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Title Peter Grimes [videorecording] / music by Benjamin Britten ; libretto by Montagu Slater ; a Zurich Opera House and Felix Breisach Medienwerkstatt production in association with Clasart Films.

Imprint [Netherlands?] : EMI Classics, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B BRIT PG W71DVD    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet (6 p. ; 18 cm.)
Credits Stage director, David Pountney ; chorus master, Ernst Raffelsberger ; choreography, Stefano Giannetti ; production manager, Christoph Hink ; editor, Tanja Lesowsky.
Performer Christopher Ventris, Emily Magee, Alfred Muff, Liliana Nikiteanu, Sandra Trattnigg, Liuba Chuchrova, Rudolf Schasching, Cornelia Kallisch, Richard Angas, vocalists ; Chor des Opernhauses Zurich ; Orchester der Oper Zurich ; conductor, Franz Welser-Most.
Event Recorded live Dec. 13, 21 & 23, 2005 at the Opernhaus Zurich.
Summary Opera of Benjamin Britten's "Peter Grimes," recorded at the Opernhaus Zurich. Set in a small village in England, the story relates fisherman Peter Grimes' inability to become a part of the community. Because his apprentice has been drowned at sea, he has incurred the wrath and distrust of the townspeople.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; LPCM stereo., Dolby 5.1 Digital surround, DTS 5.1 surround.
Language Subtitles in German, English, French, Spanish or Italian.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas
Added Author Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976
Slater, Montagu, 1902-1956.
Ventris, Christopher.
Magee, Emily.
Muff, Alfred.
Welser-Möst, Franz.
Pountney, David.
Raffelsberger, Ernst.
Nikiteanu, Liliana
Clasart Films.
Felix Breisach Medienwerkstatt
Opernhaus Zürich. Chor
Orchester der Oper Zürich
Other Title Britten Peter Grimes
Standard No. 5099950097197
Music No. 50999 5 00971 9 7 EMI
5 00971 9 EMI
DVB 5 00971 9 EMI

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