Boasting many of russia's most talented young dancers, the Мoscow Сlassical Вallet brigs its celebrated swan lake to DVD for the very first time. Queen Еlena Garcia Вenites; Рrince Siegfried Nikolay Chevychelov; Odette / odile Мarina Rzhailkova; Rothbard Мaxim Guerasimov. Artistic directors Natalia Kasatkina, Vladimir Vasilev; TV director Ivan Vasilev. Orchestra of Moscow Classical Ballet; Pavel Salnikov.
Odette / Odile: Margot Fonteyn Prince Siegfried: Rudolf Nureyev Conductor: John LanchberyPerhaps the most popular ballet video ever released, this version of Tchaikovsky's beloved work stars one of the most famous classical dance partnerships of all time, Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn. Nureyev choreographed this production for the Vienna State Opera Ballet. No ballet lover can afford to be without this DVD, which finds two icons of 20th-century dance in magnificent form. Ballet authority John Lanchbery, former music director of the Sadler's Wells and Royal Ballet companies, as well as of American Ballet Theatre and Australian Ballet, conducts the Vienna Symphony Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's enchanting score.
Kirov Ballet At Covent Garden 01. Titles & Introduction Pyotr llyich Tchaikovsky 02. Eugene Onegin Polonaise Ludwig Minkus 03. Paquita: Polonaise & Mazurka Choreography: Marius Petipa Vaganova Ballet Academy Tchaikovsky 04. Swan Lake: Adagio Choreography: Ludmilla Ulanova Julia Makhalina - Andris Liepa Antonin Dvorak 05. The Leaves Are Fading Adagio Choreography: Antony Tudor (staged by Airi Htjnninen by permission of the Antony Tudor Ballet Trust) Altynai Asylmuratova - Konstantin Zaklinsky Tchaikovsky 06. Russian Dance Olga Chenchikova Tchaikovsky 07. The Nutcracker Pas de trois (Dance of the Mirlitons) Choreography: Vasily Vainonen Vaganova Ballet Academy Riccardo Drigo 08. Diana and Actaeon Pas de deux Choreography: Marius Petipa, Agrippina Vaganova Larisa Lezhina - Farukh Ruzimatov Minkus 09. Paquita Grand pas Choreography: Marius Petipa Olga Chenchikova - Makhar Vasiev - Corps de ballet Gala Performance In Red Square, Moscow 10. Titles Tchaikovsky 11. The Sleeping Beauty Pas de deux, Act III Choreography: Marius Petipa Nina Ananiashvili - Alexei Fadeyechev Adolphe Adam 12. Le Corsaire Pas de deux Choreography: Marius Petipa Margarita Kulik - Farukh Ruzimatov Adam 13. Giselle Pas de deux, Act II Choreography: Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot Carole Arbo - Kader Belarbi Valery Gavrilin 14. Aniuta Yekaterina Maximova - Vladimir Vasiliev Igor Stravinsky 15. The Firebird The Firebird and the Prince Choreography: Mikhail Fokine Ilse Liepa - Andris Liepa Camille Saint-Saens 16. The Dying Swan (Solo) Choreography: Mikhail Fokine Maya Plisetskaya Minkus 17. Don Quixote Grand pas de deux Choreography: Marius Petipa Nina Ananiashvili - Kader Belarbi