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Dance NY. American Ballet Theatre in Le corsaire

Title
Dance NY. American Ballet Theatre in Le corsaire [videorecording] / WNYE ; Dance Magazine ; Thirteen/WNET and Reiner Moritz Associates ; directed by Matthew Diamond ; produced by Judy Kinberg ; choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev after Marius Petipa, staged by Anna-Marie Holmes ; music by Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni, Léo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo and Prince Oldenbourg.
Publication
Brooklyn, N.Y. : WNYE, 2002.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS, NTSC) (122 min.) : sd., col.; 1/2 in.
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine.
Series Statement
DanceNY
Uniform Title
  • Corsair (Choreographic work : Sergeev, K after Petipa, M)
  • Dance Magazine.
Alternative Title
  • American Ballet Theatre in Le corsaire
  • Corsaire
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Partly presented in letterbox format.
  • For the original PBS telecast, without the additional introduction, interview, and afterword, see: *MGZIA 4-3826 American Ballet Theatre in Le corsaire.
  • Lacks end credits for WNYE telecast.
Credits (note)
  • Libretto, Jules-Henri de Saint-Georges and Joseph Mazilier in a version by Konstantin Sergeyev, based on The corsair (1814) by Lord Byron ; scenery and costumes, Irina Konstantinovna Tibilova, courtesy of the Boston Ballet ; additional costumes, Robert Perdziola ; stage lighting, Mary Jo Dondlinger ; [video] lighting direction, Alan Adelman ; editing, Girish Bhargava ; special material written by Wendy Wasserstein ; executive producer, Jac Venza.
Performer (note)
  • Julie Kent (Medora); Ethan Stiefel (Conrad); Angel Corella (Conrad's slave); Joaquin de Luz (Birbanto); Paloma Herrera (Gulnare); Vladimir Malakhov (Lankendem); Christine Dunham (lead pirate woman); Michael Owen (pasha); Oksana Konobeyeva, Sandra Brown, Gillian Murphy (odalisques); Carlos Molina (pasha's assistant); and others.
  • [Host]: Kevin McKenzie, artistic director, American Ballet Theatre.
  • [Plot synopsis provided by]: Ethan Stiefel, Julie Kent, Joaquin de Luz, Vladimir Malakhov, Paloma Herrera, Angel Corella, with Sascha Radetsky, Bruce A.H. Horowitz, David Richardson. Shorter commentaries by: Jonathon Fagan, Rebecca Massey, Georgina Parkinson, David Lansky, Larry Holder, Ermanno Florio.
  • Host of WNYE telecast: Susan Jaffe.
  • Interviewee on WNYE telecast: Ethan Stiefel.
Event (note)
  • Recorded in performance at Orange County Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa, Calif., on October 27, 1999. Originally telecast by Thirteen/WNET on Great Performances' Dance in America series on December 20, 1999. Telecast by WNYE, Brooklyn, N.Y., on the series DanceNY, on Dec. 12, 2002.
Contents
Act One, The bazaar -- Act Two, The grotto -- Act Three, The palace.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7595
Title
Dance NY. American Ballet Theatre in Le corsaire [videorecording] / WNYE ; Dance Magazine ; Thirteen/WNET and Reiner Moritz Associates ; directed by Matthew Diamond ; produced by Judy Kinberg ; choreography by Konstantin Sergeyev after Marius Petipa, staged by Anna-Marie Holmes ; music by Adolphe Adam, Cesare Pugni, Léo Delibes, Riccardo Drigo and Prince Oldenbourg.
Imprint
Brooklyn, N.Y. : WNYE, 2002.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Series
DanceNY
Event
Recorded in performance at Orange County Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa, Calif., on October 27, 1999. Originally telecast by Thirteen/WNET on Great Performances' Dance in America series on December 20, 1999. Telecast by WNYE, Brooklyn, N.Y., on the series DanceNY, on Dec. 12, 2002.
Credits
Libretto, Jules-Henri de Saint-Georges and Joseph Mazilier in a version by Konstantin Sergeyev, based on The corsair (1814) by Lord Byron ; scenery and costumes, Irina Konstantinovna Tibilova, courtesy of the Boston Ballet ; additional costumes, Robert Perdziola ; stage lighting, Mary Jo Dondlinger ; [video] lighting direction, Alan Adelman ; editing, Girish Bhargava ; special material written by Wendy Wasserstein ; executive producer, Jac Venza.
Performer
Danced by American Ballet Theatre.
Cast
Julie Kent (Medora); Ethan Stiefel (Conrad); Angel Corella (Conrad's slave); Joaquin de Luz (Birbanto); Paloma Herrera (Gulnare); Vladimir Malakhov (Lankendem); Christine Dunham (lead pirate woman); Michael Owen (pasha); Oksana Konobeyeva, Sandra Brown, Gillian Murphy (odalisques); Carlos Molina (pasha's assistant); and others.
Performer
Music played by the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ermanno Florio.
[Host]: Kevin McKenzie, artistic director, American Ballet Theatre.
[Plot synopsis provided by]: Ethan Stiefel, Julie Kent, Joaquin de Luz, Vladimir Malakhov, Paloma Herrera, Angel Corella, with Sascha Radetsky, Bruce A.H. Horowitz, David Richardson. Shorter commentaries by: Jonathon Fagan, Rebecca Massey, Georgina Parkinson, David Lansky, Larry Holder, Ermanno Florio.
Host of WNYE telecast: Susan Jaffe.
Interviewee on WNYE telecast: Ethan Stiefel.
Summary
Telecast of a PBS telecast performance, with additional introduction, interview, and afterword. In the interview, which precedes the performance, principal dancer Ethan Stiefel recalls dancing in the ballet's premiere and in the telecast performance. Wendy Perron's preview of coming events at the end of the program is cut short. The PBS telecast features Le corsaire, a ballet in three acts, based on the poem by Lord Byron. Prior to each act, the principal dancers and others summarize the complicated plot.
Local Subject
Literature and dance.
Added Author
Kent, Julie, dancer.
Stiefel, Ethan, dancer. Interviewee
Corella, Angel, dancer.
Luz, Joaquin de, dancer.
Herrera, Paloma, dancer.
Malakhov, Vladimir, 1968- dancer.
Dunham, Christine, dancer.
Owen, Michael, dancer.
Konobeyeva, Oksana, dancer.
Brown, Sandra, dancer.
Murphy, Gillian, dancer.
Molina, Carlos (Dancer), dancer.
McKenzie, Kevin. Host
Florio, Ermanno. Conductor
Radetsky, Sascha. Commentator
Richardson, David, 1943 March 2- Commentator
Jaffe, Susan. Host
Perron, Wendy. Commentator
Sergeev, K. M. (Konstantin Mikhaĭlovich), choreographer. Librettist
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer.
Holmes, Anna-Marie.
Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856. Composer
Pugni, Cesare, 1802-1870. Composer
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Composer
Drigo, Riccardo, 1846-1930. Composer
Saint-Georges, Henri, 1799-1875. Librettist
Mazilier, Joseph, 1797-1868. Librettist
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824. Corsair.
Tibilova, Irina Konstantinovna. Set designer
Tibilova, Irina Konstantinovna. Costume designer
Dondlinger, Mary Jo. Lighting designer
Kinberg, Judy. Producer
Diamond, Matthew, 1951- director.
Bhargava, Girish. Film editor
Wasserstein, Wendy, author.
Adelman, Alan. Lighting designer
Venza, Jac. Producer
American Ballet Theatre.
Pacific Symphony Orchestra.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Reiner Moritz Associates.
WNYE (Television station : Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Added Title
American Ballet Theatre in Le corsaire [videorecording]
Corsaire [videorecording]
Corsair (Choreographic work : Sergeev, K after Petipa, M)
Dance Magazine.
Gift of Wendy Perron, Dance Magazine.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-7595
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