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Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake / Royal Swedish Ballet

Tchaikovsky / Queval / Royal Swedish Ballet
Release Date: 01/21/2003 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 866  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michel Quéval
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Royal Swedish Ballet, Stockholm / Michel Quéval
Choreographer Peter Wright stages Swan Lake as a romantic gothic tragedy. This stunning production focuses on the heartbreaking role of the Prince in this dramatic classic, honouring the 1895 Petipa/ Ivanov original. Starring Nathalie Nordquist as Odette/Odile and Anders Nordström as Prince Siegfried

extra features include
• ‘Back to the original’ - an interview with the director of the Royal Swedish Ballet, Petter Jacobsson
• ‘A beautiful way of moving’ - interpretations of principal dancers, Nathalie Nordquist and Anders Nordström
• ‘Love transcends Death’ - Sir Peter Wright on the production’s choreography
• ‘The tale of
Read more Swan Lake’ - illustrated synopsis
• Notable productions of Swan Lake - an overview of all historic productions of this classic ballet.

R E V I E W S

"…outstandingly performed under Michel Quéval’s baton – and that’s just the start. …staging,choreography and dancing (by both corps de ballet and soloists) are all excellent. …yet another superb Opus Arte release."
- Classic FM DVD best buy
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Works on This Recording

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Swan Lake, Op. 20 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michel Quéval
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 

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