Tchaikovsky - The Ballets (Blu-ray) | Opus Arte OABD7249BD

Tchaikovsky - The Ballets (Blu-ray)

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Label: Opus Arte

Cat No: OABD7249BD

Format: Blu-ray

Number of Discs: 3

Genre: Ballet

Release Date: 28th September 2018

Contents

Artists

Natalia Osipova
Matthew Golding
Elizabeth McGorian
Gary Avis
Alastair Marriott
Valeri Hristov
Marianela Nunez
Vadim Muntagirov
Kristen McNally
Christopher Saunders
Lauren Cuthbertson
Federico Bonelli
Francesca Hayward
Alexander Campbell
The Royal Ballet
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductors

Boris Gruzin
Koen Kessels

Works

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Swan Lake, op.20
The Nutcracker, op.71
The Sleeping Beauty, op.66

Artists

Natalia Osipova
Matthew Golding
Elizabeth McGorian
Gary Avis
Alastair Marriott
Valeri Hristov
Marianela Nunez
Vadim Muntagirov
Kristen McNally
Christopher Saunders
Lauren Cuthbertson
Federico Bonelli
Francesca Hayward
Alexander Campbell
The Royal Ballet
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductors

Boris Gruzin
Koen Kessels

About

This special collection includes three Royal Ballet performances of Tchaikovsky’s beloved masterpieces: Anthony Dowell’s majestic production of the beautiful and romantic tragedy Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty in its detailed re-creation by Monica Mason of the landmark 1946 production, and Peter Wright’s classic production of the quintessential Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker. These spectacular and iconic ballets present the virtuosity and skill of the whole Company.

Swan Lake (2015)
- Odette/Odile: Natalia Osipova
- Prince Siegfried: Matthew Golding
- The Princess: Elizabeth McGorian
- An Evil Spirit: Gary Avis
- The Tutor: Alastair Marriott
- Benno: Valeri Hristov
Conductor: Boris Gruzin

‘Osipova was riveting throughout... [Golding] demonstrates real brilliance and prowess.’ – The New York Times

The Sleeping Beauty (2017)
- Princess Aurora: Marianela Nuñez
- Prince Florimund: Vadim Muntagirov
- Carabosse: Kristen McNally
- King Florestan XXIV: Christopher Saunders
- The Queen Elizabeth: McGorian
- Cattalabutte: Alastair Marriott
Conductor: Koen Kessels

‘If you want spectacle at the ballet then this Sleeping Beauty is for you.’ – The Times

The Nutcracker (2016)
- The Sugar Plum: Fairy Lauren Cuthbertson
- The Prince: Federico Bonelli
- Clara Francesca: Hayward
- Hans-Peter / The Nutcracker: Alexander Campbell
- Herr Drosselmeyer: Gary Avis
Conductor: Boris Gruzin

‘Francesca Hayward dances like a dream child as Clara, expressive, musical and guileless and is ably partnered by Alexander Campbell as Hans-Peter.’ – The Stage

Extra features: Interviews and Documentaries

Running time: 419 minutes
Sound format: LPCM 2.0, DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio

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