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Meyerbeer: Robert le diable Blu-ray Disc (The Royal Opera)

Meyerbeer: Robert le diable Blu-ray Disc (The Royal Opera)

Laurent Pelly's production filmed at the Royal Opera House in 2012.
£29.99

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A grand opera that dominated the stages of Europe for most of the 19th century, Robert le diable is a masterpiece. Director Laurent Pelly breathes new life into Giacomo Meyerbeer’s great spectacle and audaciously entertaining moral fable, in this colourful new staging for The Royal Opera. The wonderful score includes brilliant arias, dramatic ensembles, rousing choruses and a ballet of ghostly nuns, and with the wavering hero of the title sung by Bryan Hymel, acclaimed for his role as Énée in Les Troyens for The Royal Opera and the Metropolitan Opera, this is an unmissable experience.

 

Find out more about the production

 

Composer: Giacomo Meyerbeer

Robert: Bryan Hymel

Isabelle: Patrizia Ciofi

Bertram: John Relyea

Alice: Marina Poplavskaya

Alberti: Nicolas Courjal

Master of Ceremonies: David Butt Philip

Second Chevalier/Herald: Pablo Bemsch

Prince of Granada: Ashley Riches

Fourth chevalier/Priest: Jihoon Kim

Raimbaut: Jean-Francois Borras

Lady-in-waiting to Isabelle: Dušica Bijelic

 

Royal Opera Chorus

The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor: Daniel Oren 

Director: Laurent Pelly

Set designs: Chantal Thomas

Costume designs: Laurent Pelly

Lighting design: Duane Schuler

Choreography: Lionel Hoche

 

Plus: ‘The legacy of Robert le diable / Cast gallery.

 

Picture: 16:9
Sound: LPCM Stereo / DTS 5.1 
Region code: All Regions

Running Time: 211+11 mins
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/JP/KO

 

 

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Blu-ray > Opera

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