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Title El Niño [videorecording] / [music] by John Adams ; libretto by John Adams and Peter Sellars ; directed for the stage by Peter Sellars.

Publication Info. [Germany] : Arthaus, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B ADAM NIN N96DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
1 videodisc (147 min.): DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
performed music prm rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical PCM stereo DTS 5.1 rda
wide screen 16:9 rda
DVD video NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 0 rda
Note Nativity oratorio in 2 parts.
A RM Associates/ LGM/ Théâtre Musical de Paris-Châtelet/ France 3/ BBC/ Mezzo co-production with the assistance of Centre National de la Cinematographie in association with Kinowelt Home Entertainment/Online Classics PLC.
Special feature: The making of El Niño, including interviews with Peter Sellars, Kent Nagano, Dawn Upshaw & John Adams (28 min.).
Program notes in English, French and German (17 p.) inserted in container.
Credits Directors, Peter Sellars (stage), Peter Maniura (video) ; producer, Colin Wilson.
Performer Dawn Upshaw, soprano ; Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano ; Willard White, baritone ; Theatre of Voices ; London Voices ; Maîtrise de Paris children's choir ; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin ; Kent Nagano, conductor.
Event Filmed at the Théâtre Musical de Paris-Châtelet in 2000.
Summary Tells the story of Jesus, Mary and Joseph through a sequence of separate numbers, shifting between narration and reflection, but always through the image of modern-day Marys.
System Details DVD9; Region 0; NTSC; widescreen (16:9); PCM stereo; Dolby digital 5.0.
Language Sung in English, Latin, and Spanish; optional subtitles in English, French, German, Japanese and Spanish. (Container fails to indicate Japanese subtitles.)
Subject Jesus Christ -- Nativity -- Drama.
Oratorios -- Film adaptations.
Operas -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Filmed performances.
Filmed operas.
Added Author Sellars, Peter, librettist, director.
Maniura, Peter, director.
Upshaw, Dawn, performer.
Hunt Lieberson, Lorraine, 1954-2006, performer.
White, Willard, performer.
Nagano, Kent, 1951- conductor.
Adams, John, 1947- Niño.
Theatre of Voices, performer.
London Voices, performer.
Maîtrise de Paris, performer.
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. Performer.
Reiner Moritz Associates.
Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Standard No. 807280166996
Music No. 101669 Arthaus

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