M1520 .S9 F52 2002 DVD
Composers Igor Stravinsky (Firebird, Petrushka) and Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov (Scheherazade).
"Return of the Firebird" presents dramatic re-creations of the original Ballets russes productions of The Firebird, Petrushka and Scheherazade, fist seen in Paris almost a century ago. Russian ballet superstar Andris Liepa heads an all-star cast and directs thse magical films, shot in Russia's famous Mosfilm studios.
Performers: Nina Ananiashvili, Andris Liepa, Lize Liepa, Victor Yeremenko, Gennady Taranda, Ekaterina Liepa, Tatiana Beletskaya. Conductor, Andrey Chistiakov ; directed by Andris Liepa.
Distributed by Decca (www.deccaclassics.com/dvd).