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Saunders, Christopher

Works: 13 works in 38 publications in 1 language and 962 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Nonfiction films  Filmed ballets  Ballet films  Televised ballets  Filmed performances  Film adaptations  Children's films  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Dancer, Performer
Classifications: GV1790.G5, 792.842
Publication Timeline
Publications about Christopher Saunders
Publications by Christopher Saunders
Most widely held works by Christopher Saunders
Alice's adventures in wonderland by Joby Talbot( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Lewis Carroll's ever-popular story provides the basis for a spectacular new work from the Royal Ballet, which features an engaging and passionate score as well as breathtaking choreography
Carlos Acosta's Don Quixote ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in No Linguistic Content and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Ludwig Minkus' Don Quixote is one of ballet's nineteenth century classics. Carlos Acosta's first work for the Royal Ballet as choreographer. Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, 2013 and simulcast to cinemas worldwide
Ashton celebration : the Royal Ballet dances Frederick Ashton ( visu )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"This special programme, performed at the Royal Opera House to mark the 25th anniversary of Ashton's death, presents five works that demonstrate his astonishing versatility, from compelling abstract ballets - such as the exuberant Voices of Spring and the radically modernist Monotones - to the tragic love story Marguerite and Armand, brought to life with 'performances of heart-wrenching intensity ' (The Observer) by Tamara Rojo and Sergei Polunin." -- container
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( visu )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 50 libraries worldwide
The Royal Ballet performs Marius Petipa's version of the ballet Giselle
Manon : opéra comique en 5 actes et 6 tableaux by Jules Massenet( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The love story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux, a lyric tragedy of innocence corrupted in the pleasure-seeking world of Paris in the early 18th century
La fille mal gardée by Ferdinand Hérold( visu )
5 editions published in 2015 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 33 libraries worldwide
A classic in the Royal Ballet repertory, the Frederick Ashton choreographed La Fille Mal Gardee (The Wayward Daughter) was an immediate hit with the British public at its 1960 premiere and garnered renewed praise during this 2015 revival
L'histoire de Manon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in No Linguistic Content and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The Royal Ballet performs a production of Manon, starring Tamara Rojo in the title role with the world-famous dancer Carlos Acosta as her lover Des Grieux. In decadent 18th century Paris, the young, beautiful and naive Manon is torn between a life of privilege and luxury with the wealthy Monsieur GM or love with the poor student Des Grieux. Manon has become one the Royal Ballet's signature works since its creation by choreographer Kenneth MacMillan in 1974. This typically sumptuous production is designed by Nicholas Georgiadis and staged by Monica Mason and Monica Parker
Anastasia ( visu )
1 edition published in 2017 in No Linguistic Content and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Royal Ballet principal Natalia Osipova dances the title role in Jenneth MacMillan's haunting ballet, to atmospheric music by Tchaikovsky and Martinu. This explores one of the great historical mysteries of the twentieth century, only recently solved, and the distorting mirror of memory, time and place
The South Bank show : Darcey Bussell & Viviana Durante [and] Sylvie Guillem ( visu )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Darcey Bussell & Viviana Durante show: Documentary on the careers of Royal Ballet principal dancers, Darcey Bussell and Viviana Durante, much of it told in their own words. Discusses their dance careers beginning as children at the White Lodge school, becoming principal dancers including dancing excerpts of them performing many of their famous ballerina roles, the pressures of being a principal dancer, the differences between being a ballerina during Anna Pavlova and Margot Fonteyn's careers opposed to todays ballerinas, Frederick MacMillan talks about emphasizing the sexuality of the female dancer in his ballets, Bussell briefly talks about learning the role for Manon when the original dancers were shorter than her and her partner and the problems this caused, and concludes with video clips of Durante and Bussell bowing at the end of performances
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