Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (complete ballet recorded in 1968)

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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (complete ballet recorded in 1968)
Royal Ballet / Lesley Collier, Rudolf Nureyev, Merle Park, Leslie Edwards, Betty Kavanagh, Keith Martin, Ann Jenner, Gerd Larsen, Wayne Sleep / John L

[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD ]

Release Date: Friday 27 November 2020

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"Explore the dreamlike world of Rudolf Nureyev's interpretation of The Nutcracker. In his imaginative retelling of a 19th-century classic, the young Clara is propelled by dark forces from the realm of childhood into a radiant kingdom where she takes centre stage. With a striking psychoanalytic dimension to the traditional festive favourite, Clara's surreal journey becomes an allegory for the hopes and dreams of a young girl on the cusp of adulthood, her transformation evoked by the whirling snowflakes and glittering sugar of Tchaikovsky's famous score. This 1968 recording is a golden opportunity to watch a great historical performance from The Royal Ballet featuring the illustrious pairing of Rudolf Nureyev and Merle Park in a scintillating display of virtuosity."

Rudolf Nureyev, choreographer
Nicholas Georgiadis, set and costume designer
William Bundy, lighting designer

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 Mono
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 96 mins