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Title Werther [(DVD) videorecording] : lyric drama in four acts / by Jules Massenet ; libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet, Georges Hartmann, after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ; ARTE France, Idéale Audience, Opéra national du Paris present.

Publication Info. London : Decca, [2010]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  782.1 WER    AVAILABLE
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Description 2 videodiscs (162 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; soundtracks in DTS 5.0, LPCM stereo; aspect ratio 16:9 ; Region 0 ; NTSC.
Language Sung in French with English, French, German or Spanish subtitles.
Performer Jonas Kaufmann (Werther) ; Sophie Koch (Charlotte) ; Ludovic Tézier (Albert) ; Anne-Catherine Gillet (Sophie) ; supporting soloists ; Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris ; Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine-Choeur d'enfants de l'Opéra national de Paris ; Michel Plasson, conductor.
Credits Stage director, Benoît Jacquot ; set design and lighting, Charles Edwards, André Diot; costume design, Christian Gasc; directed for video by Benoît Jacquot and Louise Narboni.
Event Recorded in performance Jan. 2010, Opéra Bastille.
Note Program notes and synopsis in English (18 pages : ill.) in container.
Summary The debut performance from Jonas Kaufmann as Goethe's love-lorn hero in Massenet's romantic opera. Kaufmann is supported by a cast including Sophie Koch and Ludovic Tézier.
Subject Operas -- Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre Filmed operas.
Feature films.
Added Author Blau, Edouard, 1836-1906, librettist.
Milliet, Paul, 1848-1924, librettist.
Hartmann, Georges, 1843-1900, librettist.
Kaufmann, Jonas, performer.
Koch, Sophie, performer.
Tézier, Ludovic, 1968- performer.
Gillet, Anne-Catherine, performer.
Plasson, Michel, conductor.
Jacquot, Benoît, 1947-
Edwards, Charles.
Diot, André.
Gasc, Christian.
Narboni, Louise.
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Werther.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832. Werther.
Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine, performer.
Opéra national de Paris, performer.
ARTE France.
Idéale Audience International.
Decca Music Group.
Standard No. 044007434062
Music No. B0014794-09 Decca
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