Two charming ballets for children on one DVD!
Peter & the Wolf
Choreographer Matthew Hart has created a delightful ballet for children to Prokofiev's music, introducing the characters one by one with the instrumental themes! Anthony Dowell narrates the score and plays Grandfather, with dancers and students of the Royal Ballet school, and the Royal Opera Orchestra. 30 min.
L'Enfant et les Sortileges
Jirí Kylián's fantasy ballet about a boy with temper tantrums, whose surroundings come to life seeking revenge, is performed to the music of Ravel. Sets & costumes designed by John MacFarlane in this Nederland's Dans Theater production. 50 min. DVD