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Berg: Lulu DVD (The Royal Opera)

Berg: Lulu DVD (The Royal Opera)

Berg's masterful and thought-provoking opera tells the gripping story of the rise and fall of of the alluring, destructive but vulnerable Lulu.
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Alban Berg's masterful opera tells the gripping story of the rise and fall of Lulu, culminating in her death at the hands of Jack the Ripper. Christof Loy's austere, minimalist production allows the complexities of the drama to unfold through the sumptuous, taut beauty of the score. Agneta Eichenholz and Michael Volle lead an all-star cast under Antonio Pappano. Recorded in High Definition with true surround sound.

 

Composer: Alban Berg

Stage director: Christof Loy

Animal Trainer / Athlete: Peter Rose

Alwa: Klaus Florian Vogt

Dr Schön / Jack the Ripper: Michael Volle

Lulu: Agneta Eichenholz

Painter / Policeman / Negro: Will Hartmann

Professor of Medicine / Theatre Manager / Banker / Professor: Jeremy White

Schigolch: Gwynne Howell

Dresser / Schoolboy / Groom: Heather Shipp

Prince / Manservant / Marquis: Philip Langridge

Countess Geschwitz: Jennifer Larmore

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor: Antonio Pappano

A Royal Opera House production 

 

Plus: Cast gallery, interviews with Antonio Pappano and Agneta Eichenholz

Picture: 16:9

Sound: 2.0 LPCM & 5.1 DTS Digital

Format: NTSC

Region code: 0

Running time: 205 mins 

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES

Categories:

DVDs > Opera
DVDs > Royal Opera House Titles
DVDs > Opus Arte Titles

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