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CONTEMPORARY BRITISH OPERAS (4-DVD Box Set) (NTSC)

CONTEMPORARY BRITISH OPERAS
(4-DVD Box Set)

 

Harrison Birtwistle
THE MINOTAUR

The Minotaur - John Tomlinson
Theseus - Johan Reuter
Ariadne - Christine Rice
Snake Priestess - Andrew Watts
Hiereus - Philip Langridge
Ker - Amanda Echalaz

Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Renato Balsadonna)
Antonio Pappano, conductor

Stephen Langridge, stage director
Alison Chitty, set and costume designer
Paul Pyant, lighting designer
Philippe Giraudeau, choreographer

Bonus:
- Documentary: Myth is Universal
- Illustrated synopsis and cast gallery

 

George Benjamin
WRITTEN ON SKIN

The Protector - Christopher Purves
Agnès - Barbara Hannigan
Angel 1 / The Boy - Bejun Mehta
Angel 2 / Marie - Victoria Simmonds
Angel 3 / John - Allan Clayton

Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
George Benjamin,
conductor

Katie Mitchell, stage director
Vicki Mortimer, set and costume designer
John Clark, lighting designer

Bonus:
- Interview with George Benjamin
- Introduction to Written on Skin
- Cast gallery

 

Mark-Anthony Turnage
ANNA NICOLE

Anna Nicole - Eva-Maria Westbroek
Old Man Marshall - Alan Oke
The Lawyer Stern - Gerald Finley
Virgie - Susan Bickley
Cousin Shelley - Loré Lixenberg
Larry King - Peter Hoare
Aunt Kay - Rebecca de Pont Davies
Older Daniel - Dominic Rowntree
Blossom - Allison Cook
Doctor - Andrew Rees
Billy - Grant Doyle
Mayor - Wynne Evans

Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Renato Balsadonna)
Antonio Pappano, conductor

Richard Jones, stage director
Miriam Buether, set designer
Nicky Gillibrand, costume designer
Mimi Jordan Sherin and D.M. Wood, lighting designer
Aletta Collins, choreographer

Bonus:
- Cast gallery
- Production insights

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 25, 30 April and 3 May 2008 (The Minotaur), March 2013 (Written On Skin), 23 and 26 February 2011 (Anna Nicole)

 

Picture format: NTSC 16:9 anamorphic
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, French, German (all) / + Spanish (The Minotaur, Anna Nicole) / + Italian (The Minotaur) / + Japanese (Written On Skin)
Running time: 4 hrs 25 mins
No. of DVDs: 4 (DVD 9)








Composer(s):
Benjamin, George; Birtwistle, Harrison; Turnage, Mark-Anthony

Lyricist(s):
Crimp, Martin; Harsent, David; Thomas, Richard

Conductor(s):
Benjamin, George; Pappano, Antonio

Orchestra(s):
Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden

Choir(s):
Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden

Artist(s):
Bickley, Susan; Clayton, Allan; Cook, Allison; Davies, Rebecca de Pont; Doyle, Grant; Echalaz, Amanda; Evans, Wynne; Finley, Gerald; Hannigan, Barbara; Hoare, Peter; Langridge, Philip; Lixenberg, Lore; Mehta, Bejun; Oke, Alan; Purves, Christopher; Rees, Andrew; Reuter, Johan; Rice, Christine; Rowntree, Dominic; Simmonds, Victoria; Tomlinson, John; Watts, Andrew; Westbroek, Eva-Maria

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: OA1189BD

Barcode: 809478011897

Distribution Note(s):

Available Worldwide


Listening samples not available for this release.


Physical Release: 06/2015

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