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Giselle, Les Sylphides, Coppélia – Ballets

With Rudolf Nureyev, Nadia Nerina and Margot Fonteyn

Giselle, Les Sylphides, Coppélia – Ballets With Rudolf Nureyev, Nadia Nerina and Margot Fonteyn

About

The three works represented on this release, along with Tchaikovsky's three balletic masterpieces, comprise a good share of ballet's core repertoire. Giselle, Les Sylphides and Coppélia, having succeeded in their premiere performances, have retained their popularity to the present day...

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Program

  • Frederic Chopin / Roy Douglas / Mikhail Fokine, Les Sylphides
  • Léo Delibes / Charles Nuitter / Arthur Saint-Léon, Coppélia
  • Adolphe Adam / Jean Coralli / Jules Perrot, Giselle

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Margaret Dale
    • Patricia Foy
  • Production date: 2012
  • Recording date: 1956 (Les Sylphides), 1957 (Giselle), 1962 (Coppélia)
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min
  • Production: © BBC, under licence to International Classical Artists Ltd
  • Available version(s): EN

Casting

  • Les Sylphides:
  • Mikhail Fokine | Choreographer
  • Nadia Nerina | Les Sylphides – Mazurka & Pas de deux
  • Philip Chatfield | Les Sylphides – Mazurka & Pas de deux
  • Rowena Jackson | Les Sylphides – Waltz
  • Julia Farron | Les Sylphides – Prelude
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Robert Irving | Conductor
  • Coppélia:
  • Charles Nuitter | Choreographer
  • Arthur Saint-Léon | Choreographer
  • Nadia Nerina | Swanilda
  • Robert Helpmann | Dr Coppelius
  • Donald Britton | Franz
  • Giselle:
  • Jean Coralli | Choreographer
  • Jules Perrot | Choreographer
  • Margot Fonteyn | Giselle
  • Rudolf Nureyev | Duke Albrecht
  • Pro Arte Orchestra
  • Marcus Dods | Conductor

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