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MOZART IN TURKEY FEATURING DIE ENTFUHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL (PAL)


MOZART IN TURKEY
featuring
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail

Featuring; Paul Groves, Yelda Kodalli, Desiree Rancatore, Lynton Atkinson, Peter Rose and Oliver Tobias
The Scottish Chamber orchestra
Conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras

A 90 MINUTE FILM BY
ELIJAH MOSHINSKY AND MICK CSAKY,
OF AND ABOUT MOZART'S OPERA

Region Code All regions
Picture format 16:9 Anamorphic
Running time 88 minutes DVD 9
Sound format Dolby Stereo, Dolby 5.1 Surround
Menu language GB
Subtitle languages F/D/ES/GB/NL
Cat. No. OA 0891 D (PAL)

More than just a performance film featuring Mozart's opera, Mozart in Turkey also studies the history of opera's fascination with Turkish culture and some illuminating biographical information about Mozart's life during the composition of 'The Abduction', his most popular opera during his lifetime.

Acclaimed opera director Elijah Moshinsky is filmed at work with an international cast during the staging and filming of a magnificent production of Mozart's opera Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Harem), set within the harem of the Topkapi Palace. This remarkable film, conceived, produced and directed by Mick Csaky, combines both performance and process. It simultaneously presents a highly dramatic performance of the opera within the spectacular setting of the Topkapi Palace at the same time as documenting the entire creative process of recording of the soundtrack, rehearsing the singers and filming the production.

The film also provides fresh insights into the history of the opera and the personal life of Mozart while composing this opera - Mozart's most popular during his lifetime. Key to the success of the film is a central interview with the opera director Elijah Moshinsky explaining his very personal approach to this opera.







Composer(s):
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Conductor(s):
Mackerras, Charles

Orchestra(s):
Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Artist(s):
Groves, Paul; Kodalli, Yelda; Tobias, Oliver

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Classical Documentary

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: OA0891D

Barcode: 0809478000914

Distribution Note(s):

Listening samples not available for this release.


Physical Release: 01/2004

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