The Little Mermaid

A ballet based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.

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    The Little Mermaid - Cover © EuroArts Music International

  • The Little Mermaid | Copyright: © EuroArts Music International

    The Little Mermaid © EuroArts Music International

This beautiful ballet, based on the famous fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, tells the heartbreaking story of a young mermaid who is willing to give up her life and identity out of love. This charming performance, abounding in poetic dance scenes, is intended not only for parents and children but for everyone who loves this immortal story.

English title The Little Mermaid - Czech National Ballet
Genre Ballet
Duration 100'
Video format NTSC 16:9
Audio format PCM Stereo
Production Company Les Films Figures Libres
Co-Production Company Czech TV, Mezzo, Cezka Televize, Classical TV M-MEDIA
Director Patrick Lauze
Recording location Národní Divadlo (National Theatre Prague)
Recording date 28 September 2017
Production year 2017
Distribution DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH
Original Text Hans Christian Andersen: Den lille Havfrue
Composer Zbyněk Matějů
Musical style Classical Music
Dance style Ballet
Orchestra / Band The National Theatre Orchestra
Conductor Andreas Sebastian Weiser, David Švec
Dance Company Czech National Ballet
Soloist Magdaléna Matějková , Ondřej Vinklát, Tereza Podařilová, Michaela Wenzelová
Choreography by Jan Kodet
Stage Director SKUTR



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