Tchaikovsky : Sleeping Beauty [VOD]
Tchaikovsky : The Sleeping Beauty
Classical ballet release event of the end of the year. The mythical Tchaikovsky’s ballet in a new production of the Bolshoi Ballet. Set for the reopening of the world famous historical stage completely renovated, it also celebrates David Hallberg’s Bolshoi debut.
The choreographer, Yuri Grigorovich presents a new version of one of his most famous choreography for a breath taking experience in splendid sets designed by Ezio Frigerio and more than 400 new costumes designed by Franca Squarciapino.
The american superstar dancer David Hallberg is Prince Désiré. Hallberg is the first main american soloist ever to be hired by the Bolshoi Ballet.
Princess Aurora is danced by the principal Svetlana Zakharova, well known by Parisian audience thanks to her many performances at the Palais Garnier. She is also the soloist of the best seller “Pharaoh’s daughter ” DVD released by Bel Air Classiques in 2004.
They are joined by a great cast : Maria Allash (Lilac Fairy) , Artem Ovcharenko (Bluebird) and Nina Kaptsova (Princess Florine).
The Bolchoi Theatre Orchestra is conduced by Vassily Sinaisky.
Tchaikovsky : The Sleeping Beauty [VOD]
Ballet in two acts with a prologue and an epilogue
Music : Pyotr Ilyich Tchaiovsky (1840-1893)
Libretto : Ivan Vsevolozhsky & Marius Petipa
After the tale by Charles Perrault
Princess Aurora : Svetlana Zakharova
Prince Désiré : David Hallberg
Lilac Fairy : Maria Allash
Carabosse : Alexey Loparevich
Blue bird : Artem Ovcharenko
Princess Florine : Nina Kaptsova
King Florestan : Andrei Sitnikov
The Queen : Kristina Karasyova
Soloist, Corps de Ballet & Orchestra of the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow
Conductor : Vassily Sinaisky
Choreography : Marius Petipa
New choreographic version : Yuri Grigorovich
Sets : Ezio Frigerio
Costumes : Franca Squarciapino
Lighting design : Vinicio Cheli