Jarre, M: Notre-Dame de Paris

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Jarre, M: Notre-Dame de Paris

Catalogue No:

107103

Discs:

1

Release date:

28th Feb 2011

Barcode:

0807280710397

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Jarre, M: Notre-Dame de Paris

Live Recording from The Opéra National de Paris, 1996


Isabelle Guérin (Esméralda), Nicolas Le Riche (Quasimodo), Laurent Hilaire (Frollo) & Manuel Legris (Phoebus)

Corps de Ballet de L’Opéra National de Paris, Orchestre de L’Opéra National de Paris & Notre-Dame De Paris, David Garforth

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Ballet in two acts and thirteen tableaux after the novel by Victor Hugo Johann.

Choreography by Roland Petit

Set Design by Rene Allio

Costume Design by Yves Saint Laurent

Roland Petit likes to tell stories in which “beings apart”, be they wretched or hideous, fall prey to femmes fatales, the seductive faces of death. Whether it be the Wolf, Don José or the Young Man in Le Jeune Homme et la Mort, all have an appointment with death. Hence Victor Hugo’s novel Notre-Dame de Paris, a beautiful story of love and death, was certain to appeal to the choreographer.

The ballet, created in 1965 at the Paris Opéra, has frequently been revived. Today, more than fifty years later, with its incisive language, lyrical and clear at the same time, with its poetic pas de deux and passionate trios, and with the staging that lends the crowd scenes such intense immediacy, Roland Petit’s Notre-Dame de Paris has become a classic of the ballet repertoire.

Sound Format: PCM Stereo DD 5.1, DTS 5.1

DVD Format: DVD 9, NTSC

Picture Format: 16:9

Running Time: 86 mins

FSK: 0

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