Item Details

Les Troyens [videorecording]

the Metropolitan Opera ; Hector Berlioz ; libretto by the composer, after Virgil ; producer, Clemente D'Alessio ; directed by Brian Large
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
The first uncut performance of Berlioz's opera at the Met, this production tells the story of the capture of Troy by the Greeks, and of the love of Dido and Aeneas.
Director
Brian Large
Performers
Tatiana Troyanos (Dido, Queen of Carthage), Jessye Norman (Cassandra), Placido Domingo (Aeneas), Allan Monk (Coroebus), Paul Plishka (Narbal) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet ; James Levine, conductor.
Release Date
1984
Run Time
250 min.
Language
In French with German, English, Spanish and Chinese subtitles
Notes
  • Opera in 3 acts.
  • Program notes in English, German and French.
  • Bonus feature: Picture gallery ("Les Troyens" at the Met).
Uniform Title
Troyens
Credits
Staged by Fabrizio Melano ; sets, costumes and visual effects, Peter Wexler ; lighting design, Gil Wechsler ; choreography, Gray Veredon ; chorus master, David Stivender.
Published
[Germany] : Deutsch Grammophon, [2007], c1984.
Recording Info
Recorded on October 8, 1983 at the Metropolitan Opera.
Publisher no.
00440 073 4310 Deutsch Grammophon
Description
2 videodiscs (250 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; NTSC, all regions, PCM stereo., DTS 5.1, Dolby digital 5.1.
Technical Details
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