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Nadia Nerina / Robert Helpmann / Margot Fonteyn / Rudolf Nureyev ICA DVD

Nadia Nerina / Robert Helpmann / Margot Fonteyn / Rudolf Nureyev ICA DVD

Nadia Nerina is beguiling in Les Sylphides and Coppélia, while rare footage of the pas de deux from Giselle showcases the legendary partnership of Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev.
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This DVD features stunning performances of some of the most popular and enduring works in the ballet repertoire. Nadia Nerina is at her most charming and beguiling in Les Sylphides and Coppélia, while the pas de deux from Giselle showcases the legendary partnership that is Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev in rare footage of one of their earliest collaborations. The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historical performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. These performances are released on DVD for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored.


Les Sylphides - BBC Studio recording, Broadcast 6 April 1956

Dancers: Nadia Nerina, Philip Chatfield, Rowena Jackson, Julia Farron

Coppélia (Adapted for television by Margaret Dale) - BBC Studio recording, Broadcast 27 October 1957

Dancers: Nadia Nerina, Robert Helpmann, Donald Britton

Giselle (Pas De Deux from Act II) - BBC Studio recording, Recorded 2 June 1962

Dancers: Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev

Philharmonia Orchestra, Robert Irving / London Symphony Orchestra, John Lanchbery / Pro Arte Orchestra, Marcus Dods

 

The first track on this DVD is a brief introduction to ICA Classics

Picture: 4:3

Sound: Enhanced Mono

Running Time: 99:46 mins

Region code: 0

Format: NTSC

A BBC recording

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