Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake

Ballet in two acts

1 Blu-ray - Bel Air Classiques BAC419
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  • Odette / Odile: Svetlana Zakharova
    Prince Siegfried: Denis Rodkin
    The Evil Genius: Artemy Belyakov
    The Princess Mother: Yekaterina Barykina
    The Tutor: Alexei Loparevich
    The Fool: Igor Tsvirko

    At the palace, the royal family and their guests are gathered for Prince Siegfried’s birthday celebrations. In a majestic ceremony, Siegfried is made a knight and young girls try to attract his attention, as he must choose a wife during the ball. Overcome by the sudden awareness of his future responsibilities, he escapes into the night and meets a strange flock of swans by a magical lake.

    White swan by day, human by night, the beautiful Odette awaits an oath of true love to break the curse on her. The great legend of the enigmatic swan/woman is one of the most romantic classical ballets, appropriately set in the era of courtly romance and characterised by elegance, style and harmony. With Tchaikovsky’s famous, lyrical score, ’Swan Lake’ depicts the tragic love between Princess Odette and Prince Siegfried, and is honed to perfection by the unparalleled virtuosity of Russia’s great Bolshoi Ballet. This universal and enchanting masterpiece of love, deception and drama is a must.
    Cast includes the famed ballerina Svetlana Zakharova, one of the most beautiful Odette / Odiles of our time, Denis Rodkin, Artemy Belyakov and of course, the Bolshoi.

    BLURAY Duration: 125 min.
    Booklet: FR / ANGL / ALL
    Video/Colour, 1080i HD, 16/9, Sound: PCM Stereo, DTS Master Audio 5.1

  • Choreography: Yuri Grigorovich - with scenes choreographed by Marius Petipa
    Lev Ivanov
    Alexander Gorsky
    Production designer: Simon Virsaladze
    Lighting designer: Mikhail Sokolov
    Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
    Pavel Sorokin [conductor]

    Corps de ballet of the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
  • 1 Blu-ray - 2h 5mn 0s
    upc/ean. 3760115304192
    ref. BAC419
    release date. 2015-10-30

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