Sylvia [Royal Opera House]

Overview

Darcey Bussell and Roberto Bolle star in Frederick Ashton's extravagant three act ballet detailing the Greek myth of Sylvia - a classic beauty who earned the love of Aminta before being forcefully spirited away by Orion and ultimately set free by Eros. Staged during the seventy-fifth anniversary celebrations for The Royal Ballet, Frederick Ashton's production was inspired by the timeless music of Léo Delibes.
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Overview

Darcey Bussell and Roberto Bolle star in Frederick Ashton's extravagant three act ballet detailing the Greek myth of Sylvia - a classic beauty who earned the love of Aminta before being forcefully spirited away by Orion and ultimately set free by Eros. Staged during the seventy-fifth anniversary celebrations for The Royal Ballet, Frederick Ashton's production was inspired by the timeless music of Léo Delibes.
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Special Features

Illustrated synopsis; Cast gallery; Introductions by Darcey Bussell
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/29/2008
  • UPC: 809478009863
  • Original Release: 1996
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Language: Dutch
  • Time: 1:57:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 32,089

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Darcey Bussell Sylvia
Roberto Bolle Aminta
Thiago Soares Orion
Martin Harvey Eros
Mara Galeazzi Diana
Graham Bond Conductor
Technical Credits
Frederick Ashton Choreography
Hans Petri Executive Producer
Ferenc van Damme Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Sylvia
2. Opening Credits [:47]
3. Prélude [4:21]
4. Sherzo [4:28]
5. Le Berger (Pastorale) [3:03]
6. Les Chasseresses [3:47]
7. Intermezzo [1:04]
8. Valse Iente [4:40]
9. Scène [4:22]
10. Cortege Rustique [2:56]
11. Scène [3:58]
12. Entrée du Sorcler (Finale) [4:25]
13. Orion (Scène) [4:48]
14. Pas Des Ethiopiens [1:56]
15. Chant Bacchique [2:53]
16. Scène et Danse de la Bacchante [5:11]
17. Scène Finale [4:07]
18. Marche et Cortège de Bacchus [6:53]
19. Scène [:58]
20. Barcarolle [3:31]
21. Pizzicati [2:45]
22. Variation: Vaise [1:39]
23. Pas Des Esclaves [1:58]
24. Andante [5:27]
25. Strette: Galop [2:48]
26. Le Temple de Diane (Finale) [2:55]
27. Apparition d'Endymion (Apothéose) [2:28]
28. Curtain Calls [4:10]
29. End Credits [:47]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Sylvia
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   Audio
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   Chapters
      Introduction by Darcey Bussell
      Introduction by Darcey Bussell
      Introduction by Darcey Bussell
      Conclusion by Darcey Bussell
   Extras
      Synopsis
      Cast Gallery
   Set Up
      Audio: Stereo
      Audio: DTS Surround
      Subtitles
         English
         Français
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