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Title Swan lake / composed by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky ; directed by Ross MacGibbon, choreographed by Lev Ivanov ; performed by Marketta Kaila, Nathalie Nordquist, Anders Nordstrom, Johannes Ohman, Christian Rambe, Royal Swedish Ballet, Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra, and Swedish Ballet School ; conducted by Michel Queval ; produced by Ross MacGibbon, Galina Samsova and Peter Wright
Published London : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), 2002


Description 1 online resource (133 min.)
Series Dance in video
Summary Peter Wright and Galina Samsova's production of Tchaikovsky's universally popular ballet, performed by The Royal Swedish Opera Ballet Company. First staged in 1877, Swan Lake continues to be the most universally popular of the classical ballets, both for its music and its story. Wright and Samsova originally created the version performed here for Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet in 1981. This version is renowned for its beauty and clear narration, with a rich choreography blending the Russian and British classical traditions
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Oct. 18, 2013)
Performer Nathalie Nordquist, Anders Nordström, Marketta Kaila, Christian Rambe, Johannes Öhman ; with students of the Swedish Ballet School ; the Royal Swedish Ballet Stockholm ; the Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra ; Michel Quéval, conductor
Event Recorded 2002, London, England
Notes This edition in English
Subject Ballets.
Genre/Form Televised performances
Televised performances.
Spectacles télévisés.
Form Streaming video
Author Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910, choreographer
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901, choreographer
Kaila, Marketta, dancer
MacGibbon, Ross, director, film producer
Nordquist, Nathalie, dancer
Nordström, Anders, dancer
Öhman, Johannes, 1967- dancer
Prowse, Philip, 1937- costume designer, set designer.
Rambe, Christian, dancer
Samsova, Galina, film producer
Wright, Peter, 1926- film producer
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893, composer (expression)
Kungliga Baletten (Stockholm, Sweden), performer
Kungliga Hovkapellet, instrumentalist
Kungliga Svenska Balettskolan, performer
OTHER TI Container of (work): Swan lake (Choreographic work : Ivanov and Petipa)