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Additional title: Coppélia
Additional title: Coppélia (Choreographic work : Wright after Cecchetti and Petipa, M)
Madgwick, Sandra
Pobereznic, Sergiu
Auld, John
Celis, Elisa
Clarke, Jessica
Clarke, Simone
Gray, Elizabeth
Little, Anne Marie
Miura, Reiko
Peppin, Rachel
Verzhbinsky, Asya
Morse, David
Cross, Timothy
Zamora, Monica
Pain, Annette
Waldie, Karen
De Gruchy, Duncan
Ottevanger, Peter
Plaisted, Ronald
Walters, Dorcas
Saidi, Samira
Britain, Louise
Hester, Rachel
Mackrill, Jillian
Tongue, Nicole
Conway, Lisa
Cai, Yilei
Antonucci, Dominic
Bayes-Kitcher, Paul
Fisher, Lee
Hindle, Oliver
Norman-Wright, Toby
Uriagereka, Asier
Wright, Peter, 1926-
Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910
Cecchetti, Enrico, 1850-1928
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891 (Composer)
Farmer, Peter, 1941- (Designer)
Hall, John (Lighting designer)
Bailey, Derek (Director)
Marks, Stephany (Producer)
Lockyer, Bob (Producer)
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Royal Opera House (London, England)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1995
Place: U.K.
Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation
Table of Contents
Cassette 1 (ca. 62 min.). Act I -- Act II (beginning). Cassette 2 (ca. 38 min.). Act II (conclusion) -- Act III.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9146
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-5533 (former)
two-dimensional moving image
Statement of responsibility: produced by the British Broadcasting Coporation and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Ltd. ; directed for television by Derek Bailey ; [television] producer, Stephany Marks ; choreography by Peter Wright after Marius Petipa and Enrico Cecchetti ; music by Léo Delibes.
Creation/production credits: Production, Peter Wright ; design, Peter Farmer ; lighting, John Hall ; executive producer for the BBC, Bob Lockyer.
Performers: Danced by the Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Performers: Sandra Madgwick (Swanilda), Sergiu Pobereznic (Franz), John Auld (Dr. Coppélius).
Performers: Act I: Elisa Celis, Jessica Clarke, Simone Clarke, Elizabeth Gray, Anne Marie Little, Reiko Miura, Rachel Pepin, Asya Verzhbinsky (Swanilda's friends) ; David Morse (burgomaster) ; Timothy Cross (innkeeper) ; Andrea Tredinnick (Coppélia, a doll) ; Monica Zamora (gypsy) ; Annette Pain, Karen Waldie, Duncan de Gruchy, Peter Ottevanger, and others (mazurka and czardas).
Performers: Act II: Lisa Conway (Oriental doll) ; Hedda Cooke (Spanish doll) ; Asier Uriagereka (Scottish doll) ; Anthony King, Robert Parkes (soldier dolls) ; Birmingham Junior Associates of the Royal Ballet School (doll musicians).
Performers: Act III: Jonathan Payn (the duke) ; The masque of the bell: Ronald Plaisted (Father Time) ; Dorcas Walters (Dawn) ; Samira Saidi (Prayer) ; Louise Britain, Elisa Celis, Jessica Clarke, Rachel Hester, Jillian Mackrill, Mikaela Polley, Nicole Tongue, Karen Waldie (Work) ; Lisa Conway, Timothy Cross (Betrothal) ; Yi-Lei Cai, with Dominic Antonucci, Paul Bayes Kitcher, Lee Fisher, Duncan de Gruchy, Oliver Hindle, Toby Norman-Wright, Peter Ottevanger, Asier Uriagereka (Call to arms) ; Sandra Madgwick and Sergiu Pobereznic (Peace).
Performers: Music played by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, conducted by Paul Murphy.
Venue: Recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, on October 24, 1995.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 streaming video file (NTSC) (100 min.) :sd., col.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13489833
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 23ac4ae0-8502-0135-6468-5f5c6b4235c5
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1995: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coppélia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Coppélia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 19, 2019.

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