CHOPIN, F.: Dame aux Camelias (La) (Paris Opera Ballet, 2008)

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La Dame aux Camelias
Choreographer: Neumeier, John
Original Choreographer: Lefevre, Brigitte

Armand Duval: Bullion, Stephane
Des Grieux: Martinez, Jose
Gaston Rieux: Paquette, Karl
Le Comte de N.: Valastro, Simon
Manon Lescaut: Moussin, Delphine
Marguerite Gautier: Letestu, Agnes
Monsieur Duval: Denard, Michael
Prudence Duvernoy: Gilbert, Dorothee

Television Director: Grimm, Thomas
Lighting Designer: Warter, Rolf
Set/Stage Designer: Rose, Jurgen
Costume Designer: Rose, Jurgen

Date of Concert: 08-07-2008
Venue: Palais Garnier, Paris
Playing Time: 02:51:00
Catalogue Number: OA1008D
UPC: 809478010081

Based on the Alexandre Dumas novel that also inspired the stories of Verdi's La Traviata and Hollywood's Moulin Rouge, John Neumeier creates a riveting dance drama around the famous woman of lore, La Dame aux camelias. The passionate tale of Marguerite Gautier and Armand Duval unfolds ingeniously through a drama-within-a-drama as they meet at the theatre during a performance of Manon Lescaut. So begin their romantic adventures in Paris, brought to life by Neumeier's intense and refined choreographic language. Chopin's ravishing music highlights this exceptional neo-classical ballet, featuring the star dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet. This lavish production, filmed live at the Palais Garnier, is all about love, passion, danger and glorious dancing from one of the best ballet companies in the world.

Bonus features

- Illustrated synopsis

- Flashback on the Lady of the Camellias - a documentary by Reiner E. Moritz and Stephane Loison

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