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Partenope [videorecording]

music by George Frideric Händel ; the Royal Danish Theatre
Video; DVD
This entertaining classical comedy revolves around the many suitors of Queen Partenope, with an ever-more complex web of relationships descending into farce, before a dual literally reveals a man to be a woman and all discover whom they truly love.
Uffe Borgwardt
Inger Dam-Jensen (Partenope) ; Andreas Scholl (Arsace) ; Christophe Dumaux (Amindo) ; Tuva Semmingsen (Rosmira) ; Bo Kristian Jensen (Emilio) ; Palle Knudsen (Ormonte) ; Concerto Copenhagen ; Lars Ulrik Mortensen, conductor.
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187 min.
Sung in Italian, with subtitles in English, Danish, German, French, Italian, and Spanish
  • Opera in 3 acts, based on a libretto by Silvio Stampiglia.
  • Program notes and synopsis in English, German, French, and Danish (42 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) in container.
  • Special features include (17 min.): Partenope rehearsals / presented and directed by Andreas Scholl.
Related Title
Partenope rehearsals.
Stage director, Francisco Negrin ; set and costume design, Louis Désiré ; lighting, Bruno Poet ; TV director, Uffe Borgwardt.
London : Decca, c2009.
Recording Info
Recorded in performance at Royal Danish Opera, Oct. 2008.
Publisher no.
074 3348 Decca
2 videodiscs (187 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; soundtracks in DTS 5.0, LPCM stereo., Dolby stereo. (special features); aspect ratio 16:9, anamorphic widescreen.
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