Carlos Acosta Dances: Royal Ballet Classics (DVD) | Opus Arte OA1169BD

Carlos Acosta Dances: Royal Ballet Classics (DVD)

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Label: Opus Arte

Cat No: OA1169BD

Format: DVD

Number of Discs: 3

Genre: Ballet

Release Date: 28th August 2015

Contents

Artists

Carlos Acosta
William Tuckett
Jonathan Howells
Tamara Rojo
Jose Martín
Thiago Soares
Marianela Nunez
Christopher Saunders
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Orchestra of The Royal Opera House

Conductors

Anthony Twiner
Boris Gruzin
Martin Yates

Works

Herold, Ferdinand

La Fille mal gardee

Minkus, Ludwig

Don Quixote

Prokofiev, Sergei

Romeo and Juliet, op.64

Artists

Carlos Acosta
William Tuckett
Jonathan Howells
Tamara Rojo
Jose Martín
Thiago Soares
Marianela Nunez
Christopher Saunders
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Orchestra of The Royal Opera House

Conductors

Anthony Twiner
Boris Gruzin
Martin Yates

About

So memorably described as ‘a dancer who slashes across space faster than anyone else, who lacerates the air with shapes so clear and sharp they seem to throw off sparks’ (Independent), Carlos Acosta has been at the forefront of contemporary ballet since his arrival at the Royal Ballet in 1998.

Here he sparkles in three of his most celebrated roles: the young lover Colas in the joyfully bucolic La Fille mal gardée, which received five stars from the Guardian, Times and Mail on Sunday; the innocent but doomed Romeo in Prokofiev’s sumptuously-scored adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous play; and, acting as producer and choreographer for the first time, as Basilio in Don Quixote, a production that wowed audiences thanks to its ‘intelligent’ choreography and Acosta’s ‘titanic determination, bullet-proof charisma [and] delectably trusting and playful rapport’ with costar Marianela Núñez (Daily Telegraph).

These three compelling ballets showcase Carlos Acosta’s world class reputation as a dancer and choreographer, bolstered by outstanding co-stars and artists of the Royal Ballet.

Contents:
HÉROLD: LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE (2005)
Cast:
- Lise: Marianela Nuñez
- Colas: Carlos Acosta
- Widow Simone: William Tuckett
- Alain: Jonathan Howells
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / Anthony Twiner
Choreography: Frederick Ashton


PROKOFIEV: ROMEO AND JULIET (2007)
Cast:
- Juliet: Tamara Rojo
- Romeo: Carlos Acosta
- Mercutio: José Martín
- Tybalt: Thiago Soares
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Boris Gruzin
Choreography: Kenneth Macmillan


MINKUS: DON QUIXOTE (2013)
Cast:
- Kitri: Marianela Nuñez
- Basilio: Carlos Acosta
- Don Quixote: Christopher Saunders
Orchestra of The Royal Opera House / Martin Yates
Choreography: Carlos Acosta after Marius Petipa


"Lavishly decorated and costumed in historical settings and danced sublimely by the cast." - IRR (Don Quixote)

"...Nunez is an excellent match for Carlos Acosta's whizzing solos and his cheerful eagerness as her admirer Colas. ...Altogether, a terrific show." - The Stage (La Fille mal gardée)

Sound format: 2.0LPCM + 5.1(5.0) DTS

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