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Exotic and mysterious India serves as the backdrop to this story of doomed love between the warrior Solor and the bayadere, Nikiya, who is killed by her jealous rival, Gamzatti.
Breathtaking sets and costumes are designed by Ezio Frigerio and Franca Squarciapino in this exceptional production, recorded at the Palais Garnier in Paris. Direction and choreography in this fully restored version of Petipa's original ballet are by Rudolf Nureyev.
Cast & Crew
Conductor: Michel Queval
Music by: Ludwig Minkus
Orchestrated by: John Lanchbery
Choreography and Staging: Rudolf Nureyev
133 minutes, LPCM Stereo, Widescreen, Color
Works on This Recording
La Bayadere by Léon Fyodorovich Minkus
Written: 1877; Russia
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