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HANDEL, G.F.: Giulio Cesare / Rinaldo / Saul [Operas] (Glyndebourne, 2005-2015) (4-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)

    

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HANDEL, G.F.: Giulio Cesare / Rinaldo / Saul [Operas] (Glyndebourne, 2005-2015) (4-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)

HANDEL OPERAS
(4-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)

 

GIULIO CESARE

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,
conductor

David McVicar, stage director

Bonus:
- 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

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,
conductor

Robert Carsen, stage director

Bonus:
- Director’s notes
- Conductor’s notes

 

SAUL

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,
conductor

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

Bonus:
- 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: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: PCM 2.0 /+ PCM 5.0 (Giulio Cesare) /+ DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (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 Discs: 4 (BD 50)

 

Note: These Blu-ray Discs are playable only on Blu-ray Disc players, and not compatible with standard DVD players.








Composer(s):
Handel, George Frideric

Lyricist(s):
Haym, Nicola; Jennens, Charles; Rossi, Giacomo

Conductor(s):
Bolton, Ivor; Christie, William; Dantone, Ottavio

Orchestra(s):
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Choir(s):
Glyndebourne Chorus

Artist(s):
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: OABD7211BD

Barcode: 809478072119

Distribution Note(s):

Available Worldwide


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Physical Release: 03/2017

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