Royal Opera House brandmark

The Firebird and Les Noces DVD (The Royal Ballet)

The Firebird and Les Noces DVD (The Royal Ballet)

Glorious Stravinsky double bill combining the spectacular Firebird with the stark beauty of Les Noces. The all-star cast includes Zenaida Yanowsky, Leanne Benjamin and Jonathan Cope.

- In stock


A double bill that contrasts the vibrant colours of Stravinsky’s best-loved ballet, The Firebird, with the stark ritual of Les Noces, choreographed by the legendary Nijinska. The stellar cast includes Zenaida Yanowsky and David Pickering as the Bride and Bridegroom in Les Noces, and Leanne Benjamin as The Firebird.


Music: Igor Stravinsky

Choreography: Mikhail Fokine (The Firebird), Bronislava Nijinska (Les Noces)

Firebird: Leanne Benjamin

Ivan Tsarevich: Jonathan Cope

The Beautiful Tsarevna: Genesia Rosato

The Immortal Kostcheï: David Drew

The Bride: Zenaida Yanowsky

The Bridgegroom: David Pickering


Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 

Conductor: John Carewe

Designs, Scenery and Costumes: Natalia Gontcharova

Plus: 'Nijinska's World' - David Drew remembers his role in Nijinska’s original production of Les Noces / Rehearsals of The Firebird and Les Noces. 


Picture: 16:9

Sound: Dolby Surround / LPCM Stereo

Format: NTSC

Region code: 0 Worldwide

Running Time: 108 mins 

Subtitles: FR/DE/ES/NL (excluding archive footage)


DVDs > Ballet
DVDs > Royal Opera House Titles
DVDs > Opus Arte Titles

Write a review

  • Your email will not be published
  • *Rating


Email to a friend

Related products

Ballet Spectacular DVD

Ballet Spectacular DVD

This new DVD set contains Giselle, Coppélia and La fille mal Gardée from The Royal Ballet.
Swan Lake DVD (The Royal Ballet) 2009

Swan Lake DVD (The Royal Ballet) 2009

Anthony Dowell’s magnificent production honours the spirit of this great ballet, with Fabergé-inspired designs by Yolanda Sonnabend. Marianela Nuñez is magnetic as Odette/Odile, with The Royal Ballet at its finest.
The Winter's Tale DVD (The Royal Ballet) 2014

The Winter's Tale DVD (The Royal Ballet) 2014

Christopher Wheeldon's production for The Royal Ballet featuring Ed Watson, Sarah Lamb and Zenaida Yanowsky.