DVD + Blu-Ray:
Adam: Le Corsaire / Wiener Staatsballett
New version of Adam’s Le Corsaire choreographed by director of the Wiener Staatsballett Manuel Legris with stellar Russian dancers in principal roles.
Le Corsaire BD cover © Audiovisual Division Naxos Deutschland / © Wiener Staatsballett – Ashley Taylor
Gabdullin Yakovleva © Audiovisual Division Naxos Deutschland / © Wiener Staatsballett – Ashley Taylor
[2.110594 / NBD0090V]_Sosnivschi_Konovalova_Ensemble © Audiovisual Division Naxos Deutschland / © Wiener Staatsballett – Ashley Taylor
Ballet in three acts
Choreography by MANUEL LEGRIS after MARIUS PETIPA
Since its very first performance in 1856 at the Paris Opéra, Le Corsaire has been regarded as one of the most impressive narrative ballets of the 19th century. Director of the Wiener Staatsballett, Manuel Legris, has choreographed a new version that draws on the rich performance traditions of Russia and France, and carefully combines spirited action, choreography, scenery and costumes by famous set designer Luisa Spinatelli. Adolphe Adam’s scintillating score features additional music by Delibes, Drigo, Pugni and others, selected by Legris, arranged by Igor Zapravdin and performed by the orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper, conducted by Valery Ovsianikov. Stellar Russian dancers Robert Gabdullin and Maria Yakovleva take the principal roles of Conrad and Médora in this elegant and impressive production.
Conrad ROBERT GABDULLIN
Médora MARIA YAKOVLEVA
Gulnare LIUDMILA KONOVALOVA
Lanquedem KIRILL KOURLAEV
Birbanto DAVIDE DATO
Zulméa ALICE FIRENZE
Seyd Pascha MIHAIL SOSNOVSCHI
Odalisques NATASCHA MAIR, NINA TONOLI, PRISCA ZEISEL
ORCHESTER DER WIENER STAATSOPER
Conductor VALERY OVSIANIKOV
Set and Costume Designer LUISA SPINATELLI
Film Director FRANÇOIS ROUSSILLON
Filmed on 31 March and 2 April 2016 at the Wiener Staatsoper, Austria
[2.110594 / NBD0090V]
Total playing time: 120 minutes · Language: English
DVD: NTSC 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS 5.0 · DVD 9 · Region: 0 (Worldwide)
BD: HD 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS-HD 5.0 · BD 50 · Region: A, B, C
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