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La sylphide

Title
La sylphide [videorecording] / [presented by] American Ballet Theatre ; choreography by August Bournonville, restaged by Erik Bruhn ; [music by Hermann Løvenskjold]
Publication
c2000.

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Description
1 videocassette (66 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Uniform Title
Sylphide (Choreographic work : Bruhn after Bournonville)
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Accompanied by house program.
  • Recorded by the Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image, Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, in cooperation with American Ballet Theatre and the Metropolitan Opera House.
  • This performance, the first of four in the American Ballet Theatre season, does not represent Erik Bruhn's choreography as well as subsequent performances. Later performances were not videotaped.
Credits (note)
  • Scenery and costumes, Desmond Heeley ; lighting, David K.H. Elliott.
Performer (note)
  • Act I: Nina Ananiashvili (La Sylphide) ; Angel Corella (James) ; Rosalie O'Connor (Effie, James's fiancée) ; Ilona McHugh (Anna, James's mother) ; Joaquin de Luz (Gurn, supervisor of the farm) ; Frederic Franklin (Madge, a witch) ; Marian Butler (Effie's friend, Nancy) ; Carmen Corella, Erica Cornejo, Alina Faye, Eleena Melamed, Andrea Mitrovich, Jennifer Quent, Christin Severini, Johanna Snyder, Shannon Volk, Alissa Wassung, Giray Atalay, Julio Bragado-Young, Michael Cusumano, Justin Morris, Eric Otto, Alejandro Piris-Nino, Flavio Salazar, Gennadi Saveliev, Sean Stewart, Yu Xin (reel, friends, wedding guests). First variation danced by Joaquin de Luz ; second variation danced by Angel Corella.
  • Act II: Frederic Franklin (Madge) ; Michael Cusumano, Alejandro Piris-Nino, Flavio Salazar, Yu Xin (witches) ; Nina Ananiashvili (La Sylphide) ; Angel Corella (James) ; Oksana Konobeyeva, Tamara Barden, Elizabeth Gaither, and Stella Abrera, Jennifer Alexander, Marian Butler, Carmen Corella, Karin Ellis-Wentz, Erica Fischbach, Anna Liceica, Laura Martin, Eleena Melamed, Anne Milewski, Maria Riccetto, Christin Severini, Johanna Snyder, Alissa Wassung, Michele Wiles (sylphides) ; Joaquin de Luz (Gurn) ; Rosalie O'Connor (Effie) ; Ilona McHugh (Anna) ; and wedding party friends.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, N.Y., on May 23, 2000 ; videography, Harmill Communications ; director/camera, Jay Millard ; video/videotape, Paul Ranieri.
Funding (note)
  • This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
  • Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4571
OCLC
NYPY01-F1013
Title
La sylphide [videorecording] / [presented by] American Ballet Theatre ; choreography by August Bournonville, restaged by Erik Bruhn ; [music by Hermann Løvenskjold]
Imprint
c2000.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, N.Y., on May 23, 2000 ; videography, Harmill Communications ; director/camera, Jay Millard ; video/videotape, Paul Ranieri.
Credits
Scenery and costumes, Desmond Heeley ; lighting, David K.H. Elliott.
Performer
Danced by American Ballet Theatre.
Cast
Act I: Nina Ananiashvili (La Sylphide) ; Angel Corella (James) ; Rosalie O'Connor (Effie, James's fiancée) ; Ilona McHugh (Anna, James's mother) ; Joaquin de Luz (Gurn, supervisor of the farm) ; Frederic Franklin (Madge, a witch) ; Marian Butler (Effie's friend, Nancy) ; Carmen Corella, Erica Cornejo, Alina Faye, Eleena Melamed, Andrea Mitrovich, Jennifer Quent, Christin Severini, Johanna Snyder, Shannon Volk, Alissa Wassung, Giray Atalay, Julio Bragado-Young, Michael Cusumano, Justin Morris, Eric Otto, Alejandro Piris-Nino, Flavio Salazar, Gennadi Saveliev, Sean Stewart, Yu Xin (reel, friends, wedding guests). First variation danced by Joaquin de Luz ; second variation danced by Angel Corella.
Act II: Frederic Franklin (Madge) ; Michael Cusumano, Alejandro Piris-Nino, Flavio Salazar, Yu Xin (witches) ; Nina Ananiashvili (La Sylphide) ; Angel Corella (James) ; Oksana Konobeyeva, Tamara Barden, Elizabeth Gaither, and Stella Abrera, Jennifer Alexander, Marian Butler, Carmen Corella, Karin Ellis-Wentz, Erica Fischbach, Anna Liceica, Laura Martin, Eleena Melamed, Anne Milewski, Maria Riccetto, Christin Severini, Johanna Snyder, Alissa Wassung, Michele Wiles (sylphides) ; Joaquin de Luz (Gurn) ; Rosalie O'Connor (Effie) ; Ilona McHugh (Anna) ; and wedding party friends.
Performer
Conductor: David Lamarche.
Funding
This recording is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency.
Recorded with the assistance of grants from New York State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Added Author
Ananiashvili, Nina, dancer.
Corella, Angel, dancer.
O'Connor, Rosalie, dancer.
Luz, Joaquin de, dancer.
Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013, dancer.
LaMarche, David. Conductor
Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986, choreographer.
Løvenskiold, Herman Severin, 1815-1870. Composer
Heeley, Desmond. Set designer
Heeley, Desmond. Costume designer
Elliott, David K. H.
Millard, Jay.
American Ballet Theatre.
Harmill Communications.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Dance Collection.
Added Title
Sylphide (Choreographic work : Bruhn after Bournonville)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-4571
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