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Title Saint François d'Assise [videorecording] : opera in three acts and eight tableaux / music & libretto, Olivier Messiaen ; De Nederlandse Opera.

Imprint Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex, UK : Opus Arte, p2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B MESS SFA M07DVD    Available
Description 3 videodiscs (ca. 275 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (25 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm)
Note Booklet with program notes in English, French, and German inserted in container.
Bonus features: illustrated synopsis, cast gallery, behind the scenes interviews, the children, the message, a chamber piece...really.
Credits Stage director, Pierre Audi ; set & lighting designer, Jean Kalman ; costume designer, Angelo Figus ; video projection designer, Erwan Juon ; dramatruge, Klaus Bertisch ; TV director, Misjel Vermeiren ; producer, Karin Elzendoorn ; DVD producer, Ferenc van Damme.
Performer Camilla Tilling (Angel) ; Rod Gilfry (Saint François) ; Hubert Delamboye (Leper) ; Henk Neven (Frère Léon) ; Tom Randle (Frère Massée) ; Donald Kaasch (Frère Élie) ; Armand Arapian (Frère Bernard) ; Jan Willem Baljet (Frère Sylvestre) ; André Morsch (Frère Rufin) ; Hague Philharmonic ; Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera ; Ingo Metzmacher, conductor.
Event Recorded in performance May 30, June 11 & 16, 2008, Muziektheater, Amsterdam.
System Details DVD, all regions, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presenation ; LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1.
Language Sung in French, optional subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Dutch.
Subject Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Filmed operas
Added Author Messiaen, Olivier, 1908-1992. Saint François d'Assise.
Tilling, Camilla. Performer.
Gilfry, Rodney. Performer.
Delamboye, Hubert. Performer.
Neven, Henk. Performer.
Randle, Thomas. Performer.
Kaasch, Donald. Performer.
Arapian, Armand. Performer.
Baljet, Jan Willem. Performer.
Morsch, André, 1975- Performer.
Metzmacher, Ingo. Conductor.
Audi, Pierre.
Kalman, Jean.
Figus, Angelo.
Huon, Erwan.
Bertisch, Klaus.
Vermeiren, Misjel.
Elzendoorn, Karin.
Damme, Ferenc van.
Residentie-Orkest (Hague, Netherlands)
Nederlands Operakoor. Performer.
Nederlandse Opera. Performer.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Standard No. 809478010074
Music No. OA 1007 D Opus Arte

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