DIVINE DANCERS (Prague Ballet, 2006)

DIVINE DANCERS (Prague Ballet, 2006)


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- (Disc 1)
Manon (arr. L. Lucas)

Wie lange noch?


Doch Faraona (The Pharaoh's Daughter)

The Moor's Pavane

Who Cares?

The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66


Les bourgeois

Raymonda, Op. 57

Date of Concert: 11-01-2006
Venue: Prague State Opera
Playing Time: 01:24:00
Catalogue Number: EuroArts5470
UPC: 880242547088

Divine Dancers is an exclusive dance event with some of the leading ballet stars of our time including Charles Jude, Daniil Simkin, Igor Zelensky, Delphine Baey and the exceptional young Russian dancer Polina Semyonova - acclaimed principal soloist of the Berlin State Ballet. Recorded in the sumptuous ambience of the Prague State Opera, the performances combine classical ballet pieces with modern and contemporary choreography. The Dancers present their favourite classical and modern pieces by choreographers like George Balanchine, Marius Petipa, Jose Limon and Kenneth MacMillan, former director of The Royal Ballet London. The stars dance to music by Tchaikovsky, Glazunov, Purcell, Gershwin, Weill and Jacques Brel. One highlight of the gala is The Moor's Pavane (1949) danced to music by Henry Purcell, which lasts a good 20 minutes: This expressive one-act ballet is Jose Limon's most important and most successful ballet and one of the best known works of the American modern dance repertoire.

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