Tchaikovsky's ballet recorded in hi-definition at the historic Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow November 2011.. This is dancer David Hallberg's Bolshoi debut, the first American principal soloist ever to be hired by the Bolshoi Ballet. Choreographer, Yuri Grigorovich presents a new version of his most famous choreography for a breath-taking experience in splendid sets designed by Ezio Frigerio &costumes designed by Franca Squarciapino. Princess Aurora is danced by the principal Svetlana Zakharova. Cast also includes: Maria Allash (Lilac Fairy), Artem Ovcharenko (Bluebird) & Nina Kaptsova (Princess Florine). The Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra is conducted by Vassily Sinaisky. Includes booklet.