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Title Andrea Chénier [videorecording] / Umberto Giordano ; libretto by Luigi Illica ; production, Nicolas Joël ; a Metropolitan Opera production ; director, Brian Large ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Susan Erben.

Imprint London, England : Decca, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B GIOR AC L21DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region code 0 (worldwide), full screen (picture format 4:3) presentation; sound LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround.
Language Sung in Italian; optional English, French, German, Italian, Spanish or Chinese subtitles.
Note Opera in four acts.
Performer Luciano Pavarotti (Andrea Chénier) ; Maria Guleghina (Maddalena di Coigny) ; Juan Pons (Carlo Gérard) ; Bradley Garvin (Il Maestro di casa) ; Judith Christin (La contessa di Coigny) ; Wendy White (Bersi) ; Christopher Schaldenbrand (Pietro Fléville) ; Bernard Fitch (L'Abate) ; Paul Plishka (Mathieu) ; Michel Sénéchal (Un "Incredible") ; Haijing Fu (Roucher) : Stephanie Blythe (Madelon) ; Jeffrey Wells (Dumas) ; Yanni Yannissis (Fouquier-Tinville) ; Richard Vernon (Schmidt) ; the Metropolian Opera Orchestra and Chorus : James Levine, conductor.
Credits Set and constume designer, Hubert Monloup ; lighting designer, Duane Schuler.
Event Recorded at the Metropolian Opera House, New York City, October 15, 1996.
Note Program notes and synopsis in English (13 p.) inserted in container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary Luciano Pavarotti stars in the vivid staging of Giordano's opera set during the tumultuous French Revolution.
Subject Operas.
Chénier, André, 1762-1794 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Filmed performances.
Added Author Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist.
Joël, Nicolas, 1945- Production personnel.
Large, Brian. Director.
Briccetti, Louisa. Producer.
Erben, Susan. Producer.
Pavarotti, Luciano. Performer.
Guleghina, Maria. Performer.
Pons, Juan. Performer.
Garvin, Bradley. Performer.
Christin, Judith. Performer.
White, Wendy. Performer.
Schaldenbrand, Christopher. Performer.
Fitch, Bernard. Performer.
Plishka, Paul, 1941- Performer.
Sénéchal, Michel. Performer.
Fu, Haijing (Singer) Performer.
Blythe, Stephanie. Performer.
Wells, Jeffrey. Performer.
Yannissis, Yanni. Performer.
Vernon, Richard, 1950- Performer.
Levine, James, 1943- Conductor.
Monloup, Hubert, 1932-1999. Set designer. Costume designer.
Schuler, Duane. Lighting designer.
Giordano, Umberto, 1867-1948. Andrea Chénier.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer. Producer.
Standard No. 044007434215
Music No. 074 3421 Decca
B0016111-09 Decca

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