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YURI GRIGOROVICH: THE GOLDEN AGE

YURI GRIGOROVICH: THE GOLDEN AGE

Denis Sneguirev’s documentary about Yuri Grigorovich (born 2 January 1927 in Leningrad), The Golden Age, takes its name from the last great ballet choreographed by Grigorovich for the Moscow Bolshoi, which he led from 1964 to 1995. His 31-year tenure at the healm of one of the world’s most prestigious companies coincides with the golden [...]

1789

1789

Following the Champ de Mars massacre on July 17th 1791, some comedians decide to re-enact the main events of the previous years : from the summoning of the Estates-General to the proclamation of the martial law, through the Storming of the Bastille, the Great Fear, and the abolition of feudalism. With intense zest and enthusiasm, [...]

L’Histoire de Manon

L’Histoire de Manon

The film of L’Histoire de Manon, reproduced on this DVD and this Blu-ray, was directed by Cédric Klapisch and co-directed by Miguel Octave on 18 May 2015. This exceptional evening marked the farewells of Aurélie Dupont as prima ballerina of the Paris Opera Ballet. On 4 February 2016, Aurélie Dupont was appointed Director of Dance [...]

Roberto Devereux

Roberto Devereux

In the last and most dramatic aria in ‘’Roberto Devereux’’, one of the four Tudor period operas composed by Donizetti in 1837 (along with ‘’Anna Bolena’’, ‘’Maria Stuarda’’ and ‘’Il Castello di Kenilworth’’), the protagonist, Queen Elizabeth I of England, exclaims: “I do not reign, I do not live”. This statement encapsulates great operatic themes, [...]

EL PÚBLICO

EL PÚBLICO

World premiere and new production of Teatro Real de Madrid, ‘’El Público’’ is an opera by Mauricio Sotelo. Andrés Ibáñez’ libretto is based on Federico García Lorca’s play ‘’El Público’’.

 ‘’El Público’’ is Lorca’s most difficult and mysterious play, one of the great classics of modern Spanish theatre. Lorca wrote it in Cuba, just after [...]

Video release company specializing in classical music (Opera, ballet, concert and theatre play), Bel Air Classiques struggles to propose a very high levelled artistic material, in association with the greatest European Opera Houses as the Opera national de Paris, The Grand Theatre de Geneve, The Theatre des Champs Elysees, The Bolshoi Theatre, The Zurich Opera House, The Mariinsky Theatre or world reputed festivals like the Aix-en-Provence Festival.