Sir Kenneth MacMillan's glorious version of The Prince of the Pagodas provides a fascinating and magnificent spectacle of classical dance on the grandest scale. Nicholas Georgiadis' enchanting designs complement Benjamin Britten's only ballet score by establishing a fairy tale ambiance, and Darcey Bussell produces a dazzling performance as Princess Rose.
INCLUDES: Out of Line A documentary portrait of the influential British choreographer, Sir Kenneth MacMillan, with extracts from many of his ballets including: The Burrow, Romeo and Juliet, Gloria, Manon and The Prince of the Pagodas.
"The principal players are magnificent. A grand achievement." - The Financial Times
Darcey Bussell Jonathan Cope Simon Rice Bruce Sansom Ashley Page Fiona Chadwick Anthony Dowell Antony Dowson Mark Silver Leslie Edwards Sandra Conley David Drew Nicola Tranah Errol Pickford Sergiu Pobereznic
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Conductor: Ashley Lawrence
Composer: Benjamin Britten Choreography: Sir Kenneth Macmillan Design: Nicholas Georgiadis
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