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Title Einstein on the beach [videorecording] / an opera in four acts by Philip Glass/Robert Wilson ; produced by Pomegranate Arts, Inc., executive producer, Linda Brumbach, in partnership with le Festival d'automne et le Theatre de la ville, with the support of Pierre Berge ; a coproduction by Theatre Musical de Paris-Chatelet, Telmondis, Mezzo, in association with France 2 ; produced by Antoine Perset, Denis Morliere ; film director, Don Kent.

Publication Info. London : Opus Arte, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B GLAS EB R78DVD    DUE 12-13-22
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 264 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (55 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 20 cm)
DVD two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
DVD performed music prm rdacontent
Booklet text txt rdacontent
DVD video v rdamedia
Booklet unmediated n rdamedia
DVD videodisc vd rdacarrier
Booklet volume nc rdacarrier
DVD digital optical stereo surround rda
DVD video file DVD video all regions rda
Motion pictures lcgft
System Details DVD-9, all regions, widescreen presentation; LPCM 2.0 stereo, DTS digital surround sound.
Language Sung/spoken in English.
Performer Spoken text, Christopher Knowles, Samuel M. Johnson, Lucinda Childs ; music performed by the Philip Glass Ensemble, conducted by Michael Riesman.
Cast Principal performers: Antoine Silverman (Einstein/solo violinist), Helga Davis (featured performer), Kate Moran (featured performer), Jasper Newell (Boy) ; Charles Williams (Mr. Johnson); and the Lucinda Childs Dance Company.
Credits Set and light design, stage direction, Robert Wilson ; music, lyrics, Philip Glass; music director, conductor, Michael Riesman ; directeur co-director, Ann-Christin Rommen ; directing associate, Charles Otte ; choreography, Lucinda Childs ; lighting, Urs Schonebaum ; sound, Dan Dryden ; costumes, Carlos Soto ; hair and makeup, Luc Verschueren ; director of photography, Julien Jaunet ; chief editor, Arnaud Petitet ; general director, Jean-Luc Choplin.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Event Video recording Theatre du Chatelet, Paris, France 2014 January 6-7.
Note Booklet contains program and biographical notes in English, French, and German.
"Originally produced in 1976 by the Byrd Hoffman Foundation."--Booklet.
Contents Disc 1. Acts 1-2 -- disc 2. Acts 3-4.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Operas.
Filmed operas.
Added Author Glass, Philip, composer, lyricist.
Wilson, Robert, 1941- stage director, production designer, lighting designer.
Perset, Antoine, 1956- film producer.
Morliere, Denis, film producer.
Kent, Don, film director.
Childs, Lucinda, choreographer (expression), speaker.
Riesman, Michael, conductor, musical director.
Childs, Lucinda, choreographer.
Knowles, Christopher, speaker.
Johnson, Samuel M, speaker.
Silverman, Antoine, performer, instrumentalist.
Davis, Helga, performer.
Moran, Kate, 1958- performer.
Newell, Jasper, performer.
Williams, Charles (Baritone), performer.
Dryden, Dan (Sound designer), sound designer.
Soto, Carlos, 1980- costume designer.
Verschueren, Luc, make-up artist.
Container of (work): Glass, Philip. Einstein on the beach
Lucinda Childs Dance Company, performer.
Philip Glass Ensemble, performer.
Pomegranate Arts (Firm), production company.
Theatre de la ville (Paris, France), production company.
Chatelet (Theater : Paris, France), production company, host institution.
Telmondis (Firm), production company.
Mezzo (Firm), production company.
Opus Arte (Firm), publisher.
Festival d'automne a Paris, production company.
ISBN 9786316721181 : DVD 39.99
6316721188 : DVD 39.99
Standard No. 809478011781 (DVD)
Music No. OA 1178 D Opus Arte

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