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Manon DVD (The Royal Ballet)

Manon DVD (The Royal Ballet)

Massenet’s lush score provides the perfect sound world for MacMillan’s great ballet. Tamara Rojo and Carlos Acosta offer a Manon and Des Grieux of heartbreaking intensity.

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This new high-definition film of Kenneth MacMillan's hugely popular ballet Manon. The romantic male lead is taken by the charismatic Carlos Acosta, and once again his beautiful partner is Tamara Rojo. Prévost's famous tale is set to the sensual music of Massenet and The Royal Ballet's staging is played out against the sumptuous set and costume designs of Nicholas Georgiadis.

Music: Jules Massenet

Dancers: Tamara Rojo, Carlos Acosta, José Martin, Christopher Saunders, Laura Morera, Genesia Rosato, Thomas Whitehead, Paul Kay and Philip Mosley

Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Martin Yates 2008

A Royal Ballet production

Plus: Extended 'Dancing Manon' film, featuring interviews and rehearsal footage

Picture: 16:9

Sound: DTS 5.1 Surround / LPCM Stereo

Format: NTSC

Region code: 0 (worldwide)

Duration: 117 + 45 mins (2 DVD)


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