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Title The rake's progress [videorecording] / Stravinsky.

Imprint Heathfield, East Sussex : Opus Arte, [2008].

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B STRAV RP O91DVD    Available
Description 2 video discs (174 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note DVD, all regions, anamorphic widescreen presentation; LPCM stereo, DTS digital surround.
Music by Igor Stravinsky; libretto by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman after the cycle A rake's progress by William Hogarth.
Accompanied by booklet (25 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.).
Extra features: illustrated synopsis; cast gallery; interview with Robert Lepage; insight into rehearsals, costumes & make-up; storyboards.
Credits Robert Lapage, stage director; Carl Fillion, set designer.
Cast 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; Kazushi Ono, conductor.
Event Recorded live at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in April 2007.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Language Sung in English, with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Dutch. Accompanying booklet in English, French, and German.
Subject Operas
Genre/Form Music videos
Added Author Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. Librettist.
Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975. Librettist.
Lepage, Robert. Director. 1957-
Fillion, Carl.
Ono, Kazushi. Conductor.
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.
Théâtre royal de la Monnaie. Orchestre.
Théâtre royal de la Monnaie. Chœurs.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Standard No. 809478009917
Music No. OA 0991 D Opus Arte

 
    
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