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HANDEL, G.F.: Giulio Cesare / Rinaldo / Saul [Operas] (Glyndebourne, 2005-2015) (5-DVD Box Set) (NTSC)



HANDEL, G.F.: Giulio Cesare / Rinaldo / Saul [Operas] (Glyndebourne, 2005-2015) (5-DVD Box Set) (NTSC)

(5-DVD Box Set)



Giulio Cesare - Sarah Connolly
Curio - Alexander Ashworth
Cornelia - Patricia Bardon
Sesto - Angelika Kirchschlager
Cleopatra - Danielle de Niese
Nireno - Rachid Ben Abdeslam
Tolomeo - Christophe Dumaux
Achilla - Christopher Maltman

Glyndebourne Chorus
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
William Christie,

David McVicar, stage director

- Illustrated synopsis and cast gallery
- Entertainment is not a Dirty Word – documentary including interviews with William Christie, David McVicar and the cast
- Danielle de Niese and the Glyndebourne experience – an informal portrait of Danielle de Niese in her first-ever Glyndebourne season
- Production photo gallery and rehearsals photo gallery



Rinaldo - Sonia Prina
Goffredo - Varduhi Abrahamyan
Eustazio - Tim Mead
Almirena - Anett Fritsch
Armida - Brenda Rae
Argante - Luca Pisaroni
A Christian Magician - William Towers

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Ottavio Dantone,

Robert Carsen, stage director

- Director’s notes
- Conductor’s notes



Saul / Apparition of Samuel - Christopher Purves
David - Iestyn Davies
Merab - Lucy Crowe
Michal - Sophie Bevan
Jonathan - Paul Appleby
Abner / High Priest / Amalekite / Doeg - Benjamin Hulett
Witch of Endor - John Graham-Hall

Glyndebourne Chorus
(chorus master: Jeremy Bines)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Ivor Bolton,

Barrie Kosky, stage director
Karin Lea Tag, set and costume designer
Joachim Klein, lighting designer
Otto Pichler, choreographer

- A Descent into Madness
- Cast gallery

Recorded live at the Glyndebourne Opera House, 14 and 17 August 2005 (Giulio Cesare), August 2011 (Rinaldo) and October 2015 (Saul)


Picture format: NTSC 16:9 anamorphic
Sound format: DTS 5.1 /+ LPCM 2.0 (Giulio Cesare) /+ Dolby Digital 2.0 (Rinaldo, Saul)
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English
Audio languages: Italian (Giulio Cesare, Rinaldo) / English (Saul)
Subtitles: English, French, German /+ Spanish, Italian (Giulio Cesare) /+ Korean (Saul)
Running time: 10 hrs 7 mins (opera) + 113 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 5 (x1 DVD 5 + x4 DVD 9)

Handel, George Frideric

Haym, Nicola; Jennens, Charles; Rossi, Giacomo

Bolton, Ivor; Christie, William; Dantone, Ottavio

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Glyndebourne Chorus

Abdeslam, Rachid Ben; Abrahamyan, Varduhi; Appleby, Paul; Ashworth, Alex; Bardon, Patricia; Bevan, Sophie; Connolly, Sarah; Crowe, Lucy; Davies, Iestyn; Dumaux, Christophe; Fritsch, Anett; Graham-Hall, John; Hulett, Benjamin; Kirchschlager, Angelika; Maltman, Christopher; Mead, Tim; Niese, Danielle de; Pisaroni, Luca; Prina, Sonia; Purves, Christopher; Rae, Brenda; Towers, William

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Classical Concert; Opera

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: OA1225BD

Barcode: 809478012252

Distribution Note(s):

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Release Date: 03/2017

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