Nikiya, a beautiful dancer, and warrior Solor meet
in secret and swear eternal fidelity to each other.
But the High Brahmin, who is also in love with Nikiya,
overhears them and rushes to tell the Rajah, who
wants Solor to marry his own daughter Gamzatti.
La Bayadère (or Indian temple dancer) is a key
classical work expertly brought to life by Bolshoi
principals Svetlana Zakharova (Nikiya) and Maria