Berlioz - Beatrice et Benedict (Blu-ray) | Opus Arte OABD7219D

Berlioz - Beatrice et Benedict (Blu-ray)

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Label: Opus Arte

Cat No: OABD7219D

Format: Blu-ray

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 30th June 2017

Contents

Artists

Stephanie d’Oustrac
Paul Appleby
Philippe Sly
Sophie Karthauser
Lionel Lhote
Frederic Caton
Katarina Bradic
The Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Antonello Manacorda

Works

Berlioz, Hector

Beatrice et Benedict, op.27

Artists

Stephanie d’Oustrac
Paul Appleby
Philippe Sly
Sophie Karthauser
Lionel Lhote
Frederic Caton
Katarina Bradic
The Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Antonello Manacorda

About

Through the eye of French director Laurent Pelly this expression of Berlioz’s undying admiration for the Bard — his adaptation of Much Ado about Nothing as an opéra comique — becomes ‘an elegant treatise on love and music designed in shades of grey with 50s-era costumes’ (Sunday Express ★★★★). Housed by designer Barbara de Limburg in a series of oversized boxes, it’s ‘terribly chic, terribly pretty’ (The Spectator). Soaring over the ‘warmly graceful playing of the London Philharmonic’, Paul Appleby sings ‘attractively’ as Bénédict and Stéphanie d’Oustrac ‘makes a marvellously wiry and fiery Béatrice, singing with charm and acting with gusto’ (The Telegraph).

‘…delivered with sumptuous assurance…’ - The Times

‘Paul Appleby and Stéphanie d’Oustrac excel in the title roles’
- Music OMH

Cast:
- Béatrice: Stéphanie d’Oustrac
- Bénédict: Paul Appleby
- Claudio: Philippe Sly
- Hero: Sophie Karthäuser
- Somarone: Lionel Lhote
- Don Pedro: Frédéric Caton
- Ursule: Katarina Bradić

Director: Laurent Pelly

Extra features: Rediscovering a Masterwork and a cast gallery

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/JP/KO
Running time: 129 minutes
Sound format: LPCM & DTS HD Master Audio

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