Nicolas Maw: Sophie's Choice / Rattle, Gietz, Duesing, Kirchschlager

Release Date: 3/30/2010
Label: Opus Arte
Catalog Number: OA 1024D
Composer: Nicholas Maw
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Number of Discs: 2

Physical Format:

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Nicholas Maw


NarratorDale Duesing
StingoGordon Gietz
SophieAngelika Kirchschlager
NathanRod Gilfry
LibrarianAdrian Clarke
Yetta ZimmermanFrances McCafferty
Zbigniew BieganskiStafford Dean
WandaStephanie Friede
EvaAbigail Browne
JanBilly Clerkin
Old woman on trainGillian Knight
Young man on trainNeil Gillespie
Rudolph Franz HössJorma Silvasti
DoctorAlan Opie
BartenderDarren Jeffery
Larry LandauQuentin Hayes

Royal Opera House Chorus
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Simon Rattle
, conductor

Trevor Nunn, stage director

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 21 December 2002.


- Illustrated synopsis
- Cast gallery
- Interview with Simon Rattle


Picture format: NTSC 16:9 anamorphic
Sound format: PCM 2.0 and 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
Running time: 223 mins
No. of DVDs: 2
Works on This Recording
1. Sophie's Choice by Nicholas Maw
Performer: Dale Duesing (Baritone), Gordon Gietz (Tenor), Rodney Gilfry (Baritone), Angelika Kirchschlager (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Simon Rattle
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