Le Corsaire ballet. Libretto Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Joseph Mazilier, in a verison by Anna-Marie Holmes. Choreography and staged by Anna-Marie Holmes (after Marius Petipa and Konstantin Sergeyev). Performed 2014 at the English National Ballet. Original music composed by Adolphe Adam an numerous other composurs edited by Lars Payne and Gavin Sutherland. Stars Alina Cojocaru (Medora), Vadim Muntagirov (Conrad), Erina Takahashi (Gulnare), Dimitri Gruzdyev (Lankendem), Junor Souza (Ali), Yonah Acosta (Birbanto), Michael Coleman (Pasha), Juan Rodriguez (Pasha Assistant), and Nancy Osbaldeston (Lead Villager). Gavin Sutherland directs the Orchestra of English National Ballet. Sets and costumes by Bob Ringwood; lighting by Neil Austin; directed for the screen by Chris Blaine for Charlie Productions. Released 2014, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: Help!
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