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Title Rise and fall of the city of Mahagonny [videorecording] / musique, Kurt Weill ; livret, Bertolt Brecht ; traduction anglaise, Michael Feingold ; une coproduction Teatro Real de Madrid, Bel Air Média, Mezzo.

Imprint [Paris] : BelAir Classiques, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD  New Shelf  B WEIL MAH H75DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Note Opera in 3 acts.
Title from container.
Program notes and synopsis in English, French, German and Spanish in container.
Credits Stage direction, Alex Ollé, Carlus Padrissa - La Fura dels Baus; scenography, Alfons Flores; costumes, Lluc Castells; lighting, Urs Schönebaum; produced by François Duplat; directed for video by Andy Sommer.
Performer Jane Henschel (Leocadia Begbick) ; Donald Kaasch (Fatty the bookkeeper) ; Willard White (Trinity Moses) ; Measha Brueggergosman (Jenny Smith) ; Michael König (Jim McIntyre) ; supporting soloists ; Orquesta y Coro del Teatro Real ; Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor.
Event Recorded in performance Sept. 2010.
Summary Welcome to Mahagonny, where sin is 'in' and love is always on sale. This Old West boomtown rises from the desert to become a razzle-dazzle mecca for lust and the pursuit of pleasure, where cash is king and poverty is punishable by death.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1, PCM stereo.
Language Sung in English with optional subtitles in English, French, German, and Spanish.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny. English.
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956. Librettist.
Feingold, Michael. Translator.
Henschel, Jane, 1950- Performer.
Kaasch, Donald. Performer.
White, Willard. Performer.
Brueggergosman, Measha. Performer.
König, Michael (Tenor) Performer.
Heras-Casado, Pablo. Conductor.
Ollé, Àlex, 1960-
Padrissa, Carlus, 1959-
Flores, Alfons.
Castells, Lluc.
Schönebaum, Urs.
Duplat, François.
Sommer, Andy.
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Coro. Performer.
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Performer.
Teatro Real (Madrid, Spain)
Fura dels Baus (Theater company)
Bel Air Media (Firm)
Mezzo (Television station : Paris, France)
Bel Air Classiques.
Standard No. 3760115300675
Music No. BAC067 Bel Air Classiques

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