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Title The perfect American [videorecording] : an opera / [music by] Philip Glass ; libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer ; a co-production of EuroArts Music International, Idéale Audience, Teatro Real de Madrid, Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln, and NHK.

Publication Info. London : Opus Arte, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B GLAS PA D70DVD    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library DVD.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
performed music prm rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical stereo LPCM rda
digital optical surround DTS digital surround rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 0 rda
System Details DVD-9, all regions, widescreen (16:9 anamorphic) presentation; audio formats: LPCM 2.0, dts digital surround.
Language Sung in English; with optional English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Korean subtitles.
Note World premiere co-production of the Teatro Real, Madrid and English National Opera, London.
Program notes and synopsis in English, French and German (23 pages : portraits ; 18 cm.) inserted in container.
Extra feature: cast gallery.
Performer Christopher Purves (Walt Disney) ; David Pittsinger (Roy Disney) ; Donald Kaasch (Dantine) ; Janis Kelly (Hazel George) ; Marie McLaughlin (Lillian Disney) ; Sarah Tynan (Sharon) ; Nazan Fikret (Diane) ; Rosie Lomas (Lucy/Josh) ; Zachary James (Abraham Lincoln/A funerary worker) ; John Easterlin (Andy Warhol) ; Juan Noval-Moro (Chuck/A doctor) ; Beatriz de Gálvez (A secretary) ; Noelia Buñuel (Nurse) ; Coro y Orquesta del Teatro Real (Coro Intermezzo, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid) ; Andrés Máspero, chorus master ; the Improbable Skills Ensemble ; Dennis Russell Davies, conductor.
Credits Stage director, Phelim McDermott ; TV director, János Darvas ; sets and costumes, Dan Potra ; lighting design, Jon Clark ; choreography, Ben Wright.
Event Recorded at the Teatro Real, Madrid, January 2013.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Subject Disney, Walt, 1901-1966 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Operas.
Filmed operas.
Added Author Glass, Philip, composer.
Wurlitzer, Rudolph, librettist.
Davies, Dennis Russell, conductor.
McDermott, Phelim, stage director.
Purves, Christopher, singer.
Pittsinger, David, singer.
Kaasch, Donald, singer.
Darvas, János, television director.
Kelly, Janis, 1954- singer.
McLaughlin, Marie, 1954- singer.
Tynan, Sarah, singer.
Fikret, Nazan, singer.
Lomas, Rosie, singer.
James, Zachary, singer.
Easterlin, John, singer.
Opera adaptation of (work): Jungk, Peter Stephan, 1952- König von Amerika
Container of (work): Glass, Philip. Perfect American
Idéale Audience International, production company.
EuroArts Music International GmbH, production company.
Westdeutscher Rundfunk, production company.
Teatro Real (Madrid, Spain), production company.
Nihon Hs Kykai, production company.
Improbable Skills Ensemble, performer.
Standard No. 809478011170
Music No. OA 1117 D Opus Arte

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