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Mayerling (Royal Ballet - 1994) (UK)

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1994 performance of Kenneth MacMillan`s ballet from the ROH
Certificate: none
Running Time: 127 mins
Retail Price: £14.99
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The Royal Ballet presents a stellar cast in Kenneth MacMillan`s daring and powerful ballet, filmed in 1994, with John Lanchbery`s sumptuous scoring of music by Franz Liszt. The dramatic soundscape is matched by MacMillan`s penetrating interpretation of the events surrounding the double suicide of Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary and his young mistress, Mary Vetsera, at Mayerling in January 1889.

Crown Prince Rudolf: Irek Mukhamedov
Baroness Mary Vetsera: Viviana Durante
Mitzi Caspar: Darcey Bussell
Countess Marie Larisch: Lesley Collier

The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth

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Standard 1.33:1

Audio Tracks:
PCM Stereo

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