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Nureyev: As Dancer, As Choreographer DVD

Nureyev: As Dancer, As Choreographer DVD

Three ballets featuring Rudolf Nureyev dancing in Don Quixote and his staging and choreography in La Bayadère and Romeo & Juliet.
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Rudolf Nureyev (1939-1993) This 3-disc set of three ballets is released in celebration of the life and career of Russian dancer, Rudolf Nureyev. He achieved rock star status in the West, during which time he danced in his own extraordinary version of Don Quixote. As a choreographer, principally for the Paris Opera Ballet, he produced many stunning ballets, including the exotic ballet La Bayadère and this passionate Romeo & Juliet.

 

As a dancer: Don Quixote

Rudolf Nureyev's 35mm film version of Don Quixote, recorded in 1972 with Australian Ballet, in a gigantic aircraft hangar. Digitally remastered and restored to its former glory.
Dancers: Rudolf Nureyev, Robert Helpmann, Lucette Aldous
State Orchestra of Victoria, John Lanchbery, 1972

Picture: 4:3
Sound: Dolby 2.0 Stereo / 5.1 Surround
Duration: 127 mins
Region code: 2-5 (Cannot be played in the USA)
Format: NTSC

 

As a choreographer : La Bayadère

Exotic and mysterious India serves of the backdrop to this story of doomed love between Solor and bayadère, Nikiya, this production was recorded at the Palais Garnier in Paris.
Dancers: Isabelle Guérin, Laurent Hilaire, Elisabeth Platel
Orchestre Collon, Michel Quéval, 1994

Picture: 4:3
Sound: L-PCM Stereo
Duration: 134 mins
Region code: 2-5 (Cannot be played in the USA)
Format: PAL (please check your DVD player is PAL compatible)


As a choreographer : Romeo & Juliet

This pasionate and visually stunning version of the classic ballet Romeo & Juliet was recorded at the Opéra Bastille.

Dancers: Manuel Legris, Monique Loudières, Charles Jude
Orchestre de l'Opera National de Paris, Vello Pähn 1995

Picture: 4:3
Sound: Dolby 2.0 Stereo / 5.1 Surround
Duration: 150 mins
Region code: 2-5 (Cannot be played in the USA)
Format: PAL (please check your DVD player is PAL compatible)

 

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