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Stravinsky: Firebird, Les Noces / Royal Ballet

Stravinsky / Carewe / Royal Ballet
Release Date: 10/22/2002 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 833  
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  John Carewe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House / John Carewe

A double bill which contrasts the vibrant colours of Stravinsky’s best-loved ballet, The Firebird, with the stark ritual of Les Noces, choreographed by the legendary Nijinska. With Leanne Benjamin as the Firebird in the modern Royal Ballet production. Extra features include rehearsal footage of Nijinska and her world from dancer David Drew.

Extra features include
• David Drew on Nijinska’s world
• Behind-the-scenes rehearsal of The Firebird and Les Noces

R E V I E W S:

‘This is history happening before the television cameras - just one among a score of good reasons for adding this release to your collection.’ --
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‘The Firebird and Les Noces in revelatory and near-definitive versions…’ -- The Independent, Best DVDs of the Year 2002

‘…priceless historic material.’ Dance Expression
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Works on This Recording

1. Firebird by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  John Carewe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
2. Les noces by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  John Carewe
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 

Customer Reviews

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 Teriffic August 14, 2014 By Denton Moers (Houston, TX) See All My Reviews "this ballet dvd is excellent. I would recommend it to anyone who likes ballet. I really enjoyed it.------Denton Moers" Report Abuse
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