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Fairytale Operas - HUMPERDINCK, E. / JANÁČEK, L. / DOVE, J. (2008-2012) (3-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)




Fairytale Operas - HUMPERDINCK, E. / JANÁČEK, L. / DOVE, J. (2008-2012) (3-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)

(3-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)


Engelbert Humperdinck

Hansel - Angelika Kirchschlager
Gretel - Diana Damrau
Gertrud - Elizabeth Connell
Peter - Thomas Allen
Witch - Anja Silja
Sandman - Pumeza Matshikiza
Dew Fairy - Anita Watson

Tiffin Boys’ Choir and Children’s Chorus
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Colin Davis,

Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier, stage directors

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House,12 and 16 December 2008


Leos Janáček

Vixen Sharp Ears - Lucy Crowe
Fox - Emma Bell
Forester - Segey Leiferkus
Parson / Badger - Mischa Schelomianski
Cricket - Sebastian Davies
Grasshopper - Beatrice Watkins
Mosquito - Adrian Thompson
Frog - Orlando Woscholski
Young Vixen Sharp Ears - Louise Moseley
Forester’s Wife / Owl - Jean Rigby
Dog - Lucie Špičková

Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski,

Melly Still, stage director

Recorded live at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, June 2012


Jonathan Dove

PinocchioVictoria Simmonds
GeppettoJonathan Summers
The Blue FairyMary Plazas
Cricket / ParrotRebecca Bottone
Puppeteer / Ape-Judge / RingmasterGraeme Broadbent
Lampwick – Allan Clayton
CatMark Wilde
Fox / CoachmanJames Laing
Pigeon / SnailCarole Wilson

Opera North Chorus and Orchestra
David Parry,

Martin Duncan, stage director

Recorded live at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, 29 February and 1 March 2008

- On Hansel and Gretel with Colin Davis
- Fairytales feature
- Creating Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen
- Thoughts on The Adventures of Pinocchio by the Composer, Librettist, Director and Conductor
- Illustrated synopses of Hansel and Gretel and The Adventures of Pinocchio
- Cast Galleries

Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: LPCM 2.0, 5.1 (Hansel and Gretel) / LPCM 2.0, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (The Cunning Little Vixen) / Dolby TrueHD 2.0, 5.1 (The Adventures of Pinocchio)
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Audio languages: German (Hansel and Gretel) / Czech (The Cunning Little Vixen) / English (The Adventures of Pinocchio)
Subtitles: English, French, German (all)/ + Spanish, Italian (Hansel and Gretel, The Adventures of Pinocchio)/ + Korean (The Cunning Little Vixen)
Running time: 6 hrs 6 mins (opera) + 108 mins (bonus)
No. of Discs: 3 (Blu-ray)

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

Dove, Jonathan; Humperdinck, Engelbert; Janáček, Leoš

Janáček, Leoš; Middleton, Alasdair; Wette, Adelheid

Davis, Colin; Jurowski, Vladimir; Parry, David

London Philharmonic Orchestra; Opera North Orchestra; Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden

Glyndebourne Chorus; Opera North Chorus; Tiffin Boys Choir; Tiffin Children's Chorus

Allen, Thomas; Bell, Emma; Bottone, Rebecca; Broadbent, Graeme; Clayton, Allan; Connell, Elizabeth; Crowe, Lucy; Damrau, Diana; Davies, Sebastian; Kirchschlager, Angelika; Laing, James; Leiferkus, Sergey; Matshikiza, Pumeza; Moseley, Louise; Plazas, Mary; Rigby, Jean; Schelomianski, Mischa; Silja, Anja; Simmonds, Victoria; Spickova, Lucie; Summers, Jonathan; Thompson, Adrian; Watkins, Beatrice; Watson, Anita; Wilde, Mark; Wilson, Carole; Woscholski, Orlando

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: 20th Century; Romantic

Catalogue No: OABD7246BD

Barcode: 809478072461

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Release Date: 02/2019

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