Posted on January 30, 2019
Just released on the Opus Arte label is a three-disc Blu-ray and DVD box set titled The Frederick Ashton Collection, Volume One, which includes performances by The Royal Ballet in some of the choreographer’s best-loved works. All previously released on separate discs, this new set contains complete recordings of The Dream, Monotones, Rhapsody, Symphonic Variations, The Two Pigeons and La Valse, as well as two versions of Marguerite and Armand, and the pas de deux Thaïs and Voices of Spring. Performers include Leanne Benjamin, Roberto Bolle, Alexander Campbell, Lauren Cuthbertson, Steven McRae, Vadim Muntagirov, Marianela Nuñez, Natalia Osipova, Tamara Rojo and Zenaida Yanowsky. Courtesy of Opus Arte and Select Music, Dancing Times has two DVD box sets to give away as a competition prize. To enter, simply send your name and full postal address by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date is February 28, 2019.