Frederick Ashton's delightful ballet has proved irresistible to audiences of all ages and The Royal Ballet's production has immediate appeal for newcomers to ballet as well as for those who return time and again to enjoy its lyrical comedy.
100 mins. (2005) DVD - Region 1.
Le Corsaire Video (D2848)
Magnificent scenic effects and dramatic choreography have ensured the popularity of Petipa's exotic ballet Le Corsaire, a story of pirates and shipwreck, set on the Ionian coast. This production features Altynai Asylmuratova and Faroukh Ruzimatov who give exuberant and extroverted performances. " … the leading dancers were little short of sensational".