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Title Les Troyens : opera in five acts / by Hector Berlioz ; libretto by Hector Berlioz, after Virgil's Aeneid ; a co-production of Royal Opera House, François Roussillon et associés, Mezzo.

Publication Info. London : Opus Arte, [2013]
©2013

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Description 2 videodiscs (254 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical Dolby digital stereo DTS 5.1
DVD video NTSC
video file DVD video region 0
Language Sung in French, with optional English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Korean subtitles.
Performer Bryan Hymel (Aeneas) ; Eva-Maria Westbroek (Dido) ; Anna Caterina Antonacci (Cassandra) ; Fabio Capitanucci (Coroebus) ; Hanna Hipp (Anna) ; Ashley Holland (Panthus) ; Barbara Senator (Ascanius) ; Brindley Sherratt (Narbal) ; Ji-Min Park (Iopas) ; Ed Lyon (Hylas) ; Adrian Clarke (First soldier) ; Jeremy White (Second soldier) ; Robert Lloyd (Priam) ; Jihoon Kim (Ghost of Hector) ; Daniel Grice (Soldier, Mercury) ; Ji Hyun Kim (Helenus) ; Pamela Helen Stephen (Hecuba) ; Lukas Jakobski (Greek captain) ; Jenna Sloan (Polyxena) ; Sophia McGregor (Andromache) ; Sebastian Wright (Astyanax) ; Royal Opera Chorus ; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House ; Antonio Pappano, conductor.
Credits Stage director, David McVicar ; associate director, Leah Hausman ; set designs, Es Devlin ; costume designs, Moritz Junge ; lighting design, Wolfgang Göbbel ; choreography and movement, Andrew George ; film director, François Roussillon.
Event Recorded 2012 July 5 and 8 the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
System Details DVD; all regions; NTSC; 16:9 anamorphic; Dolby digital stereo, DTS 5.1.
Note Program notes by Hugh Macdonald, Sarah Lenton, and Julian Rushton, and synopsis by David McVicar, in English with French and German translations (79 pages : color illustrations) in container.
Extra features (30 minutes): cast gallery; introductions by Antonio Pappano; designer Es Devlin explains the model box; Royal Opera House Insight event: Les Troyens.
Summary Tells the story of the capture of Troy by the Greeks, and of the love of Dido and Aeneas.
Genre/Form Operas.
Subject Dido (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Aeneas (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Carthage (Extinct city) -- Drama.
Troy (Extinct city) -- Drama.
Trojan War -- Drama.
Trojans -- Drama.
Genre/Form Televised operas.
Added Author Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869, composer, librettist.
Hymel, Bryan, 1979- performer.
Westbroek, Eva-Maria, performer.
Antonacci, Anna Caterina, performer.
Capitanucci, Fabio Maria, performer.
Hipp, Hanna, performer.
Holland, Ashley, performer.
Senator, Barbara, performer.
Sherratt, Brindley, performer.
Park, Ji-Min, 1978- performer.
Lyon, Ed, performer.
Clarke, Adrian (Baritone), performer.
White, Jeremy, 1953- performer.
Lloyd, Robert, 1940- performer.
Kim, Jihoon (Bass), performer.
Grice, Daniel, performer.
Kim, Ji Hyun, 1983- performer.
Stephen, Pamela Helen, performer.
Jakobski, Lukas, performer.
Sloan, Jenna, performer.
McGregor, Sophia, performer.
Wright, Sebastian, performer.
Pappano, Antonio, 1959- conductor.
McVicar, David, stage director.
Hausman, Leah, director.
Devlin, Es, 1971- set designer.
Junge, Mortiz, 1975- costume designer.
Göbbel, Wolfgang, lighting designer.
George, Andrew (Choreographer), choreographer.
Roussillon, François, film director.
Libretto based on (work): Virgil. Aeneis.
Container of (work): Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869. Troyens.
Royal Opera House (London, England), production company.
François Roussillon et associés, production company.
Mezzo (Television station : Paris, France), production company.
Royal Opera House (London, England). Chorus, performer.
Royal Opera House (London, England). Orchestra, performer.
Opus Arte (Firm), film distributor.
Standard No. 809478010975
Music No. OA 1097 D Opus Arte