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Ballet DVDs from the Legacy Series

 

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  • Quick-View Les Sylphides & Giselle
    Legacy

    Les Sylphides & Giselle

    £ 16.50

    These two exceptional studio performances represent some of the earliest filmed dance material from the BBC archives. Les Sylphides,...
  • Quick-View John Cranko
    Legacy

    John Cranko

    £ 16.50

    These two ballets by John Cranko are early examples of the choreographer's theatrical ingenuity. Created for the Sadler’s Wells Theatre...
  • Quick-View Margot Fonteyn / Michael Somes
    Legacy

    Margot Fonteyn / Michael Somes

    £ 16.50

    Exceptional studio productions from the late 1950s, all three of the Tchaikovsky ballet performances featured on this DVD are released...
  • Quick-View Nadia Nerina / Robert Helpmann / Margot Fonteyn / Rudolf Nureyev
    Legacy

    Nadia Nerina / Robert Helpmann / Margot Fonteyn / Rudolf Nureyev

    £ 16.50

    This DVD features stunning performances of some of the most popular and enduring works in the ballet repertoire. Nadia Nerina is at her...
  • Quick-View Treasures of the Russian Ballet
    Legacy

    Treasures of the Russian Ballet

    £ 16.50

    This DVD records some of the earliest experiences by the West of the bravura and discipline of Russia’s Kirov and Bolshoi ballet...
  • Quick-View La Fille mal gardée
    Legacy

    La Fille mal gardée

    £ 16.50

    Widely regarded as the definitive version of comic ballet La Fille mal gardée, this DVD showcases Frederick Ashton’s choreography as...
  • Quick-View Choreography by Bournonville
    Legacy

    Choreography by Bournonville

    £ 16.50

    This DVD features two of the legendary Danish choreographer August Bournonville’s most celebrated ballets. In La Sylphide, Flemming...
  1. Les Sylphides & Giselle
    Legacy

    Les Sylphides & Giselle

    £ 16.50

    These two exceptional studio performances represent some of the earliest filmed dance material from the BBC archives. Les Sylphides, introduced by Tamara Karsavina, one of the founders of modern British ballet, and the 1958 performance of Giselle both feature stellar international casts embodying a bygone era.The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historic performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. These performances are released on DVD for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored.More details

  2. John Cranko
    Legacy

    John Cranko

    £ 16.50

    These two ballets by John Cranko are early examples of the choreographer's theatrical ingenuity. Created for the Sadler’s Wells Theatre Ballet, which later became the Royal Ballet, Pineapple Poll is a light hearted frolic. Lady and the Fool is a bittersweet satire on the plight of society's outcasts with La Capricciosa danced by Svetlana Beriosova in the year she became Prima Ballerina at Sadler’s Wells. Both ballets are rare studio performances from the BBC’s earliest television archives and are released here for the first time on DVD.The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historic performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. These performances are released on DVD for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored.More details

  3. Margot Fonteyn / Michael Somes
    Legacy

    Margot Fonteyn / Michael Somes

    £ 16.50

    Exceptional studio productions from the late 1950s, all three of the Tchaikovsky ballet performances featured on this DVD are released for the first time. The perfect partners, Margot Fonteyn and Michael Somes give stunning performances with Fonteyn at her most beguiling as Aurora in Sleeping Beauty – the ballet in which she and the Sadler’s Wells ballet made their historic American debut in 1949.The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historic performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. These performances are released on DVD for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored.More details

  4. Nadia Nerina / Robert Helpmann / Margot Fonteyn / Rudolf Nureyev
    Legacy

    Nadia Nerina / Robert Helpmann / Margot Fonteyn / Rudolf Nureyev

    £ 16.50

    This DVD features stunning performances of some of the most popular and enduring works in the ballet repertoire. Nadia Nerina is at her most charming and beguiling in Les Sylphides and Coppélia, while the pas de deux from Giselle showcases the legendary partnership that is Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev in rare footage of one of their earliest collaborations.The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historical performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. These performances are released on DVD for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored.The first track on this DVD is a brief introduction to ICA Classics. More details

  5. Treasures of the Russian Ballet
    Legacy

    Treasures of the Russian Ballet

    £ 16.50

    This DVD records some of the earliest experiences by the West of the bravura and discipline of Russia’s Kirov and Bolshoi ballet companies at the height of their physical and interpretive powers. This rare footage showcases some of the greatest dancers of their time, including the much celebrated Galina Ulanova, who came as close to artistic sainthood for Russians as any dancer in its history.The ICA Classics Legacy series presents a collection of historic performances by some of the world’s greatest artists. These performances are released on DVD for the first time, incorporating rare archive footage that has been expertly and lovingly restored.More details

  6. La Fille mal gardée
    Legacy

    La Fille mal gardée

    £ 16.50

    Widely regarded as the definitive version of comic ballet La Fille mal gardée, this DVD showcases Frederick Ashton’s choreography as designed for the London Royal Ballet in 1960 and features the original cast, with Nadia Nerina and David Blair in roles that Ashton created with them in mind. Nadia Nerina’s ‘joyous, soaring skill, which is Lise’s signature’ (Financial Times) and David Blair’s technical and interpretative genius are perfectly offset by Stanley Holden’s hilarious travesti turn as Widow Simone, and Alexander Grant, who brings pathos and humour to the character of Alain. More details

  7. Choreography by Bournonville
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    Choreography by Bournonville

    £ 16.50

    This DVD features two of the legendary Danish choreographer August Bournonville’s most celebrated ballets. In La Sylphide, Flemming Flindt and Lucette Aldous do full justice to the seemingly effortless lightness and grace and vivid storytelling that Bournonville’s style demands, while the dazzling pas de deux from Flower Festival in Genzano showcases Rudolf Nureyev at the height of his powers and a beguiling performance from Merle Park. More details

 

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