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Coppélia

Title
Coppélia [videorecording] / a BBC Classical Music Production in association with Opus Arte Media Productions ; directed for television by Ross MacGibbon ; produced for television by Bob Lockyer ; choreography and production by Ninette de Valois after Lev Ivanov and Enrico Cecchetti ; production restaged by Anthony Dowell, Christopher Carr, and Grant Coyle ; music by Léo Delibes.
Publication
U.K. : BBC, Opus Arte, c2000.

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Description
1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Coppélia (Choreographic work : De Valois and Sergeev, N after Cecchetti, Ivanov and Petipa)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Video.
Note
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 anamorphic.
  • Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
  • For accompanying booklet in English, French, and German, containing a list of musical numbers, plot synopsis, and brief biographies, see: *MGZIDVD 5-146 [Notes].
Credits (note)
  • Scenario, Charles Nuitter and Arthur Saint-Léon after E.T.A. Hoffmann's Der Sandmann ; design, Osbert Lancaster ; stage lighting, John B. Read ; television lighting, Bernie Davis ; executive producers for BBC, Bob Lockyer, Oliver MacFarlane.
Performer (note)
  • Leanne Benjamin (Swanilda); Carlos Acosta (Franz); Luke Heydon (Dr. Coppélius). Act I: Leana Palmer (Coppélia); David Drew (the burgomaster); Philip Mosley (the innkeeper); Nicola Tranah (peasant girl). Act II: Mayuko Maeda (Chinese doll); Victoria Hewitt (Spanish doll); Iohna Loots (Scottish doll); Michael Stojko (Crusader doll); Richard Ramsey (Turkish doll). Act III: Christopher Saunders (the duke); Mara Galeazzi (Aurora); Zenaida Yanowsky (Prayer).
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in performance at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London.
System Details (note)
  • DVD.
Contents
  • [Performance] (ca. 104 min.).
  • Special features: Introduction by Deborah Bull -- Osbert Lancaster biography / includes interview with biographer Richard Boston -- Covent Garden tales: the ballet moves (BBC, c1999) / directed by Francesca Kemp; produced by Andy King-Dabbs; narrated by James Naughtie. Brief documentary on the Royal Ballet's move to the newly renovated Royal Opera House Covent Garden, as seen through the eyes of footwear specialist Sabine Coignard, physiotherapist Angela Coia, and assistant artistic coordinator Oliver Symons.
Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-146
OCLC
NYPY05-F10166
Title
Coppélia [videorecording] / a BBC Classical Music Production in association with Opus Arte Media Productions ; directed for television by Ross MacGibbon ; produced for television by Bob Lockyer ; choreography and production by Ninette de Valois after Lev Ivanov and Enrico Cecchetti ; production restaged by Anthony Dowell, Christopher Carr, and Grant Coyle ; music by Léo Delibes.
Imprint
U.K. : BBC, Opus Arte, c2000.
System Details
DVD.
Credits
Scenario, Charles Nuitter and Arthur Saint-Léon after E.T.A. Hoffmann's Der Sandmann ; design, Osbert Lancaster ; stage lighting, John B. Read ; television lighting, Bernie Davis ; executive producers for BBC, Bob Lockyer, Oliver MacFarlane.
Performer
Danced by the Royal Ballet, with students of the Royal Ballet School.
Cast
Leanne Benjamin (Swanilda); Carlos Acosta (Franz); Luke Heydon (Dr. Coppélius). Act I: Leana Palmer (Coppélia); David Drew (the burgomaster); Philip Mosley (the innkeeper); Nicola Tranah (peasant girl). Act II: Mayuko Maeda (Chinese doll); Victoria Hewitt (Spanish doll); Iohna Loots (Scottish doll); Michael Stojko (Crusader doll); Richard Ramsey (Turkish doll). Act III: Christopher Saunders (the duke); Mara Galeazzi (Aurora); Zenaida Yanowsky (Prayer).
Performer
Music played by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, conducted by Nicolae Moldoveanu.
Event
Videotaped in performance at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London.
Summary
Ballet in three acts. Revival of a production first presented by the Royal Ballet (then called the Sadler's Wells Ballet) in 1954. This recording was the first live telecast of a full-length ballet from the Royal Opera House since 1968.
Added Author
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Composer
De Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001. choreographer.
Dowell, Anthony. Restager
Carr, Christopher. Restager
Coyle, Grant. Restager
Lancaster, Osbert, Sir, 1908- Designer
Read, John B. Lighting designer
Benjamin, Leanne, 1964- dancer.
Acosta, Carlos, dancer.
Heydon, Luke, dancer.
Drew, David, 1938- dancer.
Mosley, Philip, dancer.
Tranah, Nicola, dancer.
Galeazzi, Mara, dancer.
Yanowsky, Zenaida, dancer.
Moldoveanu, Nicolae. Conductor
Bull, Deborah (Deborah C.) Speaker
Boston, Richard, 1938- Interviewee
Symons, Oliver. Interviewee
MacGibbon, Ross. Director
Lockyer, Bob. Producer
Kemp, Francesca. Director
King-Dabbs, Andy. Producer
Royal Ballet.
Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Added Title
Coppélia (Choreographic work : De Valois and Sergeev, N after Cecchetti, Ivanov and Petipa)
Research Call Number
*MGZIDVD 5-146 Notes on file
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