Yolanda Sonnabend's Faberge-inspired designs evoke a world of Imperial Russia in Anthony Dowell's acclaimed production for The Royal Ballet of one of the world's best-loved ballets. Marianela Nuñez as Odette/Odile and Thiago Soares as Prince Siegfried bring new vitality to a compelling story of tragic romance. The Russian conductor Valeriy Ovsyanikov directs the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in Tchaikovsky's lush romantic score. Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true surround sound.
Music: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Dancers: Marianela Nuñez, Thiago Soares, Elizabeth McGorian, Christopher Saunders, Alastair Marriott & David Pickering
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Valeriy Ozsyanikov 2009
Choreographers: Marius Petipa & Lev Ivanov Director: Anthony Dowell I
Plus: llustrated synopsis | Cast gallery | Interview with Anthony Dowell | Four Swan Queens - Exclusive 30-minute conversation on the demands of dancing the role of the Swan Queen with former Prima Ballerinas Dame Beryl Grey, Dame Monica Mason, Lesley Collier and current Principal Marianela Nuñez.
Picture: 16:9 1080i
Sound: LPCM 2.0 / 5.1
Duration: 180 mins
Region code: All Regions
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