Le Corsaire is currently being performed at the Main Hall of the Cairo Opera House every day until 23 October.
Le Corsaire, or The Pirate, is a ballet in three acts based on a poem by Lord Byron. The original version of the ballet was choreograhed by Balletmaster Joseph Mazilier to the music of Adolphe Adam. The ballet was premiered in January 1856 by the ballet of the Academie Royal de Musique in Paris.
Choices for performance times include a matinee and soiree.
Directed by Abdel Moneim Kamel, the ballet is performed by the Cairo Opera Ballet Company, accompanied by the Cairo Opera Orchestra conducted by Nayer Nagui.
Click here to see Opera House programme.
Photos by Sherif Sonbol