WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Benjamin: Written On Skin / Benjamin, Hannigan, Purves, Mehta, Clayton

Benjamin / Purves / Orchestra & Chorus Of Royal
Release Date: 01/28/2014 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 1125  
Composer:  George Benjamin
Performer:  Barbara HanniganChristopher PurvesBejun MehtaVictoria Simmonds,   ... 
Conductor:  George Benjamin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 29 Mins. 

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Also available on Blu-ray

George Benjamin

Protector – Christopher Purves
Agnès – Barbara Hannigan
First Angel / Boy – Bejun Mehta
Second Angel / Marie – Victoria Simmonds
Third Angel / John – Allan Clayton

Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
George Benjamin, conductor

Katie Mitchell, stage director

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, March 2013

- Interview with George Benjamin
- Introduction to Written on Skin
- Cast gallery

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: LPCM 2.0
Read more / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, French, German, Japanese
Running time: 89 mins
No. of DVDs: 1
Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Written on Skin, opera in 3 parts by George Benjamin
Performer:  Barbara Hannigan (Soprano), Christopher Purves (Bass), Bejun Mehta (Countertenor),
Victoria Simmonds (Alto), Allan Clayton (Tenor)
Conductor:  George Benjamin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Contemporary 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook