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Médée : opéra-comique en trois actes, 1797 / [musique] de Luigi Cherubini ; livret, François-Benoît Hoffman, adapté par Krzysztof Warlikowski & Christian Longchamp ; une production Bel Air Media, La Monnaie / De Munt, Mezzo, avec la participation de France Télévisions.

Publication:
[Paris] : Bel Air Classiques, ©2012.
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Medea, consort of Aegeus, King of Athens (Mythological character) -- Drama.
Medea, consort of Aegeus, King of Athens (Mythological character)
Operas.
Operas.
Form/Genre:
Operas.
Drama.
Feature films.
Filmed performances.
Operas.
Feature films.
Language:
Sung in French with optional subtitles in English, French, Dutch and German.
System Details:
DVD; region code 0; NTSC; picture format 16:9; PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1.
Summary:
Twentieth century adaptation of Cherubini's tragic opera. Medea, the notorious sorceress figure from Greek mythology, has given everything for Jason, committing fearful crimes to win him the Golden Fleece. Jason repays her by leaving her in favour of the younger and gentler Dirce. Medea's revenge is fearsome, murdering her own two sons by Jason and causing Dirce to be consumed in flames at her wedding.
Participant:
Nadja Michael (Médée) ; Kurt Streit (Jason) ; Christianne Stotijn (Néris) ; Vincent Le Texier (Créon) ; Hendrickje Van Kerckhove (Dircé) ; Gaëlle Arquez (Première servante) ; Anne-Fleur Inizan (Deuxième servante) ; Choeurs de la Monnaie ; Les Talens Lyriques ; Christophe Rousset, conductor.
Credits:
Stage direction, Krzysztof Warlikowski ; costume design, Malgorzata Szczesniak ; lighting design, Felice Ross ; dramaturgy, Christian Longchamp, Miron Hakenbeck ; choreography, Saar Magal; video, Denis Guéguin ; director for TV and video, Stéphane Metge.
Notes:
Opera in three acts.
Title from opening screen credits.
Recorded in performance Sept. 2011, La Monnaie / De Munt, Brussels.
Program notes and synopsis in English, French, Dutch and German (20 p. : ill.)--inserted in container.
Contributor:
Hoffmann, François Benoît, 1760-1828 , Librettist
Warlikowski, Krzysztof, 1962-
Longchamp, Christian.
Michael, Nadja. , Singer
Streit, Kurt. , Singer
Stotijn, Christianne, 1977- , Singer
Le Texier, Vincent. , Singer
Kerckhove, Hendrickje van. , Singer
Arquez, Gaëlle. , Singer
Inizan, Anne-Fleur. , Singer
Rousset, Christophe. , Conductor
Szczęśniak, Małgorzata (Designer)
Ross, Felice.
Hakenbeck, Miron.
Magal, Saar, 1976-
Guéguin, Denis, 1961-
Théâtre royal de la Monnaie. Chœurs , Performer
Talens lyriques. , Performer
Bel Air Media (Firm)
Théâtre royal de la Monnaie.
Mezzo (Television station : Paris, France)
France télévision.
Bel Air Classiques.
Contains:
Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842. Médée.
OCLC:
823893807
Publisher Number:
3760115300767
BAC076 Bel Air
EDV 1681 Bel Air
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