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Stravinsky staged

Stravinsky staged [videorecording] / BBC-TV ; Royal Ballet ; directed for television by Ross MacGibbon ; music by Igor Stravinsky.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-7109Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • MacGibbon, Ross.
  • Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
  • Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942
  • Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972
  • Newton, Christopher, 1936 June 24-
  • Goncharova, Natali︠i︡a Sergeevna, 1881-1962.
  • Read, John B.
  • Lockyer, Bob.
  • Carewe, John.
  • Benjamin, Leanne, 1964-
  • Cope, Jonathan
  • Rosato, Genesia
  • Drew, David, 1938-
  • Yanowsky, Zenaida
  • Pickering, David
  • Conley, Sandra
  • Grigorova, Romayne
  • Heydon, Luke
  • Saunders, Christopher Thomas
  • Tranah, Nicola
  • Sasaki, Yohei
  • Revie, Gillian
  • Tapper, Jaimie
  • Essakow, Hubert
  • Howells, Jonathan
  • Royal Ballet.
  • Royal Opera House (London, England). Chorus.
  • British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
  • Dance Films Association.
  • Dance on Camera Film Festival.
1 videocassette (VHS, PAL) (82 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Entrant in the Dance Films Association's 31st annual Dance on Camera Festival 2003. Dance footage only from a telecast titled Stravinsky staged. The complete program also included interviews and commentaries by the host, Deborah Bull.
Gift of Dance Films Association.
Uniform Title
  • Firebird (Choreographic work : Fokin)
  • Noces (Choreographic work : Nijinska)
Alternative Title
Royal Ballet in Stravinsky staged The firebird, Les noces.
  • Dance.
  • Video.
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 FHA.
  • Time code at upper left.
  • Title from original container.
  • For a commercially-released version of this footage, with credits and supplementary material, see: *MGZIDVD 5-31 The firebird and Les noces.
  • Title on brochure of Dance on Camera Festival 2003: The Royal Ballet in Stravinsky staged: The firebird, Les noces.
Credits (note)
  • Stage lighting, John B. Read; executive producer for the BBC, Bob Lockyer.
Event (note)
  • Telecast by BBC 2 on January 26, 2002, in live relay from the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London.
  • The firebird (ca. 52 min.) / choreography, Michel Fokine, originally staged by Sergey Grigoriev and Lubov Tchernicheva; design, Natalia Gontcharova; danced by Leanne Benjamin (the Firebird), Jonathan Cope (Ivan Tsarevich), Genesia Rosato (the beautiful Tsarevna), David Drew (the immortal Kostchei), and others.
  • Les noces (The wedding) (ca. 30 min.) / choreography, Bronislava Nijinska, staged by Christopher Newton; words, Igor Stravinsky; scenery and costumes, Natalia Gontcharova; danced by Zenaida Yanowsky (the Bride); David Pickering (the Bridegroom); Sandra Conley, Romayne Grigorova, Luke Heydon, Christopher Saunders (the parents); Nicola Tranah, Yohei Sasaki, Gillian Revie, Jaimie Tapper, Hubert Essakow, Jonathan Howells, and others (friends and villagers); solo singers, Susannah Glanville, Elizabeth Sikora, Peter Auty, David Thomas; solo pianists, Philip Gammon, John Constable, David Owen Norris, Andrew Ball; with the Royal Opera Chorus, chorus director, Terry Edwards; conducted by John Carewe.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7109
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