Three of the most popular ballets in their original versions, created by the world-famous ballet genius Rudolf Nureyev, with the Wiener Staatsballett, one of the greatest ballet companies in the world. ‘A masterly performance in every respect’ (Die Presse about Swan Lake); ‘No version of The Nutcracker that we have ever seen has been more potently dramatic; few have displayed so sharp an imprint of personal style’ (Clive Barnes); ‘Elegant, romantic, delightful’ (Die Presse); ‘Outstanding soloists’ (Der Standard); ‘A Don Quixote to love … Legris and company can count the evening a total success’ (Die Presse); As for the two principals, Maria Yakovleva and Denys Cherevychko as Kitri and Basil, no praise was high enough: ‘both are technically brilliant’ (Wiener Zeitung).
Sound format: PCM Stereo, DTS 5.0
Picture: NTSC, 16:9
Total running time: 356 mins