Lehar: Merry Widow / Kenny, Skovhus, Kirchschlager [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 3/30/2010
Label: Opus Arte
Catalog Number: OA BD7055D
Composer: Franz Lehár
Conductor: Erich Kunzel
Number of Discs: 1

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Franz Léhar
THE MERRY WIDOW
(Sung in English)
(Blu-ray Disc Version)

Anna Glawari – Yvonne Kenny
Count Danilo Danilovitch – Bo Skovhus
Valencienne – Angelika Kirchschlager
Camille de Rosillon – Gregory Turay
Baron Mirko Zeta – Carlo Hartmann
Vicomte Cascada – Curtis Sullivan
Raoul de St. Brioche – Jonathan Boyd
Kromow – Bob Amaral
Olga – Marnie Breckenridge
Pritschitch – William Saetre
Praskowia – Jayne Taini
Bogdanovitch – Peter Strummer
Sylviane – Colleen McGrath
Njegus – Elijah Chester
Zozo – Janice Lynde
Maître d’hôtel – Matt Logan

San Francisco Opera Ballet
San Francisco Opera Chorus
San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, conductor

Lotfi Mansouri, stage director

Recorded live at the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco on 8 December 2001.

Bonus:
- Illustrated synopsis and cast gallery
- Impressions - Lotfi Mansouri, Yvonne Kenny, Bo Skovhus, Angelika Kirchschlager and Gregory Turay discuss The Merry Widow.

Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 and 4.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English
Subtitles: French, German, Spanish
Running time: 189 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (BD 50)
Works on This Recording
1. Die lustige Witwe by Franz Lehár
Performer: Bo Skovhus (Baritone), Angelika Kirchschlager (Mezzo Soprano), Carlo Hartmann (Baritone), Yvonne Kenny (Soprano), Jonathan Boyd (Tenor), Gregory Turay (Tenor)
Conductor: Erich Kunzel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1905 ; Vienna, Austria
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