DVD + Blu-Ray:
Romeo and Juliet from the Royal Ballet
A passionate and enthralling Romeo and Juliet from the Royal Ballet now available on DVD + Blu-Ray
Rome und Juliet © Opus Arte
Romeo and Juliet © ROH 2019. Photograph by Helen Maybanks
Yasmine Naghdi as Juliet © ROH 2019. Photograph by Alice Pennefather
The Royal Ballet are on top form in this youthful performance about Shakespeare’s star crossed lovers. “This is a youthful, passionate, enthralling Romeo and Juliet” (The Guardian)
Kenneth MacMillan’s passionate choreography for Romeo and Juliet shows The Royal Ballet at its dramatic finest. Sergey Prokofiev’s famously evocative score is the driver for some of the most ardent pas de deux and powerful set pieces in ballet history. The vibrant crowd scenes with the magnificent designs by Nicholas Georgiadis vividly recreate the colour and bustle of 16th-century Verona in this Royal Ballet classic, recorded in May 2019.
Recording location Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Production year 2019
Duration 149 minutes
TV Director Ross MacGibbon
Choreography by Kenneth MacMillan
Dance Company The Royal Ballet
Soloist Yasmine Naghdi
Soloist Matthew Ball
Conductor Pavel Sorokin
Distribution TV Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd
Distribution DVD Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd
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