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MENESTRIER, CLAUDE FRANCOIS (1631-1705)
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written by Mary Ellen Snodgrass, 1944-; in Encyclopedia of World Ballet (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 198-199
Throughout the centuries, ballet has had a rich and ever-evolving role in the humanities. Renowned choreographers, composers, and performers have contributed to this unique art form, staging enduring works of beauty. Significant productions by major companies embrace innovations and adaptations, enabling ballet to...
written by Mary Ellen Snodgrass, 1944-; in Encyclopedia of World Ballet (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015, originally published 2015), 198-199
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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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The Judas Tree
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directed by Monica Mason, 1941-; choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992; produced by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; performed by Carlos Acosta, 1973-, Leanne Faye Benjamin, 1964-, Edward Watson, 1976- and Bennet Gartside, fl. 1995, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Three Ballets by Kenneth MacMillan: Elite Syncopations, The Judas Tree, Concerto (Opus Arte, 2010), 40 mins
This video contains three ballets -- Elite Syncopations, The Judas Tree, and Concerto -- choreographed by Kenneth Macmillan, performed by the Royal Ballet and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
directed by Monica Mason, 1941-; choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, 1929-1992; produced by Ross MacGibbon, 1955-; performed by Carlos Acosta, 1973-, Leanne Faye Benjamin, 1964-, Edward Watson, 1976- and Bennet Gartside, fl. 1995, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Three Ballets by Kenneth MacMillan: Elite Syncopations, The Judas Tree, Concerto (Opus Arte, 2010), 40 mins
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Swan Lake
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directed by Christopher Carr; conducted by Valery Ovsyanikov, 1960-; choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910 and Lev Ivanov, 1834-1901; designed by Yolanda Sonnabend, 1935-2015, Yolanda Sonnabend, 1935-2015, Mark Henderson, fl. 1998; produced by Sir Anthony Dowell, 1943-; performed by Marianela Núñez, 1982-, Thiago Soares, 1980-, Elizabeth McGorian, 1960-, Christopher Saunders, fl. 1983 and David Pickering, fl. 1990, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of The Royal Ballet (BBC Worldwide, 2009), 2 hours 6 mins
This is a performance of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, performed by the Orchestra of The Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet, and conducted by David Pickering.
directed by Christopher Carr; conducted by Valery Ovsyanikov, 1960-; choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910 and Lev Ivanov, 1834-1901; designed by Yolanda Sonnabend, 1935-2015, Yolanda Sonnabend, 1935-2015, Mark Henderson, fl. 1998; produced by Sir Anthony Dowell, 1943-; performed by Marianela Núñez, 1982-, Thiago Soares, 1980-, Elizabeth McGorian, 1960-, Christopher Saunders, fl. 1983 and David Pickering, fl. 1990, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of The Royal Ballet (BBC Worldwide, 2009), 2 hours 6 mins
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Caravaggio
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directed by Andreas Morell, 1946-; conducted by Paul Connelly; choreographed by Mauro Bigonzetti, 1960-; designed by Carlo Cerri, 1957-, Kristopher Millar and Lois Swandale, Carlo Cerri, 1957-; produced by Vladimir Malakhov, 1968-; performed by Vladimir Malakhov, 1968-, Polina Semionova, 1984-, Beatrice Knop, 1972-, Mikhail Kaniskin, fl. 1997, Dmitry Semionov, Elisa Carrillo Cabrera, 1981-, Shoko Nakamura, fl. 1998, Michael Banzhaf and Leonard Jakovina, 1981-, Berlin State Ballet and Orchestra of the Berlin State Opera (ArtHaus Musik, 2009), 1 hour 33 mins
Caravaggio, born Michelangelo Merisi, has entered history due to his paintings of dramatic intensity. Caravaggio used to venture the threshold beyond the pale throughout his life. He was seen for admiration of his work and harsh opposition towards his extraordinary realism in painting human beings. Due to his pass...
directed by Andreas Morell, 1946-; conducted by Paul Connelly; choreographed by Mauro Bigonzetti, 1960-; designed by Carlo Cerri, 1957-, Kristopher Millar and Lois Swandale, Carlo Cerri, 1957-; produced by Vladimir Malakhov, 1968-; performed by Vladimir Malakhov, 1968-, Polina Semionova, 1984-, Beatrice Knop, 1972-, Mikhail Kaniskin, fl. 1997, Dmitry Semionov, Elisa Carrillo Cabrera, 1981-, Shoko Nakamura, fl. 1998, Michael Banzhaf and Leonard Jakovina, 1981-, Berlin State Ballet and Orchestra of the Berlin State Opera (ArtHaus Musik, 2009), 1 hour 33 mins
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Dido and Aeneas
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directed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; composed by Henry Purcell, 1659-1695; conducted by Christopher Hogwood, 1941-2014; choreographed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; designed by Hildegard Bechtler, 1951-, Fotini Dimou, Lucy Carter; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Sarah Connolly, 1963-, Lucas Meachem, Lucy Crowe, fl. 2002, Anita Watson, fl. 2005, Sara Fulgoni, fl. 1993, Eri Nakamura, fl. 2008, Pumeza Matshikiza, Iestyn Davies, 1979- and Ji-Min Park, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Dido and Aeneas (Opus Arte, 2009), 1 hour
The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera join forces for Wayne McGregor's acclaimed fusion of music and movement, whose richly layered designs perfectly complement Purcell's telling of a classical tale of love thwarted by evil powers. With Sarah Connolly and Lucas Meachem in the title roles, Christopher Hogwood conduc...
directed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; composed by Henry Purcell, 1659-1695; conducted by Christopher Hogwood, 1941-2014; choreographed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; designed by Hildegard Bechtler, 1951-, Fotini Dimou, Lucy Carter; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Sarah Connolly, 1963-, Lucas Meachem, Lucy Crowe, fl. 2002, Anita Watson, fl. 2005, Sara Fulgoni, fl. 1993, Eri Nakamura, fl. 2008, Pumeza Matshikiza, Iestyn Davies, 1979- and Ji-Min Park, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Dido and Aeneas (Opus Arte, 2009), 1 hour
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Cinderella
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directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; conducted by Koen Kessels; choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev, 1938-1993; designed by Petrika Ionesco, 1946-, Hanae Mori, 1926-, Guido Levi; produced by Denis Morlière, fl. 1996 and Antoine Perset, 1956-; performed by Agnès Letestu, fl. 1987, José Carlos Martinez, 1969-, Laëtitia Pujol, 1975-, Stéphanie Romberg, fl. 1991, Stéphane Phavorin, fl. 1990, Wilfried Romoli, 1963-, Richard Wilk, Fabien Roques and Christophe Duquenne, Paris Opera Ballet and Orchestra of the Opéra National de Paris (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours 9 mins
This is a performance of Prokofiev's Cinderella, performed by Orchestra of the Opera National de Paris and Ballet of the Opera national de Paris (Paris Opera Ballet), and conducted by Koen Kessels.
directed by Thomas Grimm, 1942-; conducted by Koen Kessels; choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev, 1938-1993; designed by Petrika Ionesco, 1946-, Hanae Mori, 1926-, Guido Levi; produced by Denis Morlière, fl. 1996 and Antoine Perset, 1956-; performed by Agnès Letestu, fl. 1987, José Carlos Martinez, 1969-, Laëtitia Pujol, 1975-, Stéphanie Romberg, fl. 1991, Stéphane Phavorin, fl. 1990, Wilfried Romoli, 1963-, Richard Wilk, Fabien Roques and Christophe Duquenne, Paris Opera Ballet and Orchestra of the Opéra National de Paris (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours 9 mins
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The Sleeping Beauty
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directed by Christopher Carr; conducted by Valery Ovsyanikov, 1960-; choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; designed by Oliver Messel, 1904-1978 and Peter Farmer, 1941-, Oliver Messel, 1904-1978 and Peter Farmer, 1941-, Mark Jonathan; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017, Monica Mason, 1941- and Christopher Newton, fl. 1954; performed by Alina Cojocaru, 1981-, Federico Bonelli, fl. 1996, Marianela Núñez, 1982-, Genesia Rosato, fl. 1976, Christopher Saunders, fl. 1983, Elizabeth McGorian, 1960- and Alastair Marriott, fl. 1988, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 13 mins
This is a performance of Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty, performed by The Royal Ballet and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and conducted by Valery Ovsyanikov.
directed by Christopher Carr; conducted by Valery Ovsyanikov, 1960-; choreographed by Marius Petipa, 1818-1910; designed by Oliver Messel, 1904-1978 and Peter Farmer, 1941-, Oliver Messel, 1904-1978 and Peter Farmer, 1941-, Mark Jonathan; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017, Monica Mason, 1941- and Christopher Newton, fl. 1954; performed by Alina Cojocaru, 1981-, Federico Bonelli, fl. 1996, Marianela Núñez, 1982-, Genesia Rosato, fl. 1976, Christopher Saunders, fl. 1983, Elizabeth McGorian, 1960- and Alastair Marriott, fl. 1988, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 13 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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Mayerling
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directed by Monica Mason, 1941-; 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 Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Irek Mukhamedov, 1960-, Viviana Durante, 1967-, Jane Burn, Derek Rencher, 1932-, Nicola Tranah, fl. 1992-2003, Lesley Collier, 1947-, Gerd Larsen, 1921-, Matthew Hart, Jacqui Tallis, Darcey Bussell, 1969-, Stephen Wicks, Stuart Cassidy, fl. 2010, Adam Cooper, 1971-, Errol Pickford, William Trevitt, 1970-, Linda Finnie, 1952-, Anthony Twiner, Christopher Newton, fl. 1954, David Pickering, fl. 1990, Sarah Wildor, 1972-, Luke Heydon, Gail Taphouse, Muriel Valtat, Leana Palmer, Iain Webb and Matthew Trent, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 7 mins
This is a performance of Mayerling, performed by Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and The Royal Ballet, and conducted by Matthew Trent.
directed by Monica Mason, 1941-; 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 Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Irek Mukhamedov, 1960-, Viviana Durante, 1967-, Jane Burn, Derek Rencher, 1932-, Nicola Tranah, fl. 1992-2003, Lesley Collier, 1947-, Gerd Larsen, 1921-, Matthew Hart, Jacqui Tallis, Darcey Bussell, 1969-, Stephen Wicks, Stuart Cassidy, fl. 2010, Adam Cooper, 1971-, Errol Pickford, William Trevitt, 1970-, Linda Finnie, 1952-, Anthony Twiner, Christopher Newton, fl. 1954, David Pickering, fl. 1990, Sarah Wildor, 1972-, Luke Heydon, Gail Taphouse, Muriel Valtat, Leana Palmer, Iain Webb and Matthew Trent, Royal Ballet and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 7 mins
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