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Title Werther [videorecording] / de Jules Massenet ; Calicot Productions & Virgin Classics présentent.

Imprint [England] : Virgin Classics, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B MASS WER P57DVD    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Drame lyrique in 4 acts; libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann, after Goethe.
Program notes in English, German and French in container.
Credits Directed for television by Olivier Simonnet.
Performer Thomas Hampson (Werther) ; Susan Graham (Charlotte) ; Sandrine Piau (Sophie) ; Stéphane Degout (Albert) ; René Schirrer (Le Baili) ; François Piolino (Schmidt) ; Laurent Alvaro (Johann) ; Le Maîtrise de Paris ; Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse ; Michel Plasson, conductor.
Event Recorded in performance, Apr. 2004, Théâtre Musical de Paris-Châtelet.
Summary Thomas Hampson and Susan Graham are joined by the Orchestre National de Capitole and conductor Michel Plasson for a rare concert performance of the baritone version of Massenet's opera Werther.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.0 surround, DTS 5.0 surround, LPCM stereo.
Language Sung in French, optional subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Music videos
Added Author Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912.
Blau, Edouard, 1836-1906. Librettist.
Milliet, Paul, 1848-1924. Librettist.
Hartmann, Georges, 1843-1900. Librettist.
Hampson, Thomas. Performer.
Graham, Susan, 1960- Performer.
Piau, Sandrine. Performer.
Degout, Stéphane. Performer.
Schirrer, René. Performer.
Piolino, François. Performer.
Alvaro, Laurent. Performer.
Plasson, Michel. Conductor.
Simonnet, Olivier.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Werther.
Maîtrise de Paris. Performer.
Théâtre du Capitole. Orchestre. Performer.
Calicot Productions.
Virgin Classics (Firm)
Standard No. 094635925791
Music No. 00946 59257 9 1 Virgin Classics

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