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Dove: The Adventures of Pinocchio DVD (Opera North)

Dove: The Adventures of Pinocchio DVD (Opera North)

World Premiere recording of Opera North's production featuring Victoria Simmonds, Jonathan Summers, Mary Plazas and Rebecca Bottome.
£29.99

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Opera North’s enchanting staging of The Adventures of Pinocchio, Jonathan Dove’s 21st opera, is a wittily inventive feast for the eyes and ears. A full-length, through-composed grand opera with 29 characters, a sizeable chorus and a profound symphonic score, it is overflowing with visual delights, and children will love it! A sublime achievement by Martin Duncan and team, this production shines a bright new light on Collodi’s dream-like original story, full of charm, darkness and magic. The superb ensemble stars Victoria Simmonds in the title role, and the orchestra and chorus respond splendidly under David Parry’s vibrant baton. Mastered from the High Definition video recording and in true surround sound, this is a wonderful chance for children and adults to relive an exhilarating theatre experience at home.

 

Jonathan Dove

Pinocchio: Victoria Simmonds

Geppetto: Jonathan Summers

The Blue Fairy: Mary Plazas

Cricket / Parrot: Rebecca Bottone

Puppeteer / Ape-Judge / Ringmaster: Graeme Broadbent

Lampwick: Allan Clayton 

 

The Orchestra and Chorus of Opera North; David Parry

Stage Director: Martin Duncan

 

Plus: Synopsis / Cast gallery / Thoughts on The Adventures of Pinocchio by the Composer, Librettist, Stage Director & Conductor.

 

Picture: 16:9

Running Time: 213 mins (2DVDs)

Recorded: 2008

Format: NTSC

Sound: 2.0 LPCM Stereo/ DTS 5.1 Surround

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/SP/IT

Region code: All Regions

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DVDs > Opera
DVDs > Opus Arte Titles

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