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Xerxes [videorecording]: From the London Coliseum : Opera in Three Acts

by George Frederic Handel ; English National Opera ; opera producer, Nicholas Hytner ; directed by television by John Michael Phillips ; a Thames Television and RM Arts production for Channel 4.
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Opera in three acts about a water nymph, who, longing for human feeling, falls in love with a human prince.
Director
John Michael Phillips; Nicholas Hytner
Performers
Ann Murray, Xerxes ; Valerie Masterson, Romilda ; Christopher Robson, Arsamenes ; Jean Rigby, Amastris ; Lesley Garret, Atalanta ; Christopher Booth-Jones, Elviro ; Rodney Macann, Ariodates ; Chorus and Orchestra of the English National Opera ; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor.
Release Date
1988
Run Time
186 min.
Language
Sung in English
Notes
  • Original libretto by Nicolo Minato ; revised by Silvio Stampiglia ; English translation by Nicholas Hytner.
  • "Edition by Charles Mackerras and Noel Davies."
Credits
Director, Nicholas Hytner ; designer, David Fielding ; senior cameraman, Peter Hodgson ; videotape editor, Mark Dobson.
Published
[S.l.] : RM Associates ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Distributed exclusively by Image Entertainment, c2000.
Publisher no.
ID5787RADVD Image Entertainment
Description
1 videodisc (186 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
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