John Cranko's The Taming of the Shrew / Stuttgart Ballet

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John Cranko’s The Taming of the Shrew is one of the greatest ballet comedies of the 20th century. Inspired by William Shakespeare’s world-famous play, Cranko brings to vivid life the story of the shrewish Katherina whom no one wants to marry and the dashing and clever Petruchio who makes her his wife and “tames” her. Set to cheerful and boisterous music by Kurt-Heinz Stolze after Domenico Scarlatti, and with colorful costumes and a charming set by Elisabeth Dalton, The Taming of the Shrew evokes the sunlit streets and gardens of Italy. The perfect ballet for the whole family, danced by the Stuttgart Ballet – “this company is world class” (Tanznetz).

Product Description:

  • Release Date: January 20, 2023

  • Catalog Number: 808108

  • UPC: 814337017033

  • Label: Unitel Edition

  • Number of Discs: 2

  • Period: Classical

  • Composer: Domenico Scarlatti

  • Conductor: Wolfgang Heinz

  • Performer: Elisa Badenes, Jason Reilly, Veronika Verterich