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Music at Ten: An excerpt from Act 2 of Swan Lake


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The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet of Moscow in an excerpt from Act 2 of 'Swan Lake'.
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(The film excerpts included in this programme are transmitted by arrangement with Gala Film Distributors, Ltd.)
(The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet appears by arrangement with the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)
Helene Bellew writes on page 5

At 10.0
Galina Ulanova as Odette, the Swan Queen
Nicolai Fadeyechev as Prince Siegfried
Vladimir Levashev as the Evil Genius
Soloists and Artists of the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet
Covent Garden Orchestra (Leader, Charles Taylor) Conducted by Yuri Faier
Few people outside the U.S.S.R. have had the opportunity to see Soviet Russian ballet, but some record of the performances of the great dancers of the Moscow Bolshoi Ballet has come here on films. Cliff Michelmore introduces three of these as a prelude to the actual television performance.


Choreography: A. Gorsky
Revised by: A. Messerer
Revised by: A. Radunsky
Music: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Musicians: Covent Garden Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Charles Taylor
Orchestra conducted by: Yuri Faier
Decor: S. Versaladze
Reproduced for television by: Richard Wilmot
Producer: Margaret Dale
Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Film Editor: Alfred Chapman
Script: Ian Dallas
Associate Producer: Charles R. Rogers
Odette, the Swan Queen: Galina Ulanova
Prince Siegfried: Nicolai Fadeyechev
The Evil Genius: Vladimir Levashev

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Music at Ten: An excerpt from Act 2 of Swan Lake

BBC Television, 21 October 1956 22.00

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