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Davis: A Christmas Carol / Northern Ballet Theatre

Davis,Carl / Christmas Carol
Release Date: 11/15/2005 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 101193  
Composer:  Carl Davis
Conductor:  John Pryce-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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The Northern Ballet Theatre: A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Ballet in Three Acts; Sung in English
Music by CARL DAVIS

Featuring Jeremy Kerridge, William Walker, Lorena Vidal, Royce Neagle, Steven Wheeler Northern Ballet Theatre, Choir of artists from Northern Ballet Theatre, BBC Philharmonics, John Pryce-Jones.

A Christopher Gable production
Choreography by Masssimo Moricone

Sound Format: PCM Stereo
Picture Format: 4:3
Menu Languages: German, French, English, Spanish
Subtitle Languages: German, French, English, Spanish
Running Time: 86 mins
Region Code: 0

* Charles Dickens' immortal tale here revels in a delightful adaptation for dance
Read more drama in three acts by Christopher Gable, distinguished choreographer, actor and former Royal Ballet star, who died in 1998.

* The work is laced with Carl Davis' sparkling Christmas music, which also requires the dancers to sing at various points.

* The featured company is the renowned Northern Ballet Theatre who here dance with infectious ebullience and vivacity.

"Superlatives abound in describing Northern Ballet Theatre's magnificent production of A Christmas Carol...sparkling choreography....the company is on top form ... This is ballet at its most accessible and while purists may disagree, the response of the enthusiastic audience was a joy." -- The Stage

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A Christmas Carol by Carl Davis
Conductor:  John Pryce-Jones
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 

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