The Sleeping Beauty Music by Tchaikovsky With the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Choreography by Petipa, with additional choreography by Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell, Christopher Wheeldon Production by Monica Mason and Christopher Newton after 
Ninette de Valois and Nicholas Sergeyev Performed by The Royal Ballet Featuring Alina Cojocaru as Princess Aurora, Federico Bonelli as Prince Florimund, Marianela 
Nuňez as the Lilac Fairy, and Genesia Rosato as Carabosse Extra feature: Synopsis of the story Includes 22 page full-color booklet with the history of The Sleeping Beauty ballet in English, French, and German by Tim Scholl, Professor of Russian at Oberlin College This full-length, classic, live performance of Petipa’s enduring choreography, first performed in 1890, looks backs but goes forward with additional choreography by Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell, and Christopher 
Wheeldon. With perfectly cast principals, the Royal’s 2007 production is fresh, stylish, and nuanced. The helpful accompanying booklet identifies each of the characters and has a scene-by-scene scenario. For those not familiar with the story the synopsis at the end of the DVD should be viewed first. 132 min., First DVD release 2008, All regions

Sleeping Beauty - Royal Opera House

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  • Music by Tchaikovsky With the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Choreography by Petipa, with additional choreography by Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell, Christopher Wheeldon
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