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BENJAMIN, G.: Written on Skin / Lessons in Love and Violence [Operas] (Royal Opera House, 2013-2018) (Blu-ray, HD)

    
      

 

BENJAMIN, G.: Written on Skin / Lessons in Love and Violence [Operas] (Royal Opera House, 2013-2018) (Blu-ray, HD)

GEORGE BENJAMIN OPERAS
(Blu-ray Disc Version)

 

WRITTEN ON SKIN
Protector - Christopher Purves
Agnès - Barbara Hannigan
First Angel / Boy - Bejun Mehta
Second Angel / Marie - Victoria Simmonds
Third Angel / John - Allan Clayton

Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
George Benjamin,
conductor

Katie Mitchell, stage director

 

LESSONS IN LOVE AND VIOLENCE

King - Stéphane Degout
Isabel - Barbara Hannigan
Gaveston / Stranger - Gyula Orendt
Mortimer - Peter Hoare
Boy / Young King - Samuel Boden
Girl - Ocean Barrington-Cook
Witness 1 / Singer 1 /Woman 1 - Jennifer France
Witness 2 / Singer 2 / Woman 2 - Krisztina Szabó
Witness 3 / Madman - Andri Björn Róbertsson

Royal Opera House Orchestra
George Benjamin,
conductor

Katie Mitchell, stage director
Vicki Mortimer, set and costume designer
James Farncombe, lighting designer

Recorded from the Royal Opera House, March 2013 (Written on Skin), May 2018 (Lessons in Love and Violence).

 

Bonus:
- An Introduction to Written on Skin
- Interview with George Benjamin
- Clemency Burton-Hill interviews George Benjamin, Martin Crimp and Katie Mitchell
- Cast Galleries

Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, French, German, Japanese (all) /+ Korean (Lessons in Love and Violence)
Running time: 178 mins (opera) + 13 mins (bonus)
No. of Discs: 1 (BD 50)

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








Composer(s):
Benjamin, George

Lyricist(s):
Crimp, Martin

Conductor(s):
Benjamin, George

Orchestra(s):
Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden

Choir(s):
Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden

Artist(s):
Barrington-Cook, Ocean; Björn Róbertsson, Andri; Boden, Samuel; Clayton, Allan; Degout, Stéphane; France, Jennifer; Hannigan, Barbara; Hoare, Peter; Mehta, Bejun; Orendt, Gyula; Purves, Christopher; Simmonds, Victoria; Szabó, Krisztina

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: OABD7271BD

Barcode: 809478072713

Distribution Note(s):

Available Worldwide


Listening samples not available for this release.


Release Date: 01/2020

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