Sylvia [Videoupptagning] / choreography, Frederick Ashton ; music, Léo Delibes ; producer, Andy King-Dabbs ; director & executive producer, Ross MacGibbon ; a BBC Production in association with The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.Material type: FilmPublisher number: OA0986D | BBC/Opus ArteLanguage: English Summary language: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German Original language: English Publication details: East Essex, UK : Opus Arte, Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 inUniform titles:
- Sylvia (Choreographic work : Ashton)
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- M1520.D44 S95 2007
- Director Royal Ballet, Monica Mason ; stage manager, Johanna Adams ; cameras, James Day ... [et al.] ; editor, Tom Jones.
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DVD format, all regions, anamorphic (16:9) presentation; LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround, DVD 9, double layer, recorded and mastered in High Definition, NTSC.
In English with optional English, French, German, Spanish and Italian subtitles.
Darcey Bussell (Sylvia), Roberto Bolle (Aminta), Thiago Soares (Orion), Martin Harvey (Eros) ; The Royal Ballet; The Royal Opera House Orchestra, conducted by Graham Bond.
Director Royal Ballet, Monica Mason ; stage manager, Johanna Adams ; cameras, James Day ... [et al.] ; editor, Tom Jones.
"This NTSC DVD is designed for worldwide playback. In PAL regions, ensure DVD player and TV are NTSC compatible."--Container.
Performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden on 1 & 5 December 2005.
Program notes (21 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.) in English, French and German laid in container.
Originally broadcast in 2005.
Special features: Illustrated synopsis ; cast gallery ; introductions by Darcey Bussell.
This version of Frederick Ashton's Sylvia has restored the splendour of its elegant and opulent three-act form for the 75th anniversary celebrations of The Royal Ballet. Taken from Greek mythology, it tells the story of Sylvia, loved by Aminta, abducted by Orion and eventually rescued by Eros.