Royal Opera House brandmark

Strauss: Salome DVD (The Royal Opera) 1992

Strauss: Salome DVD (The Royal Opera) 1992

Peter Hall’s magnificent production of Strauss’s opera features sensational performances from Maria Ewing, Michael Devlin, Kenneth Riegel and Gillian Knight.
£15.99

- In stock


Description

Peter Hall’s 1992 production of Strauss’s opera Salome features a thrilling performance from Maria Ewing who, as the sinister and monstrous heroine of the title, ultimately leaves nothing to the imagination in her Dance of the Seven Veils.

Ewings leads a fine cast that includes Michael Devlin as a strong-voiced Jokanaan, Kenneth Riegel as a devilish Herod, Gillian Knight as the depraved Herodias and Robin Leggate as the infatuated Narraboth. The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, in excellent form, is conducted by Edward Downes.

 

Please Note: This production contains nudity and scenes of violence.


Composer: Richard Strauss

Salome: Maria Ewing

Jokanaan: Michael Devlin

Herod: Kenneth Riegel

Herodias: Gillian Knight

Narraboth: Robin Leggate

 

The Royal Opera Chorus

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor: Edward Downes


Picture: 4:3

Sound: PCM 2.0

Format: NTSC

Region code: 0

Running time: 104 mins

Subtitles: EN (sung in German)

Categories:

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

Write a review

  • Your email will not be published
  • *Rating

Share

Email to a friend

Related products

Strauss: Salome DVD (The Royal Opera) 2008

Strauss: Salome DVD (The Royal Opera) 2008

£29.99
David McVicar’s powerful production of Strauss's opera is set in a disturbing and debauched world.
Verdi: Aida DVD (The Royal Opera)

Verdi: Aida DVD (The Royal Opera)

£15.99
Cheryl Studer leads an excellent cast in Elijah Moshinsky's production conducted by Edward Downes.
Verdi: La Traviata DVD (The Royal Opera) 2009

Verdi: La Traviata DVD (The Royal Opera) 2009

£19.99
Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts La traviata for the first time at Covent Garden, with Renée Fleming and Joseph Calleja in the lead roles.