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Anastasia

Title
Anastasia / music, Pyotr Ilʹyich Tchaikovsky and Bohuslav Martinů ; electronic music produced by the studio of the Technical University of West Berlin (Fritz Winckel and Rüdiger Rüfer) ; choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; production realized by Deborah MacMillan ; directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon ; extra features directed by Peter Jones.
Publication
  • [London, England] : Opus Arte, [2017]
  • ©2017

Details

Additional Authors
Description
1 videodisc (127 min.) : DVD video, sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
Anastasia (Choreographic work : MacMillan)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Filmed ballets.
Note
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, French, and German (27 pages ; color illustrations) inserted in container.
  • Extra features: Introduction to Anastasia -- The sets of Anastasia, with Bob Crowley -- Darcey Bussell interviews Viviana Durante.
Credits (note)
  • Designer, Bob Crowley ; lighting designer, John B. Read ; staging, Gary Harris.
System Details (note)
  • DVD-9; NTSC; all regions; LPCM 2.0, DTS digital surround.
LCCN
809478012436
OCLC
1001960050
Title
Anastasia / music, Pyotr Ilʹyich Tchaikovsky and Bohuslav Martinů ; electronic music produced by the studio of the Technical University of West Berlin (Fritz Winckel and Rüdiger Rüfer) ; choreography, Kenneth MacMillan ; production realized by Deborah MacMillan ; directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon ; extra features directed by Peter Jones.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
performed music
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
System Details
DVD-9; NTSC; all regions; LPCM 2.0, DTS digital surround.
Performer
Natalia Osipova (Grand Duchess Anastasia/Anna Anderson) ; Marianela Nuñez (Mathilde Kschessinska) ; Federico Bonelli (her partner) ; Edward Watson (Anna Anderson's husband) ; Thiago Soares (Rasputin) ; Christina Arestis (Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna) ; Christopher Saunders (Tsar Nicholas II) ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Simon Hewett, conductor.
Credits
Designer, Bob Crowley ; lighting designer, John B. Read ; staging, Gary Harris.
Event
Recorded 2 November 2016, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Summary
Royal Ballet principal Natalia Osipova dances the title role in Jenneth MacMillan's haunting ballet, to atmospheric music by Tchaikovsky and Martinu. This explores one of the great historical mysteries of the twentieth century, only recently solved, and the distorting mirror of memory, time and place.
Added Author
MacMillan, Kenneth, choreographer.
MacMillan, Deborah, producer.
MacGibbon, Ross, director.
Jones, Peter, 1941- director.
Crowley, Bob, designer, narrator.
Read, John B., lighting designer.
Harris, Gary, stage director.
Winckel, Fritz, composer.
Rüfer, Rüdiger, 1933- composer.
Hewett, Simon, conductor.
Osipova, Natalia, 1986- dancer.
Nuñez, Marianela, dancer.
Bonelli, Federico, dancer.
Watson, Edward, 1976- dancer.
Soares, Thiago, dancer.
Arestis, Christina, dancer.
Saunders, Christopher, dancer.
Bussell, Darcey, interviewer.
Durante, Viviana, interviewee.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Symphonies, no. 1, op. 13, G minor.
Martinů, Bohuslav, 1890-1959. Fantaisies symphoniques.
Technische Universität Berlin. Elektronisches Studio, composer.
Royal Ballet, performer.
Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra, performer.
Opus Arte (Firm), publisher.
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