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This is a BLU-RAY disc and will not play on a standard DVD player. A DVD release is available as BOA 1008. 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 begins 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.Notes & Reviews:
Run Time: 191 min.
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, LPCM 5.0
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
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Works DetailsFrédéric Chopin (1810-1849) : Work(s)
- Performers: Emanuel Strosser (Piano); Frederic Vaysse-Knitter (Piano)
- Conductor: Michael Schmidtsdorff
- Ensemble: Paris Opera Ballet
- Period Time: Romantic