Firebird and other legends with A Thousand Encores: The Ballets Russes in Australia Double DVD set
This two-DVD disc is a must for ballet fans. Relive The Australian Ballet's Firebird and other legends season in stunning performances of Firebird, Les Sylphides and Petrouchka, performed to iconic scores by Stravinsky and Chopin. The second disc features the A Thousand Encores documentary. Part history, part contemporary performance, it includes recent interviews with former members of the Ballets Russes, the most extensive footage of the company in Australia ever assembled, plus a behind-the-scenes journey into The Australian Ballet's restaging of Firebird, following choreographer Graeme Murphy, associate Janet Vernon and the dancers through the process of getting the work onto the stage.