Stravinsky - The Rake’s Progress
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Cat No: 102314
Format: DVD - NTSC
Number of Discs: 1
Release Date: 6th January 2014
Richard Van Allan
London Philharmonic Orchestra
First performed in 1951 at the theatre La Fenice in Venice, the opera The Rake’s Progress was given its first British performance by the Glyndebourne Opera Festival. This recording is the famous and striking 1975 John Cox production which has been described as a "brilliant stroke" (The Daily Telegraph) and as "a virtuoso piece of production and design".
The designer on the production was the British painter David Hockney, one of today’s leading artists. His highly individual sets, based on the Hogarth’s series of prints, reflect perfectly the 'spikiness' of the music, combined with the underlying tenderness of the theme of true love.
The Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink, one of the most influential of his time, has the musical direction over a top-class ensemble of soloists – headed by Leo Goeke in the title role, who sang frequently in Glyndebourne, and Felicity Lott, one of the most important English opera singers, who became 'Dame of the British Empire' in 1996.
- Anne: Felicity Lott
- Tom Rakewell: Leo Goeke
- Trulove, Anne’s father: Richard Van Allan
- Nick Shadow: Samuel Ramey
- Baba the Turk: Rosalind Elias
Stage Director: John Cox
Stage Designer: David Hockney
Live recording from the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, 1975
Sound Formats: PCM Stereo
Picture Format: 4:3
DVD Format: DVD 9 / NTSC
Subtitle Languages: GB (Original Language), DE, FR, ES
Running Time: 146 mins
Region Code: 0
Worldwide available excluding USA
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