Direction : Vienna Symphonic Orchestra conducted by John Lanchbery
Mise en scne : Rudolf Nureyev
Choreography : Rudolf Nureyev after Marius Petipa
Film made in 1966 from the version of the ballet staged by Nureyev in 1964 for the Vienna State Opera Ballet. The only great ballet from the repertoire with the legendary couple captured on film. Costumes and scenery by Nicholas Georgiadis. Invaluable account of this version still in the repertoire of the Vienna State Opera Ballet (please note the dances in the third act have been cut).
Odette/Odile: Margot Fonteyn
Prince Siegfried: Rudolf Nureyev
With the soloists and the corps de ballet from the Vienna State Opera Ballet.