Essential Ballet: Stars of Russian Ballet (1992)

Genres - Dance  |   Sub-Genres - Ballet  |   Run Time - 117 min.  |  
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Some of the great dancers of the Russian ballet perform highlights from their greatest roles in this dance performance video, culled from performances in Moscow and London. Julia Makhalina and Andris Liepa perform the Adagio from Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake; Olga Chenchikova and Makhar Vasiev appear in two scenes from Paquita by Leon Minkus; Altynai Asylmuratova and Konstantin Zaklinsky dance in an except from Dvorak's The Leaves are Fading; Maya Plisetskaya solos as the Dying Swan, and much more.

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ballet-dance, highlights, Russian [nationality], stars [celebrities]