La Bayadere - Paris Opera Ballet (DVD)
Exotic and mysterious India serves as the backdrop to this story of doomed love between the warrior Solor and the bayadere, Nikiya, who is killed by her jealous rival, Gamzatti.
Breathtaking sets and costumes are designed by Ezio Frigerio and Franca Squarciapino in this exceptional production, recorded at the Palais Garnier in Paris. Direction and choreography in this fully restored version of Petipa's original ballet are by Rudolf Nureyev.
Conductor: Michel Queval
Music by: Ludwig Minkus
Orchestrated by: John Lanchbery
Choreography and Staging: Rudolf Nureyev
Running Time: 133 minutes
Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only)
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