Thursday, March 15, 2007

'Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake' on HD DVD in UK, April 1

Opus Arte announces the release of the very first classical High Definition DVD onto the world market, Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake HD DVD. The HD DVD format opens the door to many new levels of interactivity, together with ‘picture in picture’ menus.

Agnès Letestu and José Martinez are the stars of this deeply passionate, ‘dream’ version of Rudolf Nureyev’s Swan Lake under the inspired and clear-cut musical direction of Vello Pähn. This production, one of the jewels of the Paris Opera Ballet’s repertoire brilliantly displays the meticulous precision, technical prowess and pure, unmannered style of the company’s unrivalled female corps de ballet.

Main feature presented in high definition widescreen with DTS (48kHz/24-bit) 2.0 & 5.0 Surround. English, French, German, Spanish & Italian subtitles are provided.

Full details of the disc and order information available here.

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