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The rake's progress [videorecording] / Stravinsky.

Publication:
Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex, U.K. : Opus Arte, c2009.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 174 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (29 p. : col. ill. ; 15 cm.)
Subjects:
Operas.
Form/Genre:
Operas
Opera films.
Nonfiction films
Language:
Sung in English, with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Dutch. Accompanying booklet in English, French, and German.
System Details:
Blu-ray disc (requires a Blu-ray player); all regions; 1080i high definition; aspect ratio 16:9; soundtracks in PCM 2.0 and 5.0 (stereo., surround sound).
Summary:
The story centers on the decline and fall of Tom Rakewell as he seeks his fortune in the big city. This production replaces Hogarth's London with 1950's Las Vegas.
Participant:
Laura Claycomb (Anne Trulove) ; Andrew Kennedy (Tom Rakewell) ; William Shimell (Nick Shadow) ; Julianne Young (Mother Goose) ; Dagmar Peckova (Baba the Turk) ; Darren Jeffery (Trulove) ; Donal J. Byrne (Sellem) ; Shadi Torbey (Keeper of the Madhouse) ; Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of La Monnaie-De Munt, Brussels ; Kazushi Ono, conductor.
Credits:
Robert Lepage, stage director; Carl Fillion, set designer ; François Barbeau, costume designer ; Etienne Boucher, lighting designer ; Michael Keegan-Dolan, choreographer.
Notes:
Opera in 3 acts.
Title from disc label.
Libretto by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman, after the cycle A rake's progress by William Hogarth (1735).
Recorded live at the Théâtre royal de la Monnaie in April 2007.
Program notes in English, French, and German (29 p. : col. ill. ; 15 cm.) inserted in container.
Extra features on DVD include illustrated synopsis, cast gallery, interview with Robert Lepage, rehearsal videos, costumes and make-up stills, storyboards.
Contributor:
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 , Librettist
Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975. , Librettist
Claycomb, Laura. , Performer
Kennedy, Andrew, 1977- , Performer
Shimell, William. , Performer
Young, Julianne. , Performer
Pecková, Dagmar. , Performer
Jeffery, Darren. , Performer
Byrne, Donal J. , Performer
Torbey, Shadi. , Performer
Ono, Kazushi. , Conductor
Lepage, Robert. , Director
Fillion, Carl. , Set designer
Barbeau, François. , Costume designer
Boucher, Etienne. , Lighting designer
Keegan-Dolan, Michael. , Choreographer
Théâtre royal de la Monnaie. , Performer
Opus Arte (Firm)
Contains:
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Rake's progress.
OCLC:
753260439
Publisher Number:
809478070382
OA BD7038 D Opus Arte
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