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Author Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643.

Title L'Orfeo [videorecording] : favola in musica / da Claudio Monteverdi ; [libretto by Alessandro Striggio] ; staged and directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle.

Imprint Munich : Unitel [prod.] ; Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon [dist.], c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  782.1 M765op 2006    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC; DTS, 5.1 Dolby Digital.
Note Opera in 5 acts.
Language Sung in Italian with subtitles in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese.
Performer Philippe Huttenlocher (Orfeo) ; Dietlinde Turban (Euridice) ; Trudeliese Schmidt (Musica/Speranza) ; Roland Hermann (Apollo) ; Glenys Linos (Messagiera/Proserpina) ; Werner Groschel (Plutone) ; Hans Franzen (Caronte) ; Suzanne Calabro (Ninfa) ; Monteverdi-Ensemble des Opernhauses Zurich ; Ballett und Chor des Opernhauses Zurich ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor.
Event Recorded live on Dec. 22, 1977 at the Opernhaus Zurich, Switzerland.
Note Program notes and synopsis in English, German and French (23 p.) inserted in container.
Summary Monteverdi's reworking of the most popular of all Greek myths, that of Orpheus and Euridice.
Note Bonus features: picture gallery; trailer.
Subject Operas.
Orpheus (Greek mythology) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Concert films.
Opera -- Performance.
Added Author Striggio, Alessandro. Librettist.
Ponnelle, Jean-Pierre, 1932-1988. Director.
Huttenlocher, Philippe. Performer.
Turban, Dietlinde. Performer.
Schmidt, Trudeliese. Performer.
Hermann, Roland. Performer.
Linos, Glenys. Performer.
Groschel, Werner. Performer.
Franzen, Hans. Performer.
Calabro, Suzanne. Performer.
Harnoncourt, Nikolaus. Conductor.
Monteverdi, Claudio, 1567-1643. Orfeo.
Opernhaus Zurich. Monteverdi-Ensemble. Performer.
Zurcher Ballett. Performer.
Opernhaus Zurich. Chor. Performer.
Unitel Film- und Fernsehproduktionsgesellschaft mbH.
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Standard No. 044007341636
Music No. B000824209DVD Deutsche Grammophon

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