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Title Fidelio [videorecording] / the Metropolitan Opera presents ; [music] by Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Joseph von Sonnleithner with revisions by Stephan von Breuning and Georg Friedrich Treitschke.

Imprint Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon : Distributed by Universal Music & Video Distribution, Corp., c2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B BEET FID L17DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera in two acts, after Jean-Nicholas Bouilly's Léonore, ou l'amour conjugal.
A Metropolitan Opera television production.
Bonus: Picture gallery ("Fidelio" at the Met); trailer.
Program notes by Mike Ashman and synopsis both in English with French and German translations (23 p. : ports.) in container.
Access Region code: 0 (worldwide).
Credits Production, Jürgen Flimm ; set designer, Robert Israel ; costume designer, Florence von Gerkan ; lighting designer, Duane Schuler ; video director, Brian Large.
Performer Karita Mattila (Leonore) ; Jennifer Welch-Babidge (Marzelline) ; Ben Heppner (Florestan) ; Matthew Polenzani (Jaquino) ; Falk Struckmann (Don Pizzaro) ; René Pape (Rocco) ; Robert Lloyd (Don Fernando) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Event Produced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, October 2000.
System Details DVD; DTS 5.1; Dolby digital 5.1; PCM stereo.
Language Sung in German; subtitles in German, English, French, Chinese, Spanish.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Sonnleithner, Joseph Ferdinand, 1766-1835. Librettist.
Flimm, Jürgen, 1941- Production personnel.
Israel, Robert, 1939- Designer.
Schuler, Duane. Designer.
Large, Robert. Director.
Mattila, Karita. Performer.
Welch-Babidge, Jennifer. Performer.
Heppner, Ben. Performer.
Polenzani, Matthew. Performer.
Struckmann, Falk. Performer.
Pape, René. Performer.
Lloyd, Robert, 1940- Performer.
Levine, James, 1943- Conductor.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Fidelio (1814)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Standard No. 044007305294
Music No. B0001417-09 Deutsche Grammophon

 
    
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