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Title Swan Lake / music by Pyotr Il'ich Tchaikovsky ; production, Anthony Dowell ; film director, Ross MacGibbon ; a Royal Opera House-Opus Arte co-production.

Publication Info. East Sussex : Opus Arte, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 792.84 SWAN    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  DVD 792.8 SWA    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Note Ballet in 4 acts; music by Tchaikovsky.
System Details DVD; all regions; LPCM stereo.; DTS digital surround; 16:9 anamorphic widescreen.
Performer Marianela Nuñez (Odette) ; Thiago Soares (Prince Siegfried) ; Christopher Saunders (Von Rothbart) ; Royal Opera House ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Valeriy Ovsyanikov, conductor.
Credits Choreography, Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov ; designs, Yolanda Sonnabend ; lighting design, Mark Henderson ; director, Monica Mason.
Event Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 16 & 24 March, 2009.
Note Program notes in English, French and German in booklet.
Summary Prince Siegfried sees a swan on the lake who turns into the enchanted princess Odette. She can only be saved by the true love of another. This the Prince promises her, but he is tricked by a wicked magician who disguises his daughter as the swan-maiden. Siegfried and his love leap to their death thus destroying the evil power of the magician.
Note Extra features: illustrated synopsis; cast gallery; interview with Anthony Dowell; "Four Swan Queens": 30-minute conversation on dancing the role of the Swan Queen with former prima ballerinas Beryl Grey, Monica Mason, Lesley Collier, and current principal Marianela Nuñez.
GMD: videorecording.
Subject Ballets.
Genre/Form Filmed ballets.
Added Author Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Lebedinoe ozero.
Dowell, Anthony.
MacGibbon, Ross.
Nuñez, Marianela.
Soares, Thiago.
Saunders, Christopher Thomas.
Ovsyanikov, Valeriy.
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910.
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901.
Royal Opera House (London, England)
Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Standard No. 809478010159
Music No. OA 1015D Opus Arte
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