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Swan Lake Blu-ray (The Royal Ballet)

Yolanda Sonnabend's Faberge-inspired designs evoke a world of Imperial Russia in Anthony Dowell's acclaimed production for The Royal Ballet of one of the world's best-loved ballets. Marianela Nuñez as Odette/Odile and Thiago Soares as Prince Siegfried bring new vitality to a compelling story of tragic romance. The Russian conductor Valeriy Ovsyanikov directs the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in Tchaikovsky's lush romantic score. Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true surround sound.

Music: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky
Odette/Odile: Marianela Nuñez
Prince Siegfried: Thiago Soares
The Princess, Siegfried's Mother: Elizabeth McGorian
Von Rothbart: Christopher Saunders
The Tutor: Alastair Marriott
Benno: David Pickering 

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Conductor: Valeriy Ovsyanikov 
Choreographers: Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov
Additional Choreography: Frederick Ashton, David Bintley
Production: Anthony Dowell
Designs: Yolanda Sonnabend
Lighting: Mark Henderson
Production Research: Roland John Wiley
Staging: Christopher Carr
Director: Anthony Dowell 

Plus: llustrated synopsis | Cast gallery | Interview with Anthony Dowell | Four Swan Queens - Exclusive 30-minute conversation on the demands of dancing the role of the Swan Queen with former Prima Ballerinas Dame Beryl Grey, Dame Monica Mason, Lesley Collier and current Principal Marianela Nuñez.

Picture: 16:9 1080i
Sound: LPCM 2.0 / 5.1
Duration: 180 mins
Region code: All Regions
1 X BD50
Subtitles: FR/DE/ES/IT

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