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The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Le Spectre de la Rose
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Mikhail Agrest, fl. 2002; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Vladimir Loukasevitch, fl. 1993-2008; performed by Igor Kolb, 1977- and Zhanna Ayupova, fl. 2002, in The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Le Spectre de la Rose (Digital Classics Distribution), 11 mins
Created by Fokine to the music of Weber’s Invitation to the Dance, Le Spectre de la rose is one of the choreographer’s most poetic creations. With Zhanna Ayupova as the young girl who dreams that the spirit of the rose (Igor Kolb) enters her window and dances with her before disappearing with a spectacular lea...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Mikhail Agrest, fl. 2002; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Vladimir Loukasevitch, fl. 1993-2008; performed by Igor Kolb, 1977- and Zhanna Ayupova, fl. 2002, in The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Le Spectre de la Rose (Digital Classics Distribution), 11 mins
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The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Shéhérazade
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Mikhail Agrest, fl. 2002; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Anatoly Nezhny, fl. 2002 and Anna Nezhny, fl. 2002, Anatoly Nezhny, fl. 2002, Anna Nezhny, fl. 2002 and Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Vladimir Loukasevitch, fl. 1993-2008; performed by Galina Rakhmanova, fl. 2002, Alexandra Iosifidi, fl. 2002, Yana Serebriakova, fl. 1995, Igor Petrov, fl. 1981-2002, Andrei Yakovlev, fl. 2002, Vladimir Ponomarev, fl. 2002, Farukh Ruzimatov, 1963- and Svetlana Zakharova, 1979-, in The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Shéhérazade (Digital Classics Distribution), 38 mins
Sheherazade is based on the first story of The Thousand and One Nights and danced to music by Rimsky-Korsakov. When it was first staged, with Nijinsky in the role of the Golden Slave, Mikhail Fokine’s choreography of the exotic and passionate tale was a huge success. The ballet’s triumph was also due to the fa...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Mikhail Agrest, fl. 2002; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Anatoly Nezhny, fl. 2002 and Anna Nezhny, fl. 2002, Anatoly Nezhny, fl. 2002, Anna Nezhny, fl. 2002 and Léon Bakst, 1866-1924, Vladimir Loukasevitch, fl. 1993-2008; performed by Galina Rakhmanova, fl. 2002, Alexandra Iosifidi, fl. 2002, Yana Serebriakova, fl. 1995, Igor Petrov, fl. 1981-2002, Andrei Yakovlev, fl. 2002, Vladimir Ponomarev, fl. 2002, Farukh Ruzimatov, 1963- and Svetlana Zakharova, 1979-, in The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Shéhérazade (Digital Classics Distribution), 38 mins
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La Bayadère
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directed by Natalia Makarova, 1940-; conducted by Valery Ovsyanikov, 1960-; choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; designed by Yolanda Sonnabend, 1935-2015, John B. Read; produced by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; performed by José Martín, fl. 1994, Valeri Hristov, fl. 1995, Genesia Rosato, fl. 1976, Kenta Kura, fl. 1997, Christopher Saunders, fl. 1983, Gary Avis, fl. 1989, Marianela Núñez, 1982-, Carlos Acosta, 1973- and Tamara Rojo, 1974-, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet (Opus Arte, 2009), 2 hours 5 mins
Marius Petipa’s exotic ballet, set in legendary India, is a story of love, death and vengeful judgement. Natalia Makarova’s sumptuous recreation of Petipa’s choreography, with atmospheric sets by Pier Luigi Samaritini and beautiful costumes by Yolanda Sonnabend, stars Tamara Rojo as the Bayadère (temple dancer...
directed by Natalia Makarova, 1940-; conducted by Valery Ovsyanikov, 1960-; choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; designed by Yolanda Sonnabend, 1935-2015, John B. Read; produced by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; performed by José Martín, fl. 1994, Valeri Hristov, fl. 1995, Genesia Rosato, fl. 1976, Kenta Kura, fl. 1997, Christopher Saunders, fl. 1983, Gary Avis, fl. 1989, Marianela Núñez, 1982-, Carlos Acosta, 1973- and Tamara Rojo, 1974-, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet (Opus Arte, 2009), 2 hours 5 mins
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The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Firebird
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Mikhail Agrest, fl. 2002; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by Anatoly Nezhny, fl. 2002 and Anna Nezhny, fl. 2002, Vladimir Loukasevitch, fl. 1993-2008; performed by Vladimir Ponomarev, fl. 2002, Yana Serebriakova, fl. 1995, Andrei Yakovlev, fl. 2002 and Diana Vishneva, 1976-, Mariinsky Ballet, in The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Firebird (Digital Classics Distribution), 51 mins
Firebird, together with other works originated during the Saisons Russes, lifted ballet from an art viewed as at best inconsiderable to one that electrified people across Europe. This Kirov staging of Fokine’s Firebird recreates the scenery and costumes created for the original production. Diana Vichneva dances...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Mikhail Agrest, fl. 2002; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by Anatoly Nezhny, fl. 2002 and Anna Nezhny, fl. 2002, Vladimir Loukasevitch, fl. 1993-2008; performed by Vladimir Ponomarev, fl. 2002, Yana Serebriakova, fl. 1995, Andrei Yakovlev, fl. 2002 and Diana Vishneva, 1976-, Mariinsky Ballet, in The Kirov Celebrates Nijinsky: Firebird (Digital Classics Distribution), 51 mins
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Mayerling
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992; designed by Nicholas Georgiadis, CBE, 1923-2001, Nicholas Georgiadis, CBE, 1923-2001, John B. Read; produced by Opus Arte and Royal Opera House, London, England; performed by Gary Avis, fl. 1989, Laura Morera, fl. 1995, Steven McRae, fl. 2004, Elizabeth McGorian, 1960-, Sarah Lamb, fl. 1998, Cindy Jourdain, William Tuckett, 1969-, Iohna Loots, fl. 1995, Mara Galeazzi, 1973-, Edward Watson, 1976- and Ursula Hageli, fl. 1977, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Mayerling (London, England: Opus Arte, 2010), 2 hours 39 mins
Edward Watson takes the role of Crown Prince Rudolf in Kenneth MacMillan's compelling ballet which lives out the final eight years of Rudolf's life with its relentless downward spiral of political intrigue, drugs and murder. It culminates with the suicide pact at the hunting lodge - known as Mayerling - between Ru...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992; designed by Nicholas Georgiadis, CBE, 1923-2001, Nicholas Georgiadis, CBE, 1923-2001, John B. Read; produced by Opus Arte and Royal Opera House, London, England; performed by Gary Avis, fl. 1989, Laura Morera, fl. 1995, Steven McRae, fl. 2004, Elizabeth McGorian, 1960-, Sarah Lamb, fl. 1998, Cindy Jourdain, William Tuckett, 1969-, Iohna Loots, fl. 1995, Mara Galeazzi, 1973-, Edward Watson, 1976- and Ursula Hageli, fl. 1977, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Mayerling (London, England: Opus Arte, 2010), 2 hours 39 mins
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Ondine
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; designed by Lila De Nobili, 1916-2002, Lila De Nobili, 1916-2002, John B. Read; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Miyako Yoshida, 1965-, Edward Watson, 1976-, Genesia Rosato, fl. 1976, Ricardo Cervera, fl. 1993 and Gary Avis, fl. 1989, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Opus Arte, 2010), 1 hour 43 mins
This is a performance of Ondine, performed by The Royal Ballet and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and conducted by Barry Wordsworth.
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; designed by Lila De Nobili, 1916-2002, Lila De Nobili, 1916-2002, John B. Read; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Miyako Yoshida, 1965-, Edward Watson, 1976-, Genesia Rosato, fl. 1976, Ricardo Cervera, fl. 1993 and Gary Avis, fl. 1989, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Opus Arte, 2010), 1 hour 43 mins
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Awakening Pas de Deux
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; produced by Andy King-Dabbs, fl. 2000, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Frederick Ashton: Les Patineurs, Divertissements, Scènes de Ballet (London, England: Opus Arte, 2011), 7 mins
Founder choreographer of The Royal Ballet, Frederick Ashton created more than 100 ballets over a 60 year career. Showcasing three of his shorter works, this disc reflects the breadth of his sophisticated, elegant and widely popular style. Les Patineurs evokes the Edwardian skating rink, with all its youthful charm...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; produced by Andy King-Dabbs, fl. 2000, British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Frederick Ashton: Les Patineurs, Divertissements, Scènes de Ballet (London, England: Opus Arte, 2011), 7 mins
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Divertissements
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composed by Jules Emile Frédéric Massenet, 1842-1912, Johann Strauss, Jr., 1825-1899, Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897 and Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, 1840-1893; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; designed by John B. Read; produced by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; performed by Carlos Acosta, 1973-, Leanne Faye Benjamin, 1964-, Tamara Rojo, 1974-, Thiago Soares, 1980-, Mara Galeazzi, 1973-, Viacheslav Samodurov, 1974-, Ricardo Cervera, fl. 1993, Laura Morera, fl. 1995, Jonathan Cope and Darcey Bussell, 1969-, in Frederick Ashton: Les Patineurs, Divertissements, Scènes de Ballet (Opus Arte), 43 mins
composed by Jules Emile Frédéric Massenet, 1842-1912, Johann Strauss, Jr., 1825-1899, Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897 and Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, 1840-1893; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; designed by John B. Read; produced by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; performed by Carlos Acosta, 1973-, Leanne Faye Benjamin, 1964-, Tamara Rojo, 1974-, Thiago Soares, 1980-, Mara Galeazzi, 1973-, Viacheslav Samodurov, 1974-, Ricardo Cervera, fl. 1993, Laura Morera, fl. 1995, Jonathan Cope and Darcey Bussell, 1969-, in Frederick Ashton: Les Patineurs, Divertissements, Scènes de Ballet (Opus Arte), 43 mins
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La fille mal gardée
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composed by John Lanchbery, 1923-2003 and Louis Hérold, 1791-1833; conducted by Anthony Twiner; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; designed by Sir Osbert Lancaster, CBE, 1908-1986, Sir Osbert Lancaster, CBE, 1908-1986, John B. Read; produced by Ross MacGibbon, 1955- and Christopher Carr; performed by Carlos Acosta, 1973-, Marianela Núñez, 1982-, William Tuckett, 1969-, Jonathan Howells, fl. 1991 and David Drew, fl. 1955, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Opus Arte, 2008), 1 hour 48 mins
This is a performance of La fille mal gardee, peformed by The Royal Ballet and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and conducted by Anthony Twiner.
composed by John Lanchbery, 1923-2003 and Louis Hérold, 1791-1833; conducted by Anthony Twiner; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; designed by Sir Osbert Lancaster, CBE, 1908-1986, Sir Osbert Lancaster, CBE, 1908-1986, John B. Read; produced by Ross MacGibbon, 1955- and Christopher Carr; performed by Carlos Acosta, 1973-, Marianela Núñez, 1982-, William Tuckett, 1969-, Jonathan Howells, fl. 1991 and David Drew, fl. 1955, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Opus Arte, 2008), 1 hour 48 mins
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Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet: Prokofiev
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992; designed by Nicholas Georgiadis, CBE, 1923-2001, Nicholas Georgiadis, CBE, 1923-2001, John B. Read; produced by Royal Opera House, London, England; performed by Sian Murphy, 1978-, Christopher Newton, fl. 1954, Kristen McNally, Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani, fl. 2002, Gary Avis, fl. 1989, Christina Arestis, fl. 1999, Christopher Saunders, fl. 1983, Valeri Hristov, fl. 1995, Dawid Trzensimiech, fl. 2008, Bennet Gartside, fl. 1995, Alexander Campbell, fl. 2003, Federico Bonelli, fl. 1996 and Lauren Cuthbertson, fl. 2002, Royal Ballet, in Kenneth Macmillan's Romeo and Juliet: Prokofiev (London, England: Opus Arte, 2013), 2 hours 36 mins
Given its premiere by The Royal Ballet in 1965 with Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn dancing the title roles, Kenneth MacMillans first full-evening ballet has become a signature work for the Company, enjoying great popularity around the world. From the outset, the production teems with life and colour as the town...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992; designed by Nicholas Georgiadis, CBE, 1923-2001, Nicholas Georgiadis, CBE, 1923-2001, John B. Read; produced by Royal Opera House, London, England; performed by Sian Murphy, 1978-, Christopher Newton, fl. 1954, Kristen McNally, Tara-Brigitte Bhavnani, fl. 2002, Gary Avis, fl. 1989, Christina Arestis, fl. 1999, Christopher Saunders, fl. 1983, Valeri Hristov, fl. 1995, Dawid Trzensimiech, fl. 2008, Bennet Gartside, fl. 1995, Alexander Campbell, fl. 2003, Federico Bonelli, fl. 1996 and Lauren Cuthbertson, fl. 2002, Royal Ballet, in Kenneth Macmillan's Romeo and Juliet: Prokofiev (London, England: Opus Arte, 2013), 2 hours 36 mins
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