Berlioz: Les Troyens / Levine, Norman, Domingo, Troyanos, Metropolitan Opera

Release Date: 8/14/2007
Catalog Number: B000916609
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: James Levine
Number of Discs: 2

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HECTOR BERLIOZ Les Troyens (Gesamtaufnahme · Complete)

Tatiana Troyanos · Jessye Norman · Plácido Domingo · Allan Monk · Paul Plishka
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet
James Levine
Staged by Fabrizio Melano
Video Director Brian Large

2 DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 4310 |G|H 2|
STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
Subtitles: French/German/English/Spanish/Chinese
A production of Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.

* Filmed at the Metropolitan Opera in 1983, Berlioz's masterpiece Les Troyens is a tragic tale of love and fate based on Virgil's Aeneid.
* Under the baton of James Levine, Jessye Norman is stunning in the part of Cassandra and Plácido Domingo makes for a strong, compelling Aeneas. This benchmark performance was hailed by both critics and audiences and performed to greatest critical acclaim.
Works on This Recording
1. Les troyens by Hector Berlioz
Performer: Tatiana Troyanos (Mezzo Soprano), Jessye Norman (Soprano), Paul Plishka (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Allan Monk (Baritone)
Conductor: James Levine
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856-1858 ; France
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