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The Resource Dido and Aeneas : opera in three acts, music, Henry Purcell ; libretto, Nahum Tate ; a Royal Opera House/Opus Arte co-production ; producer, James Whitbourn ; director and choreographer, Wayne McGregor ; directed for the screen by Jonathan Haswell

Dido and Aeneas : opera in three acts, music, Henry Purcell ; libretto, Nahum Tate ; a Royal Opera House/Opus Arte co-production ; producer, James Whitbourn ; director and choreographer, Wayne McGregor ; directed for the screen by Jonathan Haswell

Label
Dido and Aeneas : opera in three acts
Title
Dido and Aeneas
Title remainder
opera in three acts
Statement of responsibility
music, Henry Purcell ; libretto, Nahum Tate ; a Royal Opera House/Opus Arte co-production ; producer, James Whitbourn ; director and choreographer, Wayne McGregor ; directed for the screen by Jonathan Haswell
Contributor
Choreographer
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Producer
Singer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • ita
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The classic Dido and Aeneas combines traditional performances of the opera singers with contemporary dance. Dido, the noble queen of Carthage, has fallen in love with the Trojan Prince Aeneas. While the court celebrates the imminent union of the two monarchs, the evil sorceress with her coven of witches plots their downfall. Romance leads to heartbreak and tragedy
Member of
Cataloging source
FDA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Set designs, Hildegard Bechtler ; lighting design, Lucy Carter
Date time place
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, April 3 and 8, 2009
Language note
Sung in English, with optional English, French, German, Spanish or Italian subtitles
LC call number
M1500.P98
LC item number
D43 2009
PerformerNote
Sarah Connolly (Dido) ; Lucas Meachem (Aeneas) ; Lucy Crowe (Belinda) ; Sara Fulgoni (Sorceress) ; supporting soloists ; the Royal Opera/The Royal Ballet ; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment ; Christopher Hogwood, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1652-1715
  • 1659-1695
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tate, Nahum
  • Whitbourn, James
  • McGregor, Wayne
  • Haswell, Jonathan
  • Connolly, Sarah
  • Meachem, Lucas
  • Crowe, Lucy
  • Fulgoni, Sara
  • Hogwood, Christopher
  • Purcell, Henry
  • Royal Opera House (London, England)
  • Royal Ballet
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Opus Arte (Firm)
Runtime
72
Series statement
DVD Video
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aeneas
  • Aeneas
  • Purcell, Henry
  • Royal Opera House
  • Dido (Legendary character)
  • Operas
  • Dido (Legendary character)
  • Operas
  • Opernfilm
  • Inszenierung
  • Tanz
  • Ballett
  • Aufführung
  • Großbritannien
  • Énée (Personnage légendaire)
  • Didon (Personnage légendaire)
  • Opéras
  • Opéras filmés
  • Danse filmée
  • Films autres que de fiction
Technique
live action
Label
Dido and Aeneas : opera in three acts, music, Henry Purcell ; libretto, Nahum Tate ; a Royal Opera House/Opus Arte co-production ; producer, James Whitbourn ; director and choreographer, Wayne McGregor ; directed for the screen by Jonathan Haswell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First performance by the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet, March 31, 2009
  • Program notes and synopsis by Rebecca Herissone in English, French, and German (25 pages : color illustrations) inserted in container
  • Special features: illustrated Synopsis; Cast Gallery; interview with Wayne McGregor
Accompanying material
1 booklet (25 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 72 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 809478010180
  • 0809478010180
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OA 1018 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)477404317
  • (OCoLC)ocn477404317
System details
DVD; all regions; LPCM stereo., DTS surround; aspect ratio 16:9, anamorphic
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dido and Aeneas : opera in three acts, music, Henry Purcell ; libretto, Nahum Tate ; a Royal Opera House/Opus Arte co-production ; producer, James Whitbourn ; director and choreographer, Wayne McGregor ; directed for the screen by Jonathan Haswell
Publication
Note
  • First performance by the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet, March 31, 2009
  • Program notes and synopsis by Rebecca Herissone in English, French, and German (25 pages : color illustrations) inserted in container
  • Special features: illustrated Synopsis; Cast Gallery; interview with Wayne McGregor
Accompanying material
1 booklet (25 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 72 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 809478010180
  • 0809478010180
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
OA 1018 D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)477404317
  • (OCoLC)ocn477404317
System details
DVD; all regions; LPCM stereo., DTS surround; aspect ratio 16:9, anamorphic
Video recording format
DVD

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