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Title 1984 [videorecording] / music by Lorin Maazel ; libretto by J.D. McClatchy and Thomas Meehan after George Orwell's Nineteen eighty-four ; Big Brother Productions and the Royal Opera House present.

Imprint London : Decca, [2008].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B MAAZ NEF M89DVD    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (147 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera in 3 acts.
Program notes and synopsis in English, German and French in container.
Contents [Disc 1]: Acts 1 & 2 -- [disc 2]: Act 3 ; Bonus feature.
Credits Directed for the stage by Robert Lepage; set design, Carl Fillion; costume design, Yasmina Giguère; lighting, Michel Beaulieu; choreography, Sylvain Émard; directed for video by Brian Large.
Performer Simon Keenlyside (Winston Smith) ; Nancy Gustafson (Julia) ; Richard Margison (O'Brien) ; Diana Damrau (Gym instructress/Drunken woman) ; Lawrence Brownlee (Syme) ; Jeremy White (Parsons) ; Graeme Danby (Charrington) ; Mary Lloyd-Davies (Prole woman) ; Johnnie Fiori (Café singer) ; Demon Barbers (Pub quartet) ; Jeremy Irons (Telescreen voice) ; Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; Lorin Maazel, conductor.
Event Recorded May 2005, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.
System Details DVD, all regions, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presentation ; DTS 5.1 surround, LPCM stereo.
Language Sung in English, optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas
Added Author Maazel, Lorin, 1930-2014-
McClatchy, J. D., 1945- Librettist.
Meehan, Thomas. Librettist.
Keenlyside, Simon. voc
Gustafson, Nancy. voc
Margison, Richard, 1953- voc
Damrau, Diana. voc
Brownlee, Lawrence. voc
White, Jeremy, 1953- voc
Danby, Graeme. voc
Lloyd-Davies, Mary. voc
Fiori, Johnnie. voc
Irons, Jeremy, 1948- Narrator.
Lepage, Robert. Director. 1957-
Fillion, Carl.
Giguère, Yasmina.
Beaulieu, Michel.
Émard, Sylvain.
Large, Brian. Director.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950. Nineteen eighty-four.
Demon Barbers (Musical group) Performer.
Royal Opera House (London, England) Performer.
Big Brother Productions.
Decca Records (Firm)
Added Title Nineteen eighty-four
Standard No. 044007432891
Music No. 074 3289 Decca

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