Tension and love
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The Bolshoi Ballet's Lost Illusions: A guide
6. Tension and love
At the beginning of Act 2 we join Coralie and Lucien. The success of La Sylphide has brought them much fame and the lovers are very happy. Camusot, Coralie's patron suspects his ballerina's infidelity. Coralie and Lucien's affair is discovered, and the wealthy banker Camusot departs, leaving the young lovers together in a state of rapture.