Ballet for Children (Blu-ray) | Opus Arte OABD7217BD

Ballet for Children (Blu-ray)


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Label: Opus Arte

Cat No: OABD7217BD

Barcode: 0809478072171

Format: Blu-ray

Number of Discs: 4

Genre: Ballet

Release Date: 31st March 2017



This unique collection brings together four jewels of the Royal Ballet repertoire that will delight and captivate young viewers the world over. Prepare to be enchanted by the timelessly colorful characters of Beatrix Potter including Peter Rabbit and friends; swept up in the magical world of Clara and her beloved Nutcracker; dazzled by Alice's weird and wonderful adventures in Wonderland; and spellbound by the action in Prokofiev's classic Peter and the Wolf.

‘What a treat this is - such an imaginative treatment of a favourite story.’ - Music Web International
(Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland)

‘One of the very best seasonal treats for children and adults alike...’ - Sunday Express (The Nutcracker)

‘...Matthew Hart’s Peter and the Wolf is one of the most beguiling children’s ballets around.’
- The Daily Telegraph (Peter and The Wolf)

‘…Peter Rabbit’s beautiful and magical garden of dreams will transport every adult straight back to their childhood.’ - The Stage (The Tales of Beatrix Potter)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

- Lauren Cuthbertson
- Sergei Polunin
- Edward Watson
- Zenaida Yanowsk
Music: Joby Talbot
Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon
Designs: Bob Crowley
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Barry Wordsworth

The Nutcracker
- Miyako Yoshida
- Steven McRae
- Gary Avis
- Iohna Loots
- Ricardo Cervera
Music: Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Peter Wright (after Lev Ivanov)
Designs: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Koen Kessels

Peter and the Wolf
- Sergei Polunin
- Will Kemp
- Kilian Smith
- Charlotte Edmonds
- Laurine Muccioli
- Chisato Katsura
Music: Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography: Matthew Hart
Designs: Ian Spurling
Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Paul Murphy

The Tales of Beatrix Potter
- Victoria Hewitt
- Ricardo Cervera
- Gary Avis
Music: John Lanchbery
Choreography: Frederick Ashton
Production: Anthony Dowell
Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Paul Murphy

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