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Maazel: 1984 / Keenlyside, Gustafson, Royal Opera House

Maazel / Keenlyside / Gistafson / Margison / Roh
Release Date: 02/17/2009 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001256509  
Composer:  Lorin Maazel
Performer:  Simon KeenlysideNancy Gustafson
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Lorin Maazel’s gripping opera based on George Orwell’s literary masterpiece is now available on DVD, in a deluxe two-disc set from Decca. Robert Lepage’s acclaimed production, filmed in high-definition by Brian Large at the Royal Opera House, showcases the brilliant performances of a superb cast: Simon Keenlyside in his Olivier award-winning role as Winston Smith, Nancy Gustafson as Julia, Richard Margison as O’Brien, Diana Damrau as the Gym Instructress and Lawrence Brownlee as Syme.

The DVD includes subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian, and an exclusive 30-minute bonus feature with Maestro Maazel introducing the work.

Format: NTSC, 16:9 Widescreen, LPCM Stereo / DTS 5.1 Surround
Read more Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Region: 0 (all region)
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Works on This Recording

1984 by Lorin Maazel
Performer:  Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Nancy Gustafson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 2005 

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