DVD + Blu-Ray:
Elegance - A new Ballet Series | The Nutcracker

Author: MONARDA Music GmbH

The Elegance Series is a collection of breathtaking Ballet performances from internationally renowned houses with well-loved Dance Stars.

  • Cover 109276 Elegance The Nutcracker | Copyright: © Arthaus Musik

    Cover 109276 Elegance The Nutcracker © Arthaus Musik

The Elegance Series feature productions by the greatest choreographers that we know today and of course the legacy of the legendary Marius Petipa.

Elegance - The Art of Patrice Bart | The Nutcracker (Cat.No. 109276 / 109277)
In 1999, exactly 107 years – to the day – after the first performance in St. Petersburg, Patrice Bart’s choreography of Tchaikovsky’s worldwide success The Nutcracker premiered at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin. Bart placed a prologue before the ballet, in which Marie is abducted as a child and in which everything is placed in a modern context.

Also available:
Elegance – The Art of Patrice Bart | La petite Danseuse de Degas (Cat.No. 109272 / 109273)
Elegance – The Art of John Neumeier | Death in Venice (Cat.No. 109274 / 109275)
Elegance – The Art of Mats Ek | Giselle (Cat.No. 109280 / 109281)
Elegance – The Art of Hans van Manen | Six Ballets (Cat.No. 109282 / 109283)

Genre Ballet
Recording location Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin
Recording date 1999
Duration 118mins
Video format DVD 9 / NTSC
Audio format PCM Stereo, DD 5.1
Composer Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography by Patrice Bart based on the original choreography by Marius Petipa
Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Berlin
Conductor Daniel Barenboim
Dance Company Corps de Ballet | Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin
Soloist Nadja Saidakova | Mary
Soloist Vladimir Malakhov | Le Price Casse Noisette
Soloist Oliver Matz | Drosselmeyer



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