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The Catherine Wheel
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directed by Twyla Tharp, 1941-; choreographed by Twyla Tharp, 1941-; designed by Santo Loquasto, 1944-; produced by Alan Yentob, 1947-, Thirteen Productions; performed by John Carrafa, Christine Uchida, fl. 1977-1988, Shelley Washington, 1954-, Katie Glasner, Raymond Kurshals, Jennifer Way, fl. 1975, Tom Rawe, fl. 1977 and Sara Rudner, 1944-, Twyla Tharp Dance (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1983), 1 hour 28 mins
When Twyla Tharp’s The Catherine Wheel was premiered on Broadway, it was described by Arlene Croce of the New Yorker as “a major event in our theatre”, with “dancing of astonishing beauty and power”. It was then completely refashioned by Twyla Tharp herself specially for television, with computer-generat...
directed by Twyla Tharp, 1941-; choreographed by Twyla Tharp, 1941-; designed by Santo Loquasto, 1944-; produced by Alan Yentob, 1947-, Thirteen Productions; performed by John Carrafa, Christine Uchida, fl. 1977-1988, Shelley Washington, 1954-, Katie Glasner, Raymond Kurshals, Jennifer Way, fl. 1975, Tom Rawe, fl. 1977 and Sara Rudner, 1944-, Twyla Tharp Dance (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1983), 1 hour 28 mins
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The Dying Swan
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composed by Camille Saint-Saëns, 1835-1921 (1886); choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; produced by Carl Simons and Julia Matheson, NVC Arts; performed by Olga Moiseyeva (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1995), 4 mins
From the early 20th century, the Maryinsky Ballet, later the Kirov, dazzled audiences with the beauty of dance. This fascinating footage of many of the company’s greatest dancers draws on five years’ research in Russia’s film archives. Extracts from: Swan Lake, Raymonda, Viennese Waltz, Reflection, Le Corsai...
composed by Camille Saint-Saëns, 1835-1921 (1886); choreographed by Michel Fokine, 1880-1942; produced by Carl Simons and Julia Matheson, NVC Arts; performed by Olga Moiseyeva (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1995), 4 mins
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Giselle
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directed by Adrienne Liron, 1969- and Jeff Tudor, 1967-; composed by Adolphe Adam, 1803-1856; conducted by Boris Gruzin, fl. 1969; choreographed by Mats Ek, 1945-; produced by Adrienne Liron, 1969- and Jeff Tudor, 1967-; performed by Anna Tsygankova, 1979-, Jozef Varga and Jan Zerer, Dutch National Ballet and Holland Symfonia (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2009), 1 hour 54 mins
Giselle is a dramatic and timeless tale of love, deception, revenge and forgiveness, an enchanting classical ballet from the Romantic era. The ballet’s combination of dramatic acting, virtuoso technique and ethereal beauty continues to enthral audiences around the world. Dutch National Ballet’s production, by...
directed by Adrienne Liron, 1969- and Jeff Tudor, 1967-; composed by Adolphe Adam, 1803-1856; conducted by Boris Gruzin, fl. 1969; choreographed by Mats Ek, 1945-; produced by Adrienne Liron, 1969- and Jeff Tudor, 1967-; performed by Anna Tsygankova, 1979-, Jozef Varga and Jan Zerer, Dutch National Ballet and Holland Symfonia (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2009), 1 hour 54 mins
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The Golden Age
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directed by John Vernon, 1927-; composed by Dmitri Shostakovich, 1906-1975 (1930); conducted by Alexander Kopylov, 1854-1911; choreographed by Yury Grigorovich, 1927-; produced by Entertainment Corporation Concerts and Arts and British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Bolshoi Ballet and Orchestra of London (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1986), 10 mins
Bolshoi is Russian for great, an often over-worked adjective, but in the case of the Bolshoi Ballet, it is a worthy description of the world’s most famous ballet company. On this tour to the UK, the Bolshoi proved that it is a company of absolutes, in flamboyance and daring, brilliance and technical execution; a...
directed by John Vernon, 1927-; composed by Dmitri Shostakovich, 1906-1975 (1930); conducted by Alexander Kopylov, 1854-1911; choreographed by Yury Grigorovich, 1927-; produced by Entertainment Corporation Concerts and Arts and British Broadcasting Corporation; performed by Bolshoi Ballet and Orchestra of London (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1986), 10 mins
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The Ice Maiden
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composed by Edvard Grieg, 1843-1907; choreographed by Fyodor Lopukhov; produced by Carl Simons and Julia Matheson, NVC Arts; performed by Alla Osipenko and John Markovski (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1995), 4 mins
From the early 20th century, the Maryinsky Ballet, later the Kirov, dazzled audiences with the beauty of dance. This fascinating footage of many of the company’s greatest dancers draws on five years’ research in Russia’s film archives. Extracts from: Swan Lake, Raymonda, Viennese Waltz, Reflection, Le Corsai...
composed by Edvard Grieg, 1843-1907; choreographed by Fyodor Lopukhov; produced by Carl Simons and Julia Matheson, NVC Arts; performed by Alla Osipenko and John Markovski (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1995), 4 mins
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The Judas Tree
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directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; composed by Brian Elias, 1948- (1992); conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992; produced by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-, NVC Arts; performed by Stuart Cassidy, fl. 2010, Michael Nunn, 1967-, Leanne Faye Benjamin, 1964- and Irek Mukhamedov, 1960-, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1997), 39 mins
Kenneth MacMillan choreographed his last ballet, The Judas Tree, especially for Irek Mukhamedov who takes the lead in this striking production. On a building site in dockland wastes, thirteen workmen, led by their Foreman, react to the vampish behaviour of a woman who has arrived in their midst. In the heated conf...
directed by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; composed by Brian Elias, 1948- (1992); conducted by Barry Wordsworth; choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992; produced by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-, NVC Arts; performed by Stuart Cassidy, fl. 2010, Michael Nunn, 1967-, Leanne Faye Benjamin, 1964- and Irek Mukhamedov, 1960-, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1997), 39 mins
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Le lac des cygnes
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directed by Alexandre Tarta, 1928-; composed by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, 1840-1893 (1876); conducted by Daniel Barenboim, 1942-; choreographed by Ibrahima Sissoko, fl. 1992; produced by Francois Duplat, Berlin State Opera and Bel Air Media; performed by Jens Weber, Torsten Haendler, Bettina Thiel, Oliver Matz and Steffi Scherzer, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin and Staatskapelle Berlin (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1998), 2 hours 37 mins
A magical version of Tschaikovsky’s masterpiece by the Staatsballet Berlin and choreographer Partrice Bart featuring the dream couple of the Staatsballet Berlin, Steffi Scherzer and Oliver Matz.
directed by Alexandre Tarta, 1928-; composed by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, 1840-1893 (1876); conducted by Daniel Barenboim, 1942-; choreographed by Ibrahima Sissoko, fl. 1992; produced by Francois Duplat, Berlin State Opera and Bel Air Media; performed by Jens Weber, Torsten Haendler, Bettina Thiel, Oliver Matz and Steffi Scherzer, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin and Staatskapelle Berlin (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1998), 2 hours 37 mins
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Laurencia
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composed by Alexander Krein, 1883-1951; choreographed by Vakhtang Chaboukiani; produced by Carl Simons and Julia Matheson, NVC Arts; performed by Ninel Kurgapkina, 1929- and Rudolf Nureyev, 1938-1993 (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1995), 3 mins
From the early 20th century, the Maryinsky Ballet, later the Kirov, dazzled audiences with the beauty of dance. This fascinating footage of many of the company’s greatest dancers draws on five years’ research in Russia’s film archives. Extracts from: Swan Lake, Raymonda, Viennese Waltz, Reflection, Le Corsai...
composed by Alexander Krein, 1883-1951; choreographed by Vakhtang Chaboukiani; produced by Carl Simons and Julia Matheson, NVC Arts; performed by Ninel Kurgapkina, 1929- and Rudolf Nureyev, 1938-1993 (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1995), 3 mins
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The Little Mermaid
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directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; composed by Lera Auerbach, 1974- (2005); conducted by Martin West, fl. 1997; choreographed by John Neumeier, 1942-; designed by John Neumeier, 1942-, John Neumeier, 1942-; produced by Bernhard Fleischer, 1971- and Judy Flannery, fl. 1981, San Francisco Ballet; performed by Davit Karapetyan, Sarah Van Patten, 1984-, Tiit Helimets, Lloyd Riggins, 1969- and Yuan Yuan Tan, 1977-, San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and San Francisco Ballet (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2011), 1 hour 59 mins
After making its triumphant U.S. Premiere and playing to sold-out houses this past season, John Neumeier’s superlative work of dancetheater returns in 2011. Featuring an evocative score by Lera Auerbach, this heart-wrenching story of sacrifice and unrequited love comes to life against dazzling scenic, costume an...
directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; composed by Lera Auerbach, 1974- (2005); conducted by Martin West, fl. 1997; choreographed by John Neumeier, 1942-; designed by John Neumeier, 1942-, John Neumeier, 1942-; produced by Bernhard Fleischer, 1971- and Judy Flannery, fl. 1981, San Francisco Ballet; performed by Davit Karapetyan, Sarah Van Patten, 1984-, Tiit Helimets, Lloyd Riggins, 1969- and Yuan Yuan Tan, 1977-, San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and San Francisco Ballet (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 2011), 1 hour 59 mins
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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
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directed by Peter Mumford, fl. 1969; conducted by David Lloyd-Jones, 1934-; produced by Fiona Morris, fl. 2009, Adventures in Motion Pictures and Dancelines Productions; performed by Adam Cooper, 1971-, Scott Ambler, 1960-, Fiona Chadwick, 1960-, Barry Atkinson, fl. 1996 and Emily Piercy, fl. 1993, New London Orchestra (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1996), 1 hour 58 mins
Matthew Bourne's triumphant modern re-interpretation of Swan Lake, with its cast of male swans, has turned tradition upside down and taken the ballet fraternity by storm. Never has such a contemporary re-working of a traditional ballet thrilled both ardent critics and modern dance enthusiasts in such equal measure...
directed by Peter Mumford, fl. 1969; conducted by David Lloyd-Jones, 1934-; produced by Fiona Morris, fl. 2009, Adventures in Motion Pictures and Dancelines Productions; performed by Adam Cooper, 1971-, Scott Ambler, 1960-, Fiona Chadwick, 1960-, Barry Atkinson, fl. 1996 and Emily Piercy, fl. 1993, New London Orchestra (Berlin, Berlin State: C Major Entertainment, 1996), 1 hour 58 mins
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