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The merry widow

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Title The merry widow [videorecording].
Publisher/Date [England] : BBC Opus Arte, [2003].
Pagination etc. 1 videodisc (188 min.) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents note From the comedy L'attaché ambassade by Henri Meilhac.
Recorded live on Dec. 8, 2001, War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, Calif.
Originally produced for television in 2002.
Bonus features: synopsis; cast gallery; and the short film Impressions, featuring cast members discussing the operetta.
Program notes by Bronwen Roberts and Camille Crittenden in English, French and German (23 pages : colour illustrations ; 18 cm.) inserted in container.
Creation Note English translation of lyrics, Christopher Hassall ; executive producer, David Horn ; costume designer, Thierry Bosquet ; set designer, Michael Yeargan ; lighting designer, Jennifer Tipton ; choreographer, Lawrence Pech ; editors, Steve Prime, Noel Rogers ; additional lyrics by Ted and Deena Puffer.
Performer note Yvonne Kenny (Anna Glawari) ; Bo Skovhus (Count Danilo Danilovitch) ; Angelika Kirchschlager (Valencienne) ; Gregory Turay (Camille de Rosillon) ; Carlo Hartmann (Baron Mirko Zeta) ; Curtis Sullivan, Jonathan Boyd, Bob Amaral, Marnie Breckenridge, William Saetre, Jayne Taini, Peter Strummer, Collen McGrath, Elijah Chester, Janice Lynde, Matt Logan, Virginia Pluth, Claudia Siefer, Jim Croom, Cynthia Drayer, Ann Greene, Debra Rose, Jodi Allen, Juliann Rhodes, Nora Heiber, supporting soloists ; San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Erich Kunzel, conductor.
Summary Note Lotfi Mansouri's last production as General Director of the San Francisco Opera; includes new dialogue by Wendy Wasserstein and an original ballet to set the scene Chez Maxim's, bringing fresh insight into Lehár's operetta--Adapted from the container.
Language note In English with optional Spanish subtitles.
Subject Operas
Added Author Léon, Victor, 1858-1940 librettist.
Stein, Leo, 1861-1921 librettist.
Wasserstein, Wendy
Halvorson, Gary television director.
Flannery, Judy producer.
Walker, John, 1956 April 21- producer.
Mansouri, Lotfi stage director.
Hassall, Christopher, 1912-1963
Kenny, Yvonne singer.
Skovhus, Bo, 1962- singer.
Kirchschlager, Angelika singer.
Turay, Gregory singer.
Hartmann, Carlo singer.
Kunzel, Erich conductor.
Meilhac, Henri, 1831-1897 Attaché d'ambassade.
Corporate Author San Francisco Opera singer.
San Francisco Opera instrumentalist.
Shelf Location DVD 782.1 LEHA
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