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.
This domestic comedy opera offers Strauss’ gorgeous vocal music delivered by today’s leading proponent of the title role, the ageless Renée Fleming.
The Nutcracker is a much loved ballet and this venerable Nureyev version gets a well-danced and filmed account.
This set of two of Mahler’s most popular symphonies features some excellent vocalism and strong musical leadership from conductor Paavo Järvi.
A revisionist Nutcracker that blends classical dance with hip-hop and martial arts.
Piano virtuoso Martha Argerich shares her life and career with Georges Gachot in a series of intimate and probing interviews, interspersed with live performance excerpts.
A short-running low-resolution film that fails to deliver the promise of Jiri Kylian’s original balletic adaptation of Stravinsky’s chamber work.
A reconceptualization of this classic Mozart opera that gets done in by excessive raunchiness and minimalist sets.