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PURCELL, H.: Fairy Queen (The) (Glyndebourne, 2009) (NTSC)



Gramophone Awards 2010 – Naxos and Distributed Labels’ Albums

PURCELL, H.: Fairy Queen (The) (Glyndebourne, 2009) (NTSC)

Henry Purcell


TitaniaSally Dexter
OberonJoseph Millson
BottomDesmond Barrit
PuckJotham Annan
HermiaSusannah Wise
DemetriusOliver Le Sueur
LysanderOliver Kieran Jones

Juno / Mystery - Lucy Crowe
Spring / First Fairy - Claire Debono
Second Fairy - Anna Devin
Eve - Helen-Jane Howells
Night - Carolyn Sampson
Mopsa - Robert Burt
Summer - Sean Clayton
Secrecy / Adam - Ed Lyon
Autumn - Adrian Ward
Phœbus - Lukas Kargl
Drunken Poet - Desmond Barrit
Winter / Sleep / Coridon / Hymen - Andrew Foster-Williams

Glyndebourne Chorus
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
William Christie
, conductor

Jonathan Kent, stage director

Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, East Sussex, 17 and 19 July 2009.


- Interview with William Christie
- Interview with Jonathan Kent


Picture format: NTSC 16:9 Anamorphic
Sound format: LPCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish
Running time: 221 mins
No. of DVDs: 2

Purcell, Henry

Shakespeare, William

Christie, William

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Glyndebourne Chorus

Annan, Jotham; Barrit, Desmond; Burt, Robert; Clayton, Sean; Crowe, Lucy; Debono, Claire; Devin, Anna; Dexter, Sally; Foster-Williams, Andrew; Howells, Helen-Jane; Jones, Oliver Kieran; Kargl, Lukas; Lyon, Ed; Mackenzie, John; Millson, Joseph; Redmond, Rachel; Sampson, Carolyn; Sueur, Oliver Le; Ward, Adrian; Wise, Susannah

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: OA1031D

Barcode: 809478010319

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Release Date: 05/2010

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