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Title Lakmé [videorecording] : opera in three acts / by Léo Delibes ; libretto by Edmond Gondinet and Philippe Gille ; director, Roger Hodgman ; producer, Sam Russell ; Opera Australia.

Imprint Surry Hills, NSW : Opera Australia : Sydney Opera House, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B DELI LAK J20DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (25 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm)
Note Opera in three acts.
After Pierre Loti's novel, "Le mariage de Loti".
Synopsis and notes in English, French and German in accompanying booklet.
Extra features: cast gallery; Roger Hodgman on Lakmé.
Credits Set and costume designer, Mark Thompson ; lighting designer, Nigel Levings ; television director, Cameron Kirkpatrick.
Performer Emma Matthews (Lakmé), Aldo Di Toro (Gerald), Stephen Bennett (Nilakantha), Dominica Matthews (Mallica), Edmond Choo (Hadji), Luke Gabbedy (Frederic), Roxane Hislop (Mistress Bentson) ; Opera Australia Chorus ; Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra ; Emmanuel Joel-Hornak, conductor.
Event Recorded live at the Sydney Opera House, September 13 and 21, 2011.
Summary An Indian priestess falls tragically in love with a British officer.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; LPCM stereo., 5.1 DTS Digital Surround.
Language Sung in French with English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian subtitles.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Gondinet, Edmond, 1828-1888. Librettist.
Gille, Philippe, 1831-1901. Librettist.
Hodgman, Roger. Director.
Russell, Sam. Producer.
Joel-Hornak, Emmanuel. Conductor.
Matthews, Emma, 1970- Performer.
Di Toro, Aldo, 1970- Performer.
Bennett, Stephen (Bass) Performer.
Matthews, Dominica. Performer.
Choo, Edmond. Performer.
Gabbedy, Luke. Performer.
Hislop, Roxane. Performer.
Delibes, Léo, 1836-1891. Lakmé.
Loti, Pierre, 1850-1923. Mariage de Loti.
Opera Australia.
Sydney Opera House.
Opera Australia. Chorus. Performer.
Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra. Performer.
Standard No. 5060266600296
Music No. OPOZ56020DVD Opera Australia

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