Berlioz: Les Troyens (Blu-Ray) - Sir John Eliot Gardiner

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Les Troyens (Blu-Ray)
Susan Graham, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Mark Padmore, Laurent Naouri, Renata Pokupic, Gregory Kunde, Ludovic Tezier, Monteverdi Choir, Choir of the Chatelet Theatre, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
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Catalogue Number: OABD7059D

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Recorded live at the Théâtre Musical de Paris/ Châtelet, October 2003.

Susan Graham (Didon), Anna Caterina Antonacci (Cassandre), Renata Pokupic (Anna), Gregory Kunde (Énée), Ludovic Tézier (Chorèbe), Nicolas Testé (Panthée), Laurent Naouri (Narbal), Mark Padmore (Iopas), René Schirrer (Priam/Mercure), Topi Lehtipuu (Hylas)

Monteverdi Choir, Choeur du Théâtre du Châtelet & Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) & Yannis Kokkos (stage director)

Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts the Monteverdi Choir, Choeur du Théâtre du Châtelet and Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique in a landmark recording of Berlioz's towering opera. A tragic tale of love and fate, war and peace and the intertwined destinies of two cities, the opera is based on Virgil's imperial vision of the founding myth of Rome. The American tenor Gregory Kunde as Aeneas and the Italian soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci lead an international cast in this stunning production.

Bonus features:

Cast gallery.

Illustrated synopsis.

Documentary: The Trojans, a masterpiece revived – includes interviews with Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Yannis Kokkos, Susan Graham, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Gregory Kunde and others.

"...a performance that is now the best available on DVD. unforgettably dramatic experience... a superb authentic instrument performance... The magnificent high-definition recording does it ample sonic and visual justice." Gramophone

Running time 5 hours

Region code All regions

Video codec: AVC/MPEG-4

Disc size: 2 x BD50

Picture format 1080i High Definition / 16:9

Sound format 2.0 PCM & 5.0 DTS-Master Audio

Menu language EN

Subtitles EN/FR/DE/ES/IT

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