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The Sleeping Beauty DVD (The Royal Ballet) 2006

The Sleeping Beauty DVD (The Royal Ballet) 2006

Widely regarded as Tchaikovsky's finest ballet score, this performance of The Sleeping Beauty by The Royal Ballet marked the Company's 75th anniversary.

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Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty is one of the best-loved of all classical ballets, combining in a single work all the enchantment and virtuosity that ballet has to offer. The royal court, the panoramic journey of the Prince to the overgrown castle, and the great celebratory dances of the happy ending (in which other famous fairytale figures appear) are all brought to life by the luscious designs of this celebrated production, created in 1946 for The Royal Ballet.

The inspired performances of its revival for the 75th anniversary of the Company in 2006, together with a magnificent High Definition recording, make this a superb tribute to The Royal Ballet’s unique style and visual splendour.


Find out more about the production


Music: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky

Princess Aurora: Alina Cojocaru

Prince Florimund: Federico Bonelli

Lilac Fairy: Marianela Nuñez

Carabosse: Genesia Rosato

King Florestan XXIV: Christopher Saunders

His Queen: Elizabeth McGorian


The Royal Ballet

The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Associate Concert Master: Sergey Levitin

Conductor: Valeriy Ovsyanikov 

Choreographer: Marius Petipa

Original Designs: Oliver Messel

Realization and Additional designs: Peter Farmer

Lighting: Mark Jonathan

Staging: Christopher Carr

Plus: Cast gallery  / Illustrated synopsis


Picture: 16:9

Sound: PCM Stereo / DTS Surround Sound

Format: NTSC

Region Code: 0

Running Time: 174 mins

Recorded: 2006


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