Since its inception in 1962, The Australian Ballet has had a rich history of capturing its best performances on film. The Heritage Collection compiles some of the greatest of these iconic productions in a deluxe 8 DVD box set – perfect for avid collectors and lovers of ballet alike.
The Heritage Collection comprises complete performances from the company during the 1980s and 90s under the artistic leadership of Maina Gielgud, from her very own productions of The Sleeping Beauty and Giselle, to Frederick Ashton’sLa Fille mal gardée – featuring current Australian Ballet Artistic Director David McAllister in the principal role of Colas, alongside one of Australia’s most popular ballerinas, Fiona Tonkin.
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This Set Contains:
Maina Gielgud’s production of THE SLEEPING BEAUTY (1984)
Maina Gielgud’s production of GISELLE (1986)
Frederick Ashton’s production of LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE (1989)
George Ogilvie and Peggy van Praagh’s production of COPPÉLIA (1990)
László Seregi’s production of SPARTACUS (1990)
Ronald Hynd’s production of THE MERRY WIDOW (1993)
Graeme Murphy’s production of NUTCRACKER – THE STORY OF CLARA (1994)
Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s production of MANON (1995)