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Giselle Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD | Jan 26

GiselleA New High Definition Production from the Dutch National Ballet Giselle Debuts on Blu-ray and DVD January 26

Kultur is proud to announce the release of the new Dutch National Ballet Company high definition production of Giselle.  This acclaimed ballet production will be available January 26, 2010 on Blu-ray for a suggested retail price of $39.99 and on DVD for $29.99.

Giselle is a dramatic and timeless tale of love, deception, revenge and forgiveness. An enchanting classical ballet from the Romantic era, Giselle was first performed in 1841. The ballet’s combination of dramatic acting, virtuoso technique and ethereal beauty continues to enthrall audiences around the world.

Dutch National Ballet’s new production, by the creative partnership of Rachel Beaujean and Ricardo Bustamante, is based on the original ballet by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. With additional choreography by Beaujean and Bustamante, atmospheric designs by Toer van Schayk and a captivating international cast, this new production of Giselle has already received wide acclaim. It was taped live at the Muziektheater Amsterdam in High Definition and surround sound.

Featuring:

  • Anna Tsygankova
  • Jozef Varga
  • Igone de Jongh
  • Jan Zerer
  • Michele Jimenez
  • Maia Makhateli
  • Mathieu Gremillet
  • Arthur Shesterikov and others

‘At the premiere Tsygankova triumphed: incredible how she uses her rock-solid control to suggest the embodiment of lightness.’- NRC Handelsblad

‘Tsygankova is well-matched by the powerful dancing of Jozef Varga, who perfectly inhabited the role of Count Albrecht.’ – De Volkskrant

BLU-RAY: Giselle
Street Date: January 26, 2010
SRP: $39.99
SKU: BD4467
Run Time Ballet: 114 minutes
Run Time Extras: 43 Minutes
Territory: North America–Region A/1
UPC: 032031446779
ISBN: 978-0-7697-8927-9

DVD: Giselle
Street Date: January 26 2010
SRP: $29.99
SKU: D4467
Run Time Ballet: 114 minutes
Run Time Extras: 43 Minutes
Territory: North America–Region 1
UPC: 032031446793
ISBN: 978-0-7697-8928-6

More information on this release and other Kultur DVDs can be found online at www.kultur.com

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