The Russian Ballet Collection showcases some of the greatest ballets by the Bolshoi Ballet, arguably the world’s most prestigious ballet company. Ranging from the haunting Giselle and iconic Swan Lake, to the dazzling virtuosity of Don Quixote and magical Nutcracker, up to the 20th-century thrills of the Bolshoi’s signature ballet Spartacus.
Digitally restored & remastered to HD quality, these DVDs are from live performance recordings by the stars who made ballet history. The most famous of all Swan Queens Maya Plisetskaya, the first Spartacus Vladimir Vasiliev, and the most enchanting of all Mashas in The Nutcracker, Ekaterina Maximova. The irresistible Nadezhda Pavlova, a rarely seen treasure in the Bolshoi stable, is revealed in all her effervescence as Kitri in Don Quixote, and the exotically beautiful Georgian Nina Ananiashvili shows why she is one of the immortal Giselles