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Title Der zwerg [videorecording] = The dwarf / Alexander Zemlinsky. Der zerbrochene Krug = The broken jug / Viktor Ullmann.

Imprint [Halle/Saale, Germany] : Arthaus Musik, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B ZEML ZWE C27DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Note Operas in 1 act.
Title from container.
Program notes and synopsis in English, German, and French in container.
Contents Der zwerg -- Der zerbrochene Krug.
Credits A production of Los Angeles Opera ; libretto of Der Zwerg by Georg Klaren, after Oscar Wilde ; libretto of Der zerbrochenen Krug by the composer, after Heinrich von Kleist ; director, Darko Tresnjak ; set designer, Ralph Funicello ; costume designer, Linda Cho ; lighting designer, David Weiner; choreographer, Peggy Hickey ; directed for home video by Kenneth Shapiro.
Performer In Der Zwerg: Rodrick Dixon (The dwarf) ; Mary Dunleavy (Donna Clara, Infanta of Spain) ; Susan B. Anthony (Ghita). In Der zerbrochene Krug: James Johnson (Adam, a village judge) ; Bonaventura Bottone (Licht, a court clerk) ; Steven Humes (Walter, a district justice). In both: supporting soloists ; Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Conlon, conductor.
Event Recorded in performance in 2008.
System Details DVD, all regions, widesceen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM stereo.
Language Sung in German, optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Zemlinsky, Alexander, 1871-1942. Zwerg.
Ullmann, Viktor. Zerbrochene Krug.
Kleist, Heinrich von, 1777-1811. Zerbrochene Krug.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Birthday of the Infanta.
Klaren, Georg C. Librettist.
Dixon, Rodrick. Performer.
Dunleavy, Mary. Performer.
Anthony, Susan. Performer.
Johnson, James, 1946- Performer.
Bottone, Bonaventura. Performer.
Humes, Steven. Performer.
Conlon, James, 1950- Conductor.
Tresnjak, Darko.
Funicello, Ralph.
Cho, Linda.
Weiner, David.
Hickey, Peggy.
Shapiro, Kenneth.
Los Angeles Opera.
Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Added Title Dwarf
Broken jug
Zerbrochene Krug.
Standard No. 807280152791
Music No. 101 527 Arthaus Musik

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