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Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet / Carlos Acosta, Tamara Rojo


Release Date: 09/29/2009 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001312859  
Composer:  Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Boris Gruzin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Number of Discs: 1 
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ROMEO & JULIET
STARRING CARLOS ACOSTA

Following his awesome Spartacus DVD on Decca, ballet superstar Carlos Acosta dances as one of the two ‘starcrossed lovers’ in Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy—presented in the classic Kenneth MacMillan choreography and beautifully staged by the Royal Ballet.

In this perennial favourite, Carlos Acosta dances alongside his regular partner, the Spanish ballerina, Tamara Rojo—a celebrated stage partnership which currently has no equal. The drama of the doomed lovers is set against the ravishing sets and costumes designs of Nicholas
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Filmed in High Definition Widescreen

PRINCIPAL ARTISTS:
Carlos Acosta Romeo
Tamara Rojo Juliet
José Martin Mercurio
Thiago Soares Tybalt
Yohei Sasaki Benvolio
David Pickering Paris
Christopher Saunders Lord Capulet
Elizabeth McGorian Lady Capulet
Gary Avis Escalus
Christina Arestis Rosaline
Sandra Conley Nurse
Alastair Marriott Friar Laurence & Lord Montagu
Francesca Filpi Lady Montagu
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Conductor: Boris Gruzin
Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan
TV Director: Ross MacGibbon

NUMBER OF DISKS: 1
RECORDING LOCATION & DATE: Royal Opera House, London, October 2007
SUBTITLES: N/A
REGION CODING: 0 (All)
PICTURE FORMAT: 16:9 (anamorphic widescreen), Color
SOUND FORMAT:
LPCM Stereo & DTS Master Audio Surround
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Works on This Recording

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Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Boris Gruzin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; Paris, France 

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