Item Details

Orfeo Ed Euridice [videorecording]

music by Christoph Willibald Gluck, in the edition by Ludwich Finscher ; libretto by Pierre-Louis Moline after Raniero de Galzabigi
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
In this updated version of the Greek myth, Orfeo, dressed in a leather jacket, trainers and jeans, sees his Eurdice die in a street accident. Succumbing to depression, he languishes in Hades, a psychiatric hospital, before taking his electric guitar to charm the beasts in an innercity concrete jungle.
Director
Paul Findlay; Hans Hulscher; Harry Kupfer
Performers
Jochen Kowalski (Orfeo) ; Jeremy Budd (Amor) ; Gillian Webster (Euridice) ; The Royal Opera Chorus ; chorus director, Robin Stapleton ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; leader, John Brown ; conductor, Hartmut Haenchen.
Release Date
1991
Run Time
84 min.
Language
Italian
Notes
  • Sung in Italian; subtitles in English.
  • "A Landseer Production for RM Arts in association with NOS and Channel 4"--Container.
Variant Title
Orpheus and Euridice
ISBN
0769700586
Credits
Stage director, Harry Kupfer ; opera director, Paul Findlay ; musical preparation, Mark Packwood, David Syrus ; producer, Derek Bailey ; costumes, Eleanor Kleiber ; lighting, Willibald Kammer ; movement, Lothar Wiebe ; directed for video by Hans Hulscher.
Published
West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2002?]
Recording Info
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in 1991.
Publisher no.
D0058 Kultur
Description
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby digital.
Technical Details
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