Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet September 04 2014

Leonid Lavrovsky’s celebrated production of Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet, is released for the first time in HD, and in a Double Play, Blu-ray and DVD package. Filmed in the historic Mariinsky Theatre in 2013, it stars Mariinsky dancers Diana Vishneva as Juliet, Vladimir Shklyarov as Romeo, Alexander Sergeyev as Mercutio, Islom Baimurado as Benvolio, Ilya Kuznetsov as Tybalt and is conducted by Valery Gergiev.

The Mariinsky ballet has just completed a summer residency at Covent Garden. This same cast opened the season with Romeo and Juliet and received much acclaim throughout the UK press.

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