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Prokofiev: Romeo And Juliet / Bolshoi Ballet

Prokofiev / Bolshoi Ballet / Ulanova / Zhdanov
Release Date: 12/23/2003 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4260  
Composer:  Sergei Prokofiev
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The sumptuous 1954 Technicolor production of Romeo and Juliet stars Galina Ulanova as a radiant Juliet and Yuri Zhandov as an ardent Romeo. Upon its initial videocassette release, the New York Times dance critic glowingly reported: "The famed 1954 film version of Leonid Lavrovsky's ballet with the great Galina Ulanova is hors concours {incontestable} as a classic." A DVD extra is Ulanova in the second act pas de deux from Swan Lake. The conductor of the Bolshoi Ballet orchestra is the venerated Gennady Rozhdestvensky. The sumptuous 1954 Technicolor production of Romeo and Juliet stars Galina Ulanova as a radiant Juliet and Yuri Zhandov as an ardent Romeo. Upon its initial videocassette release, the New York Times dance critic glowingly reported: "The famed 1954 film version of Leonid Lavrovsky's ballet with the great Galina Ulanova is hors concours {incontestable} as a classic." A DVD extra is Ulanova in the second act pas de deux from Swan Lake. The conductor of the Bolshoi Ballet orchestra is the venerated Gennady Rozhdestvensky. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 by Sergei Prokofiev
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935-1936; Paris, France 

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