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Title Salome [videorecording] / by Richard Strauss ; libretto from Hedwig Lachmann's German translation of the play by Oscar Wilde ; directed for television in association with Peter Hall by Derek Bailey ; producer, Jane Pleydell-Bouverie ; a co-production between the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Covent Garden Pioneer FSP in association with Channel 4.

Imprint West Long Branch, N.J. : Kultur, [2001], c1992.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B STRAU-R SAL D49DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col., 4 3/4 in.
Note "Production in association with Los Angeles Music Center Opera"--Container.
Videodisc release of a 1992 performance orginally produced for television broadcast.
Credits Choreography, Elizabeth Keen ; camera, Mike Whitcutt ... [et al.] ; editor, Ross MacGibbon ; executive producer, Revel Guest.
Performer Maria Ewing (Salome) ; Michael Devlin (John the Baptist) ; Kenneth Riegel (Herod) ; Gillian Knight (Herodias) ; Robin Leggate (Narraboth) ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Edward Downes, conductor.
Summary An operatic setting of the biblical story of the princess Salome and the events that led to the death of John the Baptist.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Language Sung in German with English subtitles.
Subject Salome (Biblical figure) -- Drama.
John, the Baptist, Saint -- Drama.
Herod I, King of Judea, 73-4 B.C. -- Drama.
Genre/Form DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Lachmann, Hedwig. Translator.
Hall, Peter. Director. 1936-1996
Bailey, Derek. Director.
Ewing, Maria. voc
Devlin, Michael, 1942- voc
Riegel, Kenneth. voc
Knight, Gillian. voc
Leggate, Robin. voc
Downes, Edward. Conductor.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949. Salome.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Salomé.
Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra. Instrumentalist.
Royal Opera House (London, England) Producer.
Channel Four (Great Britain) Producer.
Covent Garden Pioneer. Producer.
Los Angeles Music Center Opera. Producer.
Kultur International Films. Publisher.
ISBN 0769714943
Standard No. 032031149496
Music No. D1494 Kultur

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