Holiday Shop


WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker / Fedotov, Kirov Ballet

Tchaikovsky / Fedotov / Kirov Ballet
Release Date: 12/12/2000 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 70173  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Viktor Fedotov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

"It's a joy … The prince and Masha dance charmingly throughout, and the individual character dances are brought off with unfailing humour and zest. The performance is consistently brisk and positive, the sets elegant but believable as part of a staged performance … The DVD is a delight." (Fanfare, Sep/Oct 2001) Shot in 1994 in St Petersburg, at a performance staged in the Kirov's Mariinsky Theatre, this is a truly delightful version of Tchaikovsky's Christmas favourite. Featuring the lead dancers of the great Russian company, the performance is certain to appeal to ballet-lovers of all ages. Also benefiting from state-of-the-art video technology (NHK filmed the performance for High-Definition Television), the DVD video release Read more comes with the addition of a six-channel surround sound.

CAST: Larissa Lezhnina Masha/The Princess Victor Baranov Nutcracker/The Prince Piotr Russanov Drosselmeyer

Kirov Ballet Kirov Orchestra Viktor Fedotov, conductor Choreography by Vasily I. Vainonen Directed for TV/Video by Yvon Gerault
Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Nutcracker, Op. 71 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Viktor Fedotov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In