DVD + Blu-Ray:
Romeo and Juliet – A ballet by Christian Spuck
In May, Accentus Music releases Christian Spuck’s choreography of Prokofiev’s “Romeo and Juliet” on DVD, Blu-ray and as digital video on demand.
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Romeo and Juliet, Ballett Zürich © Monika Rittershaus, Opernhaus Zürich
Romeo and Juliet, Ballett Zürich © Gregory Batardon, Opernhaus Zürich
Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet” has inspired generations of artists to adaptations like scarcely any other work. In his colourful, passionate music, the Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev brilliantly captured the clash of love and hatred, and the proximity of tenderness and violence.
Inspired by Prokofiev’s vivid music and the timeless quality of Shakespeare’s tragedy, choreographer Christian Spuck and the Ballett Zürich narrate the most famous love story in world literature using strong images that are full of enthralling theatricality and touching emotion. Michail Jurowski, a true Prokofiev expert, is at the rostrum of the Philharmonia Zürich.
Romeo and Juliet
A ballet by Christian Spuck
Michail Jurowski, conductor
Christian Spuck, choreography
Christian Schmidt, stage design
Reinhard Traub, light design
Michael Küster, dramaturgy
Recorded live at Opernhaus Zürich, June 2019
A production of Accentus Music in coproduction with Opernhaus Zürich.
ACC10484 (Blu-ray) - EAN: 4260234832181
ACC20484 (DVD) - EAN: 4260234832198
Video on demand via https://vimeo.com/accentusmusic/vod_pages
Physical release: 22 May 2020
Digital release: 8 May 2020
Production Company Accentus Music
Assoc. Prod. Company Opernhaus Zürich
TV Director Michael Beyer
Composer Sergei Prokofiev
Choreography by Christian Spuck
English title of music work Romeo and Juliet
Dance Company Ballet Zürich, Junior Ballett
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