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Gershwin: Porgy & Bess / Zambello, Owens, Mitchell, Lynch [blu-ray]

Gershwin / Demain / Zambello / Owens / Mitchell
Release Date: 03/25/2014 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2059634  
Composer:  George Gershwin
Performer:  Eric OwensLaquita MitchellKaren SlackChauncey Packer,   ... 
Conductor:  John DeMain
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera OrchestraSan Francisco Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Blu-ray Video:  $39.99
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George Gershwin miraculously melded classical idioms, jazz, blues and spirituals in this quintessentially American masterpiece about a crippled beggar, the headstrong woman he loves, and the community that sustains them both. Eric Owens (Porgy) and Laquita Mitchell (Bess) lead an amazing cast, pulling the audience into the intricate world of Catfish Row. Recorded live in 2009 at the War Memorial Opera House, conductor John DeMain, whose 1976 recording of Porgy and Bess won a Grammy, leads the triumphant
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REGION CODE NTSC: 0
PICTURE FORMAT: NTSC 16:9
SOUND FORMATS: PCM-STEREO DD 5.1 DTS 5.1
SUBTITLES: English, German, French, Japanese, Korean
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Works on This Recording

1. Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin
Performer:  Eric Owens (Baritone), Laquita Mitchell (Soprano), Karen Slack (Soprano),
Chauncey Packer (Tenor), Lester Lynch (Baritone)
Conductor:  John DeMain
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Opera Orchestra,  San Francisco Opera Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 

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