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Title Roméo et Juliette / Charles Gounod ; text by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, after William Shakespeare ; a co-production of ORF and Unitel Classica in cooperation with Salzburg Festival.

Published Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
Edition Widescreen version.
Physical description 2 videodiscs (162 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (28 pages)
Notes Opera in 5 acts.
Credits Staged by Bartlett Sher ; stage design, Michael Yeargan ; costumes, Catherine Zuber ; directed by Brian Large.
Notes Booklet with program notes in English (28 p.) inserted in container.
Bonus features : behind the scenes, Romeo and Juliet documentary, introductions by Villazón.
Performers Nino Machaidze (Juliette) ; Rolando Villazón (Roméo) ; Mikhail Petrenko (Frère Laurent) ; Russell Braun (Mercutio) ; Cora Burggraaf (Stéphano) ; Falk Struckmann (Comte Capulet) ; Juan Francisco Gatell (Tybalt) ; Susanne Resmark (Gertrude) ; Christian van Horn (Duc de Vérone) ; Mathias Hausmann (Comte Pâris) ; Jean-Luc Ballestra (Grégorio) ; Robert Murray (Benvolio) ; Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor ; Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg ; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor.
Notes Recorded in performance, Felsenreitschule, Salzburg Festival 2008.
Summary An opera in five acts by Charles Gounod is loosely taken from Shakespeare's play of two lovers unable to live without each other, and their feuding families.
System notes DVD ; soundtracks in DTS 5.0, PCM stereo ; aspect ratio 16:9.
Language notes Sung in French ; with optional subtitles in French, English, German, Spanish or Chinese.
Other author Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Roméo et Juliette.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet.
Barbier, Jules, 1825-1901, librettist.
Carré, Michel, 1819-1872.
Machaidze, Nino, 1983- performer.
Villazón, Rolando, performer.
Petrenko, Mikhail, 1976- performer.
Braun, Russell, 1968- performer.
Burggraaf, Cora, performer.
Struckmann, Falk, performer.
Gatell, Juan Francisco, 1978- performer.
Resmark, Susanne, performer.
Van Horn, Christian, performer.
Hausmann, Mathias, performer.
Ballestra, Jean-Luc, performer.
Murray, Robert, 1976- performer.
Nézet-Séguin, Yannick, 1975- conductor.
Sher, Bartlett, director.
Yeargan, Michael, set designer.
Zuber, Catherine, costume designer.
Large, Brian.
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, performer.
Mozarteum-Orchester, performer.
Österreichischer Rundfunk.
Unitel Classica (Firm)
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm)
Salzburger Festspiele.
Subject Operas.
Standard Number 044007345184
Publisher Number B0012492-09 Deutsche Grammophon
00440 073 4518 Deutsche Grammophon (set)
00440 073 4519 Deutsche Grammophon (disc 1)
00440 073 4520 Deutsche Grammophon (disc 2)