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Tchaikovsky: The Classic Ballets DVD (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

    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

    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

    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