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Mayerling DVD (The Royal Ballet) 2009

Mayerling DVD (The Royal Ballet) 2009

Kenneth MacMillan's compelling ballet features Edward Watson, Mara Galeazzi and Sarah Lamb in leading roles.

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Edward Watson takes the role of Crown Prince Rudolf in Kenneth MacMillan's compelling ballet, which lives out the final eight years of Rudolf's life and its relentless downward spiral of political intrigue, drugs and murder. The ballet culminates with a suicide pact at a hunting lodge between Rudolf and his 17-year-old mistress, Mary Vetsera. Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true surround sound.


Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan

Music: Franz Liszt,

Arranged and orchestrated: John Lanchbery

Crown Prince Rudolf: Edward Watson

Baroness Mary Vetsera: Mara Galeazzi

Countess Marie Larisch:  Sarah Lamb

Artists of the Royal Ballet


Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor: Barry Wordsworth 

Designs: Nicholas Georgiadias

Scenario:  Gillian Freeman

Lighting: John B. Read

Staging: Grant Coyle, Monica Mason, Monica Parker

Produced and Directed: Ross MacGibbon


Plus: Illustrated synopsis, cast gallery, Principles in rehearsal with Edward Watson and Mara Galeazzi, short feature on costumes


Picture: 16:9

Sound: 2.0 PCM & 5.1 DTS Master Audio

Format: NTSC 

Region code: 0 Worldwide

Running Time: 157 mins

Menu language: EN

Subtitles: FR/DE/ES (extra features only)


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