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La Dame aux Camélias (Paris National Opera Ballet)

Overview

John Neumeier adapted his ballet La Dame aux camélias from novelist Alexandre Dumas's roman of the same title (the same book that reportedly inspired Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata and Baz Luhrmann's 2001 film Moulin Rouge), making fervent use of the music of Frederic Chopin. The work tells of a couple who meet while attending a performance of Manon Lescaut and then enjoy a series of adventures together in and around Paris. The Paris Opera Ballet mounted this particular production in 2008; it stars Agnès Letestu as...
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Overview

John Neumeier adapted his ballet La Dame aux camélias from novelist Alexandre Dumas's roman of the same title (the same book that reportedly inspired Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata and Baz Luhrmann's 2001 film Moulin Rouge), making fervent use of the music of Frederic Chopin. The work tells of a couple who meet while attending a performance of Manon Lescaut and then enjoy a series of adventures together in and around Paris. The Paris Opera Ballet mounted this particular production in 2008; it stars Agnès Letestu as Marguerite Gautier, Stephane Bullion as Armand Duval and Michael Denard as Monsieur Duval. The Paris Opera Ballet and Orchestra lend added support under the musical direction of Michael Schmidtsdorff.
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Special Features

Illustrated Synopsis; Cast Gallery; Flashback on Lady of the Camellias: a Documentary by Reiner E. Moritz & Stéphane Loison
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/30/2009
  • UPC: 809478070252
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 3:11:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 46,097

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Agnès Letestu Marguerite Gautier
Stéphane Bullion Armand Duval
Michaël Denard Monsieur Duval
Dorothée Gilbert Prudence Duvernoy
Delphine Moussin Manon Lescaut
José Martinez Des Grieux
Eve Grinsztajn Olympia
Karl Paquette Gaston Rieux
Laurent Novis Le Duc
Béartrice Martel Nanine
Simon Valastro Le Comte De N.
Technical Credits
Thomas Grimm Director
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