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The Nutcracker DVD (The Royal Ballet) 1968


  • Explore the dreamlike world of Rudolf Nureyev's interpretation of the much-loved ballet. This 1968 colour recording is a golden opportunity to watch a great historical performance from The Royal Ballet, featuring the illustrious pairing of Rudolf Nureyev and Merle Park.

    Music: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
    Herr Drosselmeyer/The Prince: Rudolf Nureyev
    Shepherd Dancer: Lesley Collier 
    Clara: Merle Park
    Dr Stahlbaum: Leslie Edwards
    Frau Stahlbaum: Betty Kavanagh
    Fritz: Keith Martin
    Louisa: Ann Jenner 
    Grandmother: Gerd Larsen
    Grandfather: Stanley Holden
    The Nutcracker: Wayne Sleep
    The Rat King: Ronald Plaisted

    Choreography & Production: Rudolf Nureyev
    Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
    Conductor: John Lanchbery
    The Royal Ballet

  • Picture: 
    Fomat: NTSC
    Region code: 0 (worldwide)
    Duration:  91 mins
    Year: 1968