Tchaikovsky: The Ballets DVD (The Royal Ballet)


  • This special collection includes three complete Royal Ballet performances of Tchaikovsky’s beloved masterpieces: Anthony Dowell’s majestic production of the beautiful and romantic tragedy Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty in its detailed re-creation by Monica Mason of the landmark 1946 production, and Peter Wright’s classic production of the quintessential Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker. These spectacular and iconic ballets present the virtuosity and skill of the whole Company and feature dancers such as Marianela Nuñez, Natalia Osipova, Francesca Hayward and Vadim Muntagirov.

    Also available on Blu-ray

    Swan Lake (2015)
    Odette/Odile: Natalia Osipova 
    Prince Siegfried: Matthew Golding 
    The Princess: Elizabeth McGorian 
    An Evil Spirit: Gary Avis 
    The Tutor: Alastair Marriott 
    Benno: Ryoichi Hirano 
    Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
    Conductor: Boris Gruzin

    The Sleeping Beauty (2017)
    Princess Aurora: Marianela Nuñez
    Prince Florimund: Vadim Muntagirov
    Carabosse: Kristen McNally
    Princess Florine: Akane Takada
    The Bluebird: Alexander Campbell
    Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
    Conductor: Koen Kessels

    The Nutcracker (2016)
    The Sugar Plum Fairy: Lauren Cuthbertson
    The Prince: Federico Bonelli
    Clara: Francesca Hayward
    Hans-Peter / The Nutcracker: Alexander Campbell
    Herr Drosselmeyer: Gary Avis
    Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
    Conductor: Boris Gruzin

    Bonus: Interviews and documentary films / Cast galleries (Swan Lake, The Nutcracker)

    Picture: 16:9
    Sound:  2.0 PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
    Fomat: NTSC
    Region code: 0 (All Regions)
    Duration: 151+119+149 mins
    Recorded in true Surround Sound

  • Swan Lake

    "Osipova was riveting throughout... [Golding] demonstrates real brilliance and prowess." New York Times

    The Sleeping Beauty

    "If you want spectacle at the ballet then this Sleeping Beauty is for you.The Times

    The Nutcracker

    "Peter Wright's version of Lev Ivanov's original 1892 ballet has undergone changes since its debut in 1984 but it remains the one by which all others must be judged." The Stage