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Tchaikovsky: The Classic Ballets Blu-ray (The Royal Ballet)

This special collection brings together three definitive Royal Ballet performances of Tchaikovsky’s celebrated masterpieces: the tragic and gloriously romantic Swan Lake in Anthony Dowell's acclaimed production featuring Marianela Nuñez and Thiago Soares. Monica Mason's enchanting and visually striking Sleeping Beauty, based on the classic 1946 production, and  the enduring Christmas favourite The Nutcracker at its most captivating in Peter Wright’s timeless production. The collection is a showcase for The Royal Ballet's inimitable style and virtuosity.

Swan Lake
Choreography: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Production: Anthony Dowell
Dancers: Marianela Nuñez, Thiago Soares, Christopher Saunders
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Conductor: Valeriy Ovsyanikov
Year: 2009
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The Nutcracker
Choreography: Marius Petipa 
Production: Monica Mason & Christopher Newton after Ninette de Valois and Nicholas Sergeyev
Dancers: Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae, Gary Avis, Iohna Loots, Ricardo Cervera
Artists of the Royal Ballet
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Conductor: Koen Kessels
Year: 2007
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The Sleeping Beauty
Choreography: Peter Wright after Lev Ivanov
Production: Peter Wright
Dancers: Alina Cojocaru, Marianela Núñez, Elizabeth McGorian, Federico Bonelli,Christopher Saunders
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Conductor: Valeriy Ovsyanikov
Year: 2009
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Bonus: Cast Galleries / Illustrated synopses / Documentaries and Interviews

Picture: 16:9
Sound:  2.0 PCM Stereo / DTS Master Audio
Fomat: NTSC
Region code: 0 (All Regions)
Duration: 180+135+127 mins