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Hansel and Gretel

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2008
Availability: Unavailable 0 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Status
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video IN TRANSIT
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Additional Information
Subjects Operas.
Televised performances.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :EMI Classics,2008
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Live from the Met.
Hänsel und Gretel.
Contributors Wette, Adelheid, 1858-1916, librettist.
Jones, Richard, 1953 June 7- producer.
Sweete, Barbara Willis, television director.
Pountney, David, translator.
Schäfer, Christine, 1965- performer.
Plowright, Rosalind, performer.
Oropesa, Lisette, performer.
Coote, Alice, performer.
Cooke, Sasha, performer.
Langridge, Philip, 1939-2010, performer.
Held, Alan, 1959- performer.
Jurowski, Vladimir, 1972- performer.
Fleming, Renée, host.
Macfarlane, John (John F.), set designer, costume designer.
Tipton, Jennifer, lighting designer.
Dobell, Linda, choreographer.
Humperdinck, Engelbert, 1854-1921. Hänsel und Gretel.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), production company, performer.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), production company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), production company.
Participants/Performers Christine Schäfer, Rosalind Plowright, Lisette Oropesa, sopranos; Alice Coote, Sasha Cooke, mezzo-sopranos; Philip Landridge, tenor; Alan Held, baritone; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet; Vladimir Jurowski, conductor; Renée Fleming, host ; Mary Jo Heath, special guest interviewer.
Other Contributors Set and costume designer, John Macfarlane ; lighting designer, Jennifer Tipton ; choreographer, Linda Dobell.
Language English
Sung in English in a translation by David Poutney; subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish; interviews and commentary in English.
Notes A fairy-tale opera in three acts.
Program notes by Andrew Porter and synopsis (10 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Bonus: Backstage at the Met: Renée Fleming interviews Met technical director, Joe Clark; Mary Jo Heath interviews Alice Coote and Christine Schäfer; Bringing characters to life: The world of John Macfarlane.
System Details DVD-9; screen format 16:9; LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround.
Description 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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