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Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress / Jurowski, Persson, Lehtipu, Bayley, Gorton, Glyndebourne [blu-ray]

Stravinsky / Persson / Lehtipuu / Bayley / Rose
Release Date: 01/31/2012 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 7094  
Composer:  Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Elena ManistinaClive BayleyMiah PerssonMatthew Rose,   ... 
Conductor:  Vladimir Jurowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraGlyndebourne Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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In this celebrated Glyndebourne Festival production, David Hockney’s designs for director John Cox reinterpret the Hogarth etchings that inspired the opera’s libretto, written for Stravinsky by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman. In 2010, this revival under Glyndebourne’s Music Director, Vladimir Jurowski, captured the opera’s neo-classical spirit and its juxtaposition of whimsy, cynicism and compassion, prompting the Financial Times to call it,‘‘as enjoyable a performance of Stravinsky’s opera as any that has come
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Anne Trulove – Miah Persson
Tom Rakewell – Topi Lehtipuu
Father Trulove – Clive Bayley
Nick Shadow – Matthew Rose
Mother Goose – Susan Gorton
Baba the Turk – Elena Manistina
Sellem – Graham Clark

Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor

Recorded live at the Glyndebourne Opera House 18–19 December 2010

Bonus:
- Documentary includes an interview with David Hockney
- Introduction to the Rake’s Progress


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Works on This Recording

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Rake's Progress by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Elena Manistina (Alto), Clive Bayley (Bass), Miah Persson (Soprano),
Matthew Rose (Bass), Topi Lehtipuu (Tenor), Susan Gorton (Alto)
Conductor:  Vladimir Jurowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1951; USA 

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