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BRITTEN COLLECTION (A) (5 Blu-ray Disc Box Set, HD)




BRITTEN COLLECTION (A) (5 Blu-ray Disc Box Set, HD)

(5-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)



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,

Richard Jones, stage director

Recorded live at the Teatro alla Scala, June 2012



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,

David McVicar, stage director

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



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,

Michael Grandage, stage director

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



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,

Richard Jones, stage director

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, June 2013



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,

Deborah Warner, stage director

Recorded live at the London Coliseum, June 2013




- 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: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
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 Discs: 5 (BD 50)


Note: This Blu-ray Disc is playable only on Blu-ray Disc players, and not compatible with standard DVD players

Britten, Benjamin

Crozier, Eric; Duncan, Ronald; Forster, E.M.; Piper, Myfanwy; Plomer, William; Slater, Montagu

Daniel, Paul; Elder, Mark; Gardner, Edward; Ticciati, Robin

English National Opera Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Milan La Scala Orchestra; Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden

English National Opera Chorus; Glyndebourne Chorus; Milan La Scala Chorus; Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden

Ainsley, John Mark; Bardon, Patricia; Bayley, Clive; Bergen, George von; Boylan, Orla; Bullock, Susan; Caldow, Laura; Carpenter, Jeremy; Connolly, Sarah; Elliott, Alasdair; Ens, Phillip; Gillett, Christopher; Graham-Hall, John; Gritton, Susan; Henderson, Joyce; Hoare, Peter; Imbrailo, Jacques; Jeffery, Darren; Johnson, Ben; Judson, Colin; Maltman, Christopher; Malvuccio, Francesco; Mather, Mia Angelina; Mead, Tim; Melrose, Leigh; Mihai, Simona; 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; White, Jeremy; Winland, Ida Falk; Wyn-Rogers, Catherine; Zaldivar, Sam

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: OABD7189BD

Barcode: 809478071891

Distribution Note(s):

Available Worldwide

Listening samples not available for this release.

Release Date: 10/2015

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