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Ariadne auf Naxos [videorecording] / the Metropolitan Opera presents ; by Richard Strauss ; libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; production, Elijah Moshinsky ; a Metropolitan Opera Televsion production ; director, Brian Large ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Susan Erben.

Publication:
[S.l.] : Virgin Classics, c2010.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series:
James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met.
James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met
Opera on DVD
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Subjects:
Operas.
Language:
Sung in German; optional subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian.
System Details:
DVD-9; sound format in LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; NTSC; aspect ratio 16.9; high-definition.
Summary:
Richard Strauss' version of the Ariadne-Theseus-Bacchus myth presented as part of a story-within-a-story of 18th century Vienna.
Participant:
Wolfgang Brendel (The Music Master) ; Waldemar Kmentt (The Major-Domo) ; James Courtney (A Lackey) ; Mark Schowalter (An Officer) ; Susanne Mentzer (The Composer) ; Richard Margison (Bacchus, The Tenor) ; John Fiorito (A Wigmaker) ; Natalie Dessay (Zerbinetta) ) ; Deborah Voigt (Ariadne, The Prima Donna) ; Tony Stevenson (The Dancing Master) ; Nathan Gunn (Harlekin) ; John Nuzzo (Brighella) ; Eric Cutler (Scaramuccio) ; John Del Carlo (Truffaldin) ; Joyce Guyer (Najade) ; Jossie Pérez (Dryade) ; Alexandra Deshorties (Echo) ; The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor.
Credits:
Set and costume designer, Michael Yeargan ; lighting designer, Gil Wechsler ; stage director, Laurie Feldman ; editor, Gary Bradley ; camera, Miguel Armstrong, ... [et al.].
Notes:
Recorded in performance in April 2003.
This DVD included in the boxed set of 21 DVDs with the series title: "James Levine celebrating 40 years at the Met."
Program notes in English and French (11 p. : ports., 18 cm.) inserted in container.
Contributor:
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 , Composer
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929 , Librettist
Brendel, Wolfgang. , Performer
Kmentt, Waldemar. , Performer
Courtney, James. , Performer
Schowalter, Mark. , Performer
Mentzer, Susanne. , Performer
Margison, Richard, 1953- , Performer
Fiorito, John. , Performer
Dessay, Natalie, 1965- , Performer
Voigt, Deborah. , Performer
Stevenson, Tony, tenor. , Performer
Gunn, Nathan. , Performer
Nuzzo, John. , Performer
Cutler, Eric. , Performer
Del Carlo, John. , Performer
Guyer, Joyce. , Performer
Pérez, Jossie. , Performer
Deshorties, Alexandra. , Performer
Levine, James, 1943-2021 , Conductor
Moshinsky, Elijah. , Producer
Feldman, Laurie.
Large, Brian. , Director
Briccetti, Louisa. , Producer
Erben, Susan. , Producer
Yeargan, Michael. , Designer
Wechsler, Gil. , Designer
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra , Performer
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) , Producer
Metropolitan Opera Television (Firm)
Virgin Classics (Firm)
OCLC:
668457076
Publisher Number:
5099964186795 gtin-14
811357013557
5099964186795 Virgin Classics