The Seagull (Bolshoi Ballet)

Overview

This 1982 production by the Bolshoi Ballet finds the company interpreting the ballet The Seagull, adapted from Anton Chekhov's play of the same name - with choreography by Maya Plisetskaya and a score by Rodion Shchedrin. The principal dancers include Plisetskaya as The Seagull/Nina Zarechnaya, Alexander Bogatirev as Konstantin Treplev, Lyudmila Butzkova as Arkadina and Boris Efimov as Trigorin. The Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre provides musical accompaniment under the baton ...
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Overview

This 1982 production by the Bolshoi Ballet finds the company interpreting the ballet The Seagull, adapted from Anton Chekhov's play of the same name - with choreography by Maya Plisetskaya and a score by Rodion Shchedrin. The principal dancers include Plisetskaya as The Seagull/Nina Zarechnaya, Alexander Bogatirev as Konstantin Treplev, Lyudmila Butzkova as Arkadina and Boris Efimov as Trigorin. The Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre provides musical accompaniment under the baton of Alexander Lazarev.
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Special Features

Recalling "The Seagull"; Interviews with Maya Plisetskaya and Rodion Shchedrin; Introduction to the ballet and choreography
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/17/2009
  • UPC: 807280147797
  • Original Release: 1982
  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Language: Russian, English, Deutsche, Français, Español, Italiano
  • Time: 1:25:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 81,815

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Maya Plisetskaya The Seagull/Nina Zarechnaya
Alexander Bogatyrev Konstantin Treplev
Lyudmila Buzkova Ardadina
Irina Shostak Masha
Alexander Lazarev Conductor
Technical Credits
Allan Altman Producer
Pierre Cardin Costumes/Costume Designer
Edward Cardona Executive Producer
Valery Levental Set Decoration/Design
Maya Plisetskaya Choreography, Costumes/Costume Designer
Rodion Shchedrin Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Seagull
1. Opening [:41]
2. Preludio I (Appassionato) [4:16]
3. Preludio II (Lento) [2:31]
4. Preludio III (Allegretto Semplice) [2:59]
5. Preludio III (Cont.) [1:34]
6. Preludio IV (Sostenuto) / Preludio V (Allegro Inquieto) [1:30]
7. Preludio VI (Sostenuto Assai) [1:46]
8. Preludio VII (Sostenuto Assai) [4:26]
9. Interludio (Presto) [1:41]
10. Preludio VIII (Sostenuto) [3:58]
11. Preludio IX (Allegro Inquieto) [1:03]
12. Preludio X (Allegro Feroce) [1:58]
13. Preludio XI (Andante, Sempre Con Rubato) [5:40]
14. Preludio XII (L'Istesso Tempo) [3:59]
15. Interludio (Presto) [1:39]
16. Preludio XIII (Moserato Statico) [3:45]
17. Preludio XIV (Moderato Appassionato) [5:56]
18. Preludio XV (Lento) [1:52]
19. Preludio XVI (Allegro Inquieto) [1:18]
20. Preludio XVII (Animato) [1:18]
21. Interludio (Presto) [1:40]
22. Preludio XVIII (Sostenuto) [1:37]
23. Preludio XIX (Andante) [2:40]
24. Preludio XX (Andantino) [:36]
25. Preludio XXI (Allegro Feroce) [1:23]
26. Preludio XXII (Adagio Assai) [10:25]
27. Preludio XXIII (L'Istesso Tempo) [1:30]
28. Preludio XXIV (Sostenuto) [4:06]
29. Postludio (Moderato Appassionato) [2:03]
30. Applause and Credits [4:44]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Seagull
   Start Programme
   Select Title
      Recalling "The Seagull" - Introduction to the Ballet
      Act One
      Act Two
   Trailers
      Caravaggio
      Paquita
      Svadebka
   Languages
      Russian
      English
      Deutsch
      Español
      Français
      Italiano
      Japanese
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