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Format: Blu-Ray DVD
Sku: 215405619
UPC: 814337010218
UPC 14: 00814337010218
Category Keywords: Music (General)  Opera  Operas  Performing Arts
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Editor's Note
This 2009 opera production constitutes a unique effort, in the sense that stage direction was handled by Oscar nominee Doris Dörrie (MEN. . .), one of Germany's most popular and critically acclaimed film directors. This choice was far from arbitrary: as Dörrie's fans will recall, Japan is one of her favorite subjects, and this particular version of Georg Friderich Handel's 1727 opera Admeto transfers much of the action to the Samurai culture of feudal Japan, with aesthetically vivid sets and costumes designed by Bernd Lepel. The production stars Tim Mead as the title character, Marie Arnet as Alceste, William Berger as Ercole and Andrew Radley as Orindo. The production itself was filmed live at the Internationale Händel-Festspiele Göttingen, Deutsches Theater, from May 25-28, 2009. The Festspiel Orchester Götingen, under the baton of Nicholas McGegan, lends musical accompaniment, while Tadashi Endo-choreographed contributions The Mamu Dance Theatre accentuate the production.

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Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: C Major/naxos
Video Release Date Release Date: 5/25/2010
Video Play Time Running Time: 181 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 2009
Video UPC UPC: 00814337010218
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks:
Video Color Spec Video: (unknown/unconverted)

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Linus Fellbom - Lighting Director
Video Cast Info William Berger - Performer(s)
Video Cast Info David Bates - Performer(s)
Video Cast Info Tadashi Endo - Performer(s)
Video Cast Info Tim Mead - Performer(s)
Video Cast Info Marie Arnet - Performer(s)
Video Cast Info Andrew Radley - Performer(s)
Video Cast Info Kirsten Blaise - Performer(s)
Video Cast Info Wolf Matthias Friedrich - Performer(s)
Video Cast Info Tadashi Endo - Choreographer
Video Cast Info Agnes Meth - Director

Product Attributes

Product attributeActor:   Handel,George Fride
Product attributeMusic Format:   Blu-ray DVD
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