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BRITTEN COLLECTION (A) (7-DVD Box Set) (NTSC)

A BRITTEN COLLECTION
(7-DVD Box Set)

 

PETER GRIMES

Peter Grimes - John Graham Hall
Boy - Francesco Malvuccio
Ellen Orford - Susan Gritton
Captain Balstrode - Christopher Purves
Auntie - Felicity Palmer
First Niece - Ida Falk Winland
Second Niece - Simona Mihai
Bob Boles - Peter Hoare
Swallow - Daniel Okulitch
Mrs. Sedley - Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Rev. Horace Adams - Christopher Gillett
Ned Keene - George von Bergen

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Robin Ticciati,
conductor

Richard Jones, stage director

Recorded live at the Teatro alla Scala, June 2012

 

THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA

Lucretia - Sarah Connolly
Tarquinius - Christopher Maltman
Bianca - Catherine Wyn-Rogers
Lucia - Mary Nelson
Junius - Leigh Melrose
Collatinus - Clive Bayley
Female Chorus - Orla Boylan
Male Chorus - John Mark Ainsley

English National Opera Orchestra
Paul Daniel,
conductor

David McVicar, stage director

Recorded live at the Aldeburgh Festival, The Maltings, Snape, 2001

 

BILLY BUDD

Captain Vere - John Mark Ainsley
Billy Budd - Jacques Imbrailo
Claggart - Phillip Ens
Mr. Redburn - Iain Paterson
Mr. Flint - Matthew Rose
Lieutenant Ratcliffe - Darren Jeffery
Red Whiskers - Alasdair Elliott
Donald - John Moore
Dansker - Jeremy White
Novice - Ben Johnson
Squeak - Colin Judson
Bosun - Richard Mosley-Evans

Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Mark Elder,
conductor

Michael Grandage, stage director

Recorded live at the Glyndebourne Opera House, 8 and 11 June 2010

 

GLORIANA

Queen Elizabeth I - Susan Bullock
Earl of Essex - Toby Spence
Countess of Essex - Patricia Bardon
Lord Mountjoy - Mark Stone
Lady Rich - Kate Royal
Sir Robert Cecil - Jeremy Carpenter
Sir Walter Raleigh - Clive Bayley
Ballad Singer - Brindley Sherratt

Royal Opera Chorus
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Paul Daniel,
conductor

Richard Jones, stage director

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, June 2013

 

DEATH IN VENICE

Gustav von Aschenbach - John Graham Hall
Traveller / Elderly Fop / Gondolier / Barber / Hotel Manger / Player / Dionysus - Andrew Shore
Apollo - Tim Mead
Tadzio - Sam Zaldivar
The Polish Mother - Laura Caldow
Two Daughters - Mia Angelina Mather / Xhuliana Shehu
The Governess - Joyce Henderson
Jaschiu - Marcio Teixeira

English National Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Edward Gardner,
conductor

Deborah Warner, stage director

Recorded live at the London Coliseum, June 2013

 

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Bonus:
- Cast gallery (all)
- Introduction to the opera (Billy Budd, Gloriana)
- Introduction to the designs (Billy Budd)
- Interviews with the cast and crew (Peter Grimes)
- Comments from the director (The Rape of Lucretia)
- Britten’s Aldeburgh (Gloriana)

 

Picture format: NTSC 16:9 anamorphic
Sound format: DTS 5.1 (all) / + LPCM 2.0 (The Rape of Lucretia, Billy Budd, Gloriana) / + Dolby Digital 2.0 (Peter Grimes, Death in Venice)
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Audio Language: English
Menu Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, German (all) + Japanese (Peter Grimes, The Rape of Lucretia, Gloriana) + Korean (Death in Venice) / + Spanish (Billy Budd)
Running time: 13 hrs 10 mins (opera) + 27 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 7 (DVD 9)








Composer(s):
Britten, Benjamin

Lyricist(s):
Crozier, Eric; Duncan, Ronald; Forster, E.M.; Piper, Myfanwy; Plomer, William; Slater, Montagu

Conductor(s):
Daniel, Paul; Elder, Mark; Gardner, Edward; Ticciati, Robin

Orchestra(s):
English National Opera Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Milan La Scala Orchestra; Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden

Choir(s):
English National Opera Chorus; Glyndebourne Chorus; Milan La Scala Chorus; Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden

Artist(s):
Ainsley, John Mark; Baker, Alexander Robin; Bardon, Patricia; Bayley, Clive; Bergen, George von; Boylan, Orla; Bullock, Susan; Caldow, Laura; Carpenter, Jeremy; Connolly, Sarah; Elliott, Alasdair; Ens, Phillip; Gijsbertsen, Peter; Gillett, Christopher; Girling, Toby; Graham Hall, John; Gritton, Susan; Henderson, Joyce; Hoare, Peter; Honywood, Sam; Imbrailo, Jacques; Jeffery, Darren; Johnson, Ben; Judson, Colin; Maltman, Christopher; Malvuccio, Francesco; Mather, Mia Angelina; Mead, Tim; Melrose, Leigh; Mihai, Simona; Miley-Read, John-Owen; Moore, John; Mosley-Evans, Richard; Nelson, Mary; Okulitch, Daniel; Palmer, Felicity; Paterson, Iain; Purves, Christopher; Rose, Matthew; Royal, Kate; Shehu, Xhuliana; Sherratt, Brindley; Shore, Andrew; Spence, Toby; Stone, Mark; Teixeira, Marcio; Wallace, Michael; White, Jeremy; Winland, Ida Falk; Wyn-Rogers, Catherine; Zaldivar, Sam

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: OA1198BD

Barcode: 809478011989

Distribution Note(s):

Available Worldwide


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Physical Release: 10/2015

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