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DELIBES, L.: Sylvia (Paris Opera Ballet, 2005) (NTSC)



DELIBES, L.: Sylvia (Paris Opera Ballet, 2005) (NTSC)

Léo Delibes & John Neumeier

Aurélie Dupont, Manuel Legris,
Nicolas Le Riche, Marie-Agnès Gillot,
José Martinez

Ballet de l'Opéra National de Paris
Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris
Paul Connelly

Choreography: John Neumeier


Picture Format: 16:9, 1 DVD
Sound Format: LPCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.0, DTS 5.0
Running Time: 117 + 19 mins (Bonus)
Region Code: NTSC All
Booklet Languages: GB, F, D
Recording Date: Opéra National de Paris, March 2005

  • The longstanding and enormously successful Ballet Director of the Hamburg Ballet, John Neumeier, created his famous adaptation of Sylvia in 1997 on invitation for the Paris Ballet.
  • TDK presents a performance of this choreography from the Opéra de Paris with a line-up of soloists that includes some of the best dancers of today: Aurélie Dupont, Marie-Agnès Gillot; Manuel Legris, Nicolas Le Riche and José Martinez, all étoiles at the Paris Ballet and stars of the international dance scene.
  • Neumeier's contemporary choreography, created with the Opéra de Paris ballet, transforms Sylvia into a modern parable about the difficulties of loving. The characters are stripped of their mythological trappings to take on a more human, more universal dimension.
  • Supported by the cautiously simple but very effective stage and costume design by the Greek painter Yannis Kokkos, emphasising the dancing rather than dominating it, John Neumeier has created a ballet that is as timeless as the mythological fable it portrays.

Delibes, Léo

Connelly, Paul

Paris National Opera Orchestra

Paris National Opera Ballet

Dupont, Aurelie; Gillot, Marie-Agnes; Legris, Manuel; Martinez, Jose; Riche, Nicolas Le


Genre: Ballet

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: DVWW-BLSVA

Barcode: 824121001384

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Physical Release: 11/2005

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