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Britten: Gloriana Blu-ray Disc (The Royal Opera)

Britten: Gloriana Blu-ray Disc (The Royal Opera)

Set as a 1950's parish hall performance of the Elizabethan drama, Richard Jones’ production features Susan Bullock, Toby Spence, Mark Stone and Kate Royal.
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Central to the Royal Opera's centenary celebrations marking the birth of Benjamin Britten was Richard Jones's witty and insightful new production of the royal operatic pageant that Britten wrote to honour the Coronation, exploring the late life, love and death of Queen Elizabeth I. With powerfully characterised performances by Susan Bullock as Queen Elizabeth and Toby Spence as the dashing and treacherous Earl of Essex, Gloriana is revealed as at once a celebration and a tragedy.

 

Find out more about the production

 

Queen Elizabeth I: Susan Bullock

Earl of Essex: Toby Spence

Countess of Essex: Patricia Bardon

Lord Mountjoy: Mark Stone

Lady Rich: Kate Royal

Sir Robert Cecil: Jeremy Carpenter

Sir Walter Raleigh: Clive Bayley

Ballad Singer: Brindley Sherratt 

 

Royal Opera Chorus

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor: Paul Daniel

Director: Richard Jones

Director: Richard Jones

Designs: Ultz

Lighting design: Mimi Jordan Sherin

Choreography: Lucy Burge

 

Plus: An Introduction to Benjamin Britten's Gloriana / Britten's Aldeburgh / Cast Gallery

 

Picture: 16:9

Running Time: 163+13 mins

Recorded: 2013

Sound: 2.0 LPCM Stereo/ DTS 5.1

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/JA/KO

Region code: All Regions

 

 

PRODUCTION IMAGES © ROH / CLIVE BARDA

Categories:

Blu-ray
ROH Recordings > Opera
Blu-ray > Opera

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