The definitive film biography of Czech choreographer, Jiří Kylián, that combines archival and high-definition footage quite successfully and provides a bonus performance of the ballet, Wings of Wax.
A new version of Stravinksy’s modern classic, The Firebird, aided by nifty special effects and terrific dancing.
Following Christopher Wheeldon’s successful ballet, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Winter’s Tale is one terrific show that is as good as its predecessor.
The Nutcracker is a much loved ballet and this venerable Nureyev version gets a well-danced and filmed account.
A revisionist Nutcracker that blends classical dance with hip-hop and martial arts.
A short-running low-resolution film that fails to deliver the promise of Jiri Kylian’s original balletic adaptation of Stravinsky’s chamber work.
This popular ballet gets a spectacular production in all respects and becomes a top choice among the Blu-ray versions
A modernist interpretation of Monteverdi’s opera Poppea that is danced rather than sung with terrific dancers.
A reprise of Roland Petit’s balletic version of Victor Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame gets an amazing performance
Basically a wrong-headed and off-balanced recreation of this timeless story, Mats Ek’s realization will draw few fans into this ballet