The Merry Widow
Prima ballerina Karen Kain stars as the widow Hanna Glawari in this specially-staged recording of Ronald Hynd‘s three-act ballet, set to the music of Franz Lehár, adapted by John Lanchbery. This dazzling production captures perfectly the gaiety and elegance of Parisian high society at the turn of the nineteenth century, the setting for Lehár‘s charming tale of political and amorous intrigue. The other principal roles are danced by John Meehan, Raymond Smith and Yoko Ichino.
- Theatre Company
- The National Ballet of Canada
- Parental rating
- Parental rating information not available.
- 86 min
- Original language
- In theaters
- Category / Genre
- Norman Campbell
- The National Ballet of Canada Orchestra
- Ronald Hynd
- Karen Kain, John Meehan, Raymond Smith, Yoko Ichino
- Franz Lehár
- Ermanno Florio
- Studio Production
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