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Berlioz: Les Troyens / Gergiev, Matos, Viviani, Ryan, Cutler, Milling [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 06/28/2011 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 706104  
Composer:  Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Lance RyanElisabete MatosEric CutlerStephen Milling,   ... 
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community OrchestraValencia Regional Government Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 4 Hours 21 Mins. 

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Hector Berlioz

Énée – Lance Ryan
Chorèbe – Gabriele Viviani
Panthée – Giorgio Giuseppini
Narbal – Stephen Milling
Iopas – Eric Cutler
Ascagne – Oksana Shilova
Cassandre – Elisabete Matos
Didon – Daniele Barcellona
Anna – Zlata Bulycheva

Valencia Regional Government Choir (Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana)
Valencian Community Orchestra (Orquestra de la Comunitat
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Valery Gergiev, conductor

La Fura dels Baus, staging
Carlus Padrissa, stage director
Ronald Olbeter, stage designer
Peter van Praet, lighting designer
Chu Uroz, costume designer

Recorded live from the Palau de les Arts “Reina Sofia”, Valencia, Spain, 2009.

- The making of Les Troyens

Picture format: 1080p High Definition
Sound format: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: French, English, German, Spanish, Chinese, Korean
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 240 mins (opera) + 21 mins (documentary)
No. of Discs: 2

"Ancient myth meets Star Wars, and the eye is constantly engaged with images ranging from space-age technology to details of soccer uniforms." The New York Times

"This is a worthy and compelling, glittering version of a sublime work." International Herald Tribune
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Works on This Recording

Les troyens by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Lance Ryan (Tenor), Elisabete Matos (Mezzo Soprano), Eric Cutler (Tenor),
Stephen Milling (Bass), Gabriele Viviani (Baritone), Daniela Barcellona (Mezzo Soprano),
Giorgio Giuseppini (Bass), Zlata Bulycheva (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra,  Valencia Regional Government Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1858; France 

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