaturian and is considered one of the greatest ballets in the Bolshoi repertoire since the 1960’s. A production with spectacular choreography and scenery, it is Yuri Grigorovich’s version that remains the most critically acclaimed.