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Title Cyrano de Bergerac [videorecording] : opera in four acts / Franco Alfano ; libretto by Henri Cain, based on the homonymous novel by Edmond Rostand ; a production of Unitel and Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofía", Valencia.

Imprint [Hong Kong] : Naxos, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B ALFA CB F70DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (141 min., 4 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (23 p. : ports. ; 19 cm.)
Note "Unitel Classica"--Container.
Program notes by David Patmore, synopsis, and biographical notes on the performers, in English with French and Spanish translations (23 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Credits Stage director and designer, Michal Znaniecki; costume design, Isabelle Comte; lighting director, Bogusłw Palewicz; video director, Tiziano Mancini.
Performer Plácido Domingo (Cyrano) ; Sondra Radvanovsky (Roxane) ; Arturo Chacón Cruz (Christian) ; Rodney Gilfry (De Guiche) ; supporting soloists ; Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana ; Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana ; Patrick Fournillier, conductor.
Event Recorded live, Feb. 8, 11, 18, 2007, Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofía", Valencia.
Summary Large-nosed poet Cyrano is unable to face his beloved Roxanne, so he feeds his beautiful verse to her through the handsome, but poetically inept, Christian.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.
Language Sung in French; subtitles in French and English.
Subject Cyrano de Bergerac, 1619-1655 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Cain, Henri, 1859-1937. Librettist.
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer.
Radvanovsky, Sondra. Performer.
Chacón-Cruz, Arturo, 1977- Performer.
Gilfry, Rodney. Performer.
Fournillier, Patrick. Conductor.
Znaniecki, Michał, 1969- Director. Designer.
Comte, Isabelle. Costume designer.
Palewicz, Bogusłw. Lighting designer.
Mancini, Tiziano. Director.
Rostand, Edmond, 1868-1918. Cyrano de Bergerac.
Alfano, Franco, 1875-1954. Cyrano de Bergerac.
Unitel Classica (Firm) Production personnel.
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía. Production personnel.
Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana. Performer.
Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana. Performer.
Naxos (Sound recording label)
Standard No. 747313527052
Music No. 2.110270 Naxos

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