A time-honored production of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake receives a first-rate rendering by The Royal Ballet on Blu-ray from Opus Arte.
Following Christopher Wheeldon’s successful ballet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale is one terrific show that is as good as its predecessor.
This popular ballet gets a spectacular production in all respects and becomes a top choice among the Blu-ray versions
The Royal Ballet gets a study in human contortion rather than conventional ballet that will wear thin for most lovers of the dance.
A fascinating documentary that explores the creative genius of choreographer Wayne McGregor includes a 30-minute series of highlights from several of his recent ballets.
One of the best ballet Blu-rays in some time, this homage to the legendary Sir Frederick Ashton gives wonderful examples of his art
The Royal Ballet’s production of the beloved Minkus ballet La Bayadere is well served by this beautifully filmed, choreographed and danced version.
The Royal Ballet presents three masterful and quite different ballets from its former director and principal choreographer Kenneth MacMillan. The RB’s principal dancers give topflight performances and are aided by superb videography. Ballet fanciers are in for a real treat with this disc.
Kenneth MacMillan’s “bio-ballet” about the Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary is a captivating piece made only more gripping by the rich production beautifully captured on Blu-ray.
Handel’s pastorale “masque” comes to life in a refreshing interpretation from Christopher Hogwood and the Royal Opera in an excellent high definition capture from Opus Arte.