Gala des Étoiles, Blu-ray

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A very special dance occasion in honour of a celestial alignment of events, the Gala des Étoiles celebrates the Ballet Corp's time-honoured tradition of a Grand Gala at La Scala as it coincides with Milan's tenure as host city of EXPO 2015. Symbolically espousing the spirit of the Universal Exposition by bringing together outstanding international talent, La Scala's étoiles – Svetlana Zakharova, Roberto Bolle and Massimo Murru – extend Milan's red carpet to a veritable constellation of guest dancers from around the world, including rising stars and luminaries of the ballet universe. Works Three PreludesLucia Lacarra; Marlon DinoChoreography: Ben StevensonMusic: Sergei RachmaninovSolo Piano: Roberto Cominati L'Histoire de Manon - Pas de Deux, Act I Scene 2Melissa Hamilton; Claudio CovielloChoreography: Kenneth MacmillanMusic: Jules Massenet Le Rose MaladeMaria Eichwald; Mick ZeniBallet by Roland PetitMusic: Gustav Mahler Grand Pas ClassiqueAlina Somova; Leoinid SarafanovChoreography: Victor GsovskyMusic: Daniel-Francois Auber Carmen - Pas de DeuxPolina Semionova; Roberto BolleBallet by Roland PetitMusic: Georges Bizet The Dying SwanSvetlana ZakharovaChoreography: Mikhail FokineMusic: Camille Saint-Saens Don Quixote - Grand Pas de Deux, Act 3Nicoletta Manni; Ivan VasilievChoreography: Marius PetipaMusic: Ludwig Minkus Light Rain - Pas de DeuxLucia Lacarra; Marlon DinoChoreography: Gerald ArpinoMusic: Douglas Adams; Russ Gauthier Romeo & Juliet - Pas de Deux, Act 1 Scene 6Maria Eichwald; Massimo MurruChoreography: Kenneth MacMillanMusic: Sergei Prokofiev Spartacus - Pas de deuxMaria VinoGradova; Ivan VasilievChoreography: Yury GrigorovichMusic: Aram Khachurian PrototypeRoberto BolleConcept & Choreography: Massimiliano VolpiniOriginal Music: Piero SalvatoriMusic Production: Faustro Dase Le Corsaire - Pas de DeuxSvetlana Zakharova; Leonid SarafanovMusic: Riccardo Drigo Dance of the Hours Music: Amilcare Ponchielli Press Reviews "Technically the dancing was brilliant, at times jaw-droppingly so, featuring very demanding leaps, turns, and some exhilarating lifts in the pas de deux. The female dancers were presented beautifully.This was a dazzling night of dance, a grand ‘Gala of stars’ indeed." (Sydney Arts Guide) Cast Svetlana Zakharova Roberto Bolle Massimo Murru Nicoletta Manni Claudio Coviello Mick Zeni Maria Eichwald Melissa Hamilton Orchestra of La Scala; David Coleman Production Company: Teatro alla Scala Disc Information Catalogue Number: OABD7207D Date of Performance: 2015 Running Time: 142 minutes Sound: LPCM & DTS Master Audio 5.1 Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Label: Opus Arte
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