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ADAMO, M.: Little Women (Houston Grand Opera, 2000) (Blu-ray, HD)

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ADAMO, M.: Little Women (Houston Grand Opera, 2000) (Blu-ray, HD)

Mark Adamo
(Blu-ray Disc Version)


JoStephanie Novacek
MegJoyce DiDonato
LaurieChad Shelton
BethStacey Tappan
AmyMargaret Lloyd
John BrookeDaniel Belcher
Friedrich BhaerChen-Ye Yuan
Cecilia MarchKatherine Ciesinski
Gideon MarcheJames Maddalena
Alma MarchGwendolyn Jones
Mr DashwoodDerrick Parker

Houston Grand Opera Orchestra
Patrick Summers
, conductor

Peter Webster, stage director
Christopher McCollum, set designer
Melissa Graff, costume designer
David M. Plevan, lighting designer

Directed for TV by Brian Large

Recorded live from the Cullen Theatre, Wortham Theater Center, Houston, Texas, 17-18 March 2000.


Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English
Running time: 115 mins
No. of Discs: 1 (Blu-ray)



Note: This Blu-ray Disc is only playable on Blu-ray Disc players and not compatible with standard DVD players.

Based on Louisa May Alcott’s enduringly popular novel about the adventures of Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy in civil-war era New England, Mark Adamo’s opera Little Women has been performed in more than 70 national and international engagements since its 1998 première by Houston Grand Opera and has achieved the status of an American classic. This recording, with a superb cast expertly directed for television, vividly brings to life an opera that The New Yorker hailed as “A beautifully crafted work, brilliantly molding Alcott’s tale into operatic form,” and The New York Times dubbed a “masterpiece”.

Adamo, Mark

Adamo, Mark

Summers, Patrick

Houston Grand Opera Orchestra

Belcher, Daniel; Ciesinski, Katherine; DiDonato, Joyce; Jones, Gwendolyn; Lloyd, Margaret; Maddalena, James; Novacek, Stephanie; Parker, Derrick; Shelton, Chad; Tappan, Stacey; Yuan, Chen-Ye

Label: Naxos

Genre: Opera

Catalogue No: NBD0007

Barcode: 730099000765

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Physical Release: 11/2010

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