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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker / Salenko, Walter, Berlin Staatsballet (Blu-ray)

Tchaikovsky / Salenko / Orchestra Of The Deutsche
Release Date: 11/13/2015 
Label:  Bel Air Classiques   Catalog #: 425  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Robert Reimer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper OrchestraStaatsballet Berlin
Number of Discs: 1 
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The “Nutcracker” remains one of the most popular ballets ever with Tchaikovsky’s luscious score annotating the fantasy and enchantment of the tale. Vasily Medvedev and Yuri Burlaka, two Russian choreographers have developed a version for the Staatsballett Berlin which is based on the historic stage designs and choreography from the original of 1892. This glittering production was designed as a reproduction of the great ballet féerie, an older form of French theater which includes opulent scenery and mechanically worked stage effects. With the Orchestra of the Deutsch Opera, Berlin conducted by Robert Reimer. Read more />
Iana Salenko (Clara & the Sugar Plum Fairy), Marian Walter (Nutcracker & Prince Coqueluche), Michael Banzhaf (Drosselmayer), Arshak Ghalumyan (Mouse King), Elena Iseki (Young Clara) & Linus Schmidt (Fritz)
Soloists & corps de ballet of the Staatsballett Berlin, Students of the Ballettschule Berlin & Children’s Choir & Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Robert Reimer. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Nutcracker, Op. 71 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Robert Reimer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra,  Staatsballet Berlin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 

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