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Firebird
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directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; conducted by Poul Jørgensen, 1934-0203; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by John MacFarlane; produced by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; performed by Lars Damsgaard, Torben Jeppesen and Mette Hønningen, 1944-, Royal Danish Orchestra (Det Kongelige Kapel) and Royal Danish Ballet, in Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella & Firebird (Germany: ArtHaus Musik), 55 mins
Some theatrical events live on in popular memory to become legends - such were Nijinsky's appearances in Diaghilev's early Saison Russes in Paris. Mikhail Fokine was Diaghilev's chief choreographer and his choreography marked a departure from many of the rigid rules and forms of classical ballet and ushered in a n...
directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; conducted by Poul Jørgensen, 1934-0203; choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; designed by John MacFarlane; produced by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; performed by Lars Damsgaard, Torben Jeppesen and Mette Hønningen, 1944-, Royal Danish Orchestra (Det Kongelige Kapel) and Royal Danish Ballet, in Igor Stravinsky: Pulcinella & Firebird (Germany: ArtHaus Musik), 55 mins
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Grand Adage à la Rose
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choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; produced by George Van Breemen, 1972-; performed by Maya Plisetskaya, 1925-, Bolshoi Ballet, in A Tribute to Maya Plisetskaya (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2010), 6 mins
This is a performance of Grand Adage a la Rose, performed by Maya Plisetskaya and Bolshoi Ballet dancers from the ballet 'Sleeping Beauty' by Tchaikovsky.
choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; produced by George Van Breemen, 1972-; performed by Maya Plisetskaya, 1925-, Bolshoi Ballet, in A Tribute to Maya Plisetskaya (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2010), 6 mins
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Jewels: Ballet in three parts
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directed by Brian Large, 1939-; conducted by Tugan Sokhiev, 1977-; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; designed by Peter Harvey, 1933-, Barbara Karinska, 1886-1983; produced by Mariinsky Theatre; performed by Irina Golub, 1980-, Igor Zelenski, 1969-, Ulyana Lopatkina, Andrian Fadeyev and Zhanna Ayupova, fl. 2002, Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre (Kirov), St Petersburg, in Jewels: Ballet in three parts (Saint Petersburg Federal City: Mariinsky, 2011), 1 hour 32 mins
The Mariinsky Ballet (formerly known as the Kirov) is probably the world’s greatest ballet company with an astonishing heritage and is home to many of the most celebrated dancers. The ballet tours regularly, as well as performing throughout the year in St Petersburg. During 2011 it visits the USA, UK, Spain, Sou...
directed by Brian Large, 1939-; conducted by Tugan Sokhiev, 1977-; choreographed by George Balanchine, 1904-1983; designed by Peter Harvey, 1933-, Barbara Karinska, 1886-1983; produced by Mariinsky Theatre; performed by Irina Golub, 1980-, Igor Zelenski, 1969-, Ulyana Lopatkina, Andrian Fadeyev and Zhanna Ayupova, fl. 2002, Mariinsky Ballet and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre (Kirov), St Petersburg, in Jewels: Ballet in three parts (Saint Petersburg Federal City: Mariinsky, 2011), 1 hour 32 mins
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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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'Meditation' from Thaïs
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directed by Margaret Williams, 1950-; conducted by Emmanuel Plasson; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Royal Opera House, London, England; performed by Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Ashton Celebration: The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton (London, England: Opus Arte), 8 mins
Frederick Ashton, Founder Choreographer of The Royal Ballet, was one of the 20th century's most influential choreographers, whose musical, subtle and graceful style and extraordinary gift for storytelling had a profound impact on the development of British ballet. This special programme, performed at the Royal Ope...
directed by Margaret Williams, 1950-; conducted by Emmanuel Plasson; choreographed by Sir Frederick Ashton, 1904-1988; produced by Royal Opera House, London, England; performed by Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Ashton Celebration: The Royal Ballet Dances Frederick Ashton (London, England: Opus Arte), 8 mins
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The Merry Widow
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directed by Norman Campbell, 1924-2004; conducted by Ermanno Florio, 1954-; choreographed by Ronald Hynd, 1931-; designed by Desmond Heeley, Desmond Heeley, Michael J. Whitfield; produced by W. Paterson Ferns, 1945-; performed by Karen Kain, 1951-, John Meehan, 1950-, Yoko Ichino, fl. 1972, Raymond Smith, Charles Kirby and Jacques Gorrissen, National Ballet of Canada and National Ballet of Canada Orchestra (ArtHaus Musik, 1988), 1 hour 27 mins
The Merry Widow entered the National Ballet's repertoire in 1986, with Karen Kain in the title role.
directed by Norman Campbell, 1924-2004; conducted by Ermanno Florio, 1954-; choreographed by Ronald Hynd, 1931-; designed by Desmond Heeley, Desmond Heeley, Michael J. Whitfield; produced by W. Paterson Ferns, 1945-; performed by Karen Kain, 1951-, John Meehan, 1950-, Yoko Ichino, fl. 1972, Raymond Smith, Charles Kirby and Jacques Gorrissen, National Ballet of Canada and National Ballet of Canada Orchestra (ArtHaus Musik, 1988), 1 hour 27 mins
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The Nutcracker
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directed by Michael Beyer; conducted by Daniel Barenboim, 1942-; choreographed by Patrice Bart, 1945-; designed by Luisa Spinatelli, Luisa Spinatelli, Maurizio Montobbio; produced by Mazaki Tazaki; performed by Nadja Saidakova, fl. 1999, Vladimir Malakhov, 1968- and Oliver Matz, Berlin State Ballet and Orchestra of the Berlin State Opera, in The Nutcracker (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1999), 1 hour 58 mins
Tschaikovsky's perhaps best-loved and most famous work in an amazing production from the Berlin State Opera featuring Vladimir Malakhov, who is recognized worldwide as one of the greatest dancers of his generation.
directed by Michael Beyer; conducted by Daniel Barenboim, 1942-; choreographed by Patrice Bart, 1945-; designed by Luisa Spinatelli, Luisa Spinatelli, Maurizio Montobbio; produced by Mazaki Tazaki; performed by Nadja Saidakova, fl. 1999, Vladimir Malakhov, 1968- and Oliver Matz, Berlin State Ballet and Orchestra of the Berlin State Opera, in The Nutcracker (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1999), 1 hour 58 mins
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Nutcracker and the Mouse King
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directed by Jeff Tudor, 1967-; conducted by Ermanno Florio, 1954-; choreographed by Wayne Eagling, 1950- and Toer van Schayk, 1936-; designed by Toer van Schayk, 1936-; produced by Adrienne Liron, 1969- and Jeff Tudor, 1967-, 3 Minutes West and Dutch National Ballet; performed by Wolfgang Tietze, fl. 2003, Alexander Zhembrovskyy, 1982-, James Stout, fl. 2007, Matthew Golding, 1985- and Anna Tsygankova, 1979-, Dutch National Ballet and Holland Symfonia, in The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 2011), 1 hour 48 mins
Going to see Nutcracker with the whole family has been a tradition in other countries for many years. Now it is a tradition in the Netherlands as well. It became apparent that the Netherlands had also adopted this tradition in 1996, when the Dutch National Ballet presented its own version of the famous fairytale b...
directed by Jeff Tudor, 1967-; conducted by Ermanno Florio, 1954-; choreographed by Wayne Eagling, 1950- and Toer van Schayk, 1936-; designed by Toer van Schayk, 1936-; produced by Adrienne Liron, 1969- and Jeff Tudor, 1967-, 3 Minutes West and Dutch National Ballet; performed by Wolfgang Tietze, fl. 2003, Alexander Zhembrovskyy, 1982-, James Stout, fl. 2007, Matthew Golding, 1985- and Anna Tsygankova, 1979-, Dutch National Ballet and Holland Symfonia, in The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 2011), 1 hour 48 mins
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La Petite Danseuse de Degas
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directed by Vincent Bataillon, fl. 1998; composed by Denis Levaillant, 1952-; conducted by Koen Kessels; choreographed by Patrice Bart, 1945-; designed by Ezio Toffolutti, Sylvie Skinazi, fl. 2007, Marion Hewlett; produced by CielEcran, Mezzo, France Télévisions, Bel Air Media, Telmondis and Opéra National de Paris (Company); performed by Clairemarie Osta, 1970-, Dorothée Gilbert, Mathieu Ganio, 1984-, José Carlos Martinez, 1969-, Benjamin Pech, 1974-, Élisabeth Maurin, 1963-, Stéphanie Romberg, fl. 1991 and Emmanuel Thibault, 1974-, Paris Opera Ballet and Orchestre de l'Opéra-Comique, Paris, in La Petite Danseuse de Degas (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2010), 1 hour 52 mins
Paris Opera Ballet Master and choreographer Patrice Bart plunges into the Opera's past and brings Degas' famous statuette to life. From the rehearsal rooms to the Cabaret du Chat Noir, the ballet conjures up a colourful era and the lively backstage world of a theatre.
directed by Vincent Bataillon, fl. 1998; composed by Denis Levaillant, 1952-; conducted by Koen Kessels; choreographed by Patrice Bart, 1945-; designed by Ezio Toffolutti, Sylvie Skinazi, fl. 2007, Marion Hewlett; produced by CielEcran, Mezzo, France Télévisions, Bel Air Media, Telmondis and Opéra National de Paris (Company); performed by Clairemarie Osta, 1970-, Dorothée Gilbert, Mathieu Ganio, 1984-, José Carlos Martinez, 1969-, Benjamin Pech, 1974-, Élisabeth Maurin, 1963-, Stéphanie Romberg, fl. 1991 and Emmanuel Thibault, 1974-, Paris Opera Ballet and Orchestre de l'Opéra-Comique, Paris, in La Petite Danseuse de Degas (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2010), 1 hour 52 mins
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