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DVD + Blu-Ray:
Jean-Guillaume Bart's La Source / Opéra de Paris

The first ever release of the lost spectacular ballet La Source set to the glorious music by Minkus and Delibes with a choreography by Jean-Guillaume Bart.

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Ballet in two acts and three tableaux.

Lost after its material records were destroyed by fire in 1883, the spectacular ballet La Source originally portrayed the idealistic vision of a magical domain in which a complex but beautiful love story of mythical figures unfolded. Jean-Guillaume Bart has long been captivated by La Source, and his new choreography retains the ballet’s romantic fascinations and its glorious music by Delibes and Minkus. Filled with exotic colour and atmosphere, Bart takes the narrative on an odyssey through near- and far-flung realms of classical dance in a brilliant production, further elevated by Christian Lacroix’s gorgeous costumes and Éric Ruf’s imaginative set designs.

Libretto after Charles Nuitter and Arthur Saint-Léon
Music Léo Delibes (1836–1891) Ludwig Minkus (1826–1917)
Arranged Marc-Olivier Dupin (b. 1954)
Choreography Jean-Guillaume Bart
Soloists Ludmila Pagliero, Karl Paquette, Isabelle Ciaravola, Mathias Heymann, Christophe Duquenne, Nolwenn Daniel, Alexis Renaud
Corps Corps de Ballet of the Paris Opéra
Orchestra Orchestra of the Paris Opéra
Conductor Koen Kessels
Set designer Éric Ruf
Costume Designer Christian Lacroix
Dramaturgy Clément Hervieu-Léger, Jean-Guillaume Bart
Film Director François Roussillon
Total playing time 120 minutes

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