Performing Arts

Performance Arts have been generally merged into the more classical forms of stagecraft, ie. Ballet, Dance, Opera, Theatre and Gilbert & Sullivan, and are listed by title below. Performing music, both studio and live performance are best found under "Music Capsule". Right: The spectacular troupe of "Cirque du Soleil".

Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away (2012)

Director: Andrew Adamson
Starring: Erica Linz, Igor Zaripov

The world-renowned acrobatic entertainers shine once more in this visually extravagant odyssey in which a young woman's enchantment with an aerial per... Read more

Coppelia (1990)

Director: George Ogilvie
Starring: Lisa Pavane, Colin Peasley, Greg Horsman

Recorded live at the Sydney Opera House, this delightful ballet, devised and directed by George Ogilvie, tells the story of Dr Coppelius, an eccentric... Read more

Coppelia (1993)

Director: Colin Nears
Starring: Irina Shapchits, Mikhail Zavialov, Petr Rusanov, Elvira Tarasova

Delibes' delightful ballet 'Coppelia' receives a colourful production courtesy of The Kirov Ballet. Choreographed and staged by Oleg Vinogradov and st... Read more

Criss Angel - Mindfreak: Season 1 (2005)

Starring: Criss Angel

A cross between Harry Houdini, 'Cirque Du Soleil' and 'Fear Factor', each mind-boggling episode of this DVD captures the creative genius of Criss Ange... Read more

Crossing Rachmaninoff (2015)

Director: Rebecca Tansley
Starring: Flavio Villani

An uplifting musical journey that provides an intimate insight into the process of becoming a classical musician. Crossing Rachmaninoff follows aspiri... Read more

Dancemaker (1999)

Director: Matthew Diamond
Starring: Paul Taylor

Offering a rare backstage look at the man called "the greatest living choreographer," Matthew Diamond's Academy Award nominated documentary follows Pa... Read more

Dancer (2016)

Director: Steven Cantor
Starring: Sergei Polunin

The very first thing you notice about the young Ukrainian ballet superstar Sergei Polunin is his deep set of piercing eyes which somehow seem to unner... Read more

David Blaine: Magic Man (2006)

Starring: David Blaine

Magician David Blaine performs some of the most astounding 'close-up' magic ever caught on film. No smoke. no mirrors, the street is his stage. "He un... Read more

Die Fledermaus (1983)

Director: Humphrey Burton
Starring: Kiri Te Kanawa, Hermann Prey, Benjamin Luxon

Placido Domingo conducts on New Year's Eve, 1983, at the Royal Opera House in Johann Strauss' famous opera. With Kiri Te Kanawa, Hermann Prey, Hildega... Read more

Discovering Tchaikovsky (2006)

Director: Matthew Woodward

Conductor Charles Hazlewood and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra explore Tchaikovsky's music through two of his most famous works. The 'Romeo & Juliet F... Read more