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DVD video
Author Glass, Philip.

Title The perfect American : an opera / by Philip Glass ; libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer ; stage director, Phelim McDermott ; TV director, János Darvas
Published London Opus Arte, 2013


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.43092 Disney Gla/Paa  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Notes World premiere co-production of the Teatro Real, Madrid and English National Opera, London
Program notes and synopsis in English, French and German (23 p. : ports.) inserted in container
Extra feature: cast gallery
Credits Sets and costumes, Dan Potra ; lighting design, Jon Clark ; choreography, Ben Wright
Performer Christopher Purves (Walt Disney) ; David Pittsinger (Roy Disney) ; Donald Kaasch (Dantine) ; Janis Kelly (Hazel George) ; Marie McLaughlin (Lillian Disney) ; Sarah Tynan (Sharon) ; Nazan Fikret (Diane) ; Rosie Lomas (Lucy/Josh) ; Zachary James (Abraham Lincoln/A funerary worker) ; John Easterlin (Andy Warhol) ; Juan Noval-Moro (Chuck/A doctor) ; Beatriz de Gálvez (A secretary) ; Noelia Buñuel (Nurse) ; Coro y Orquesta del Teatro Real (Coro Intermezzo, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid) ; chorus master, Andrés Máspero ; the Improbable Skills Ensemble ; Dennis Russell Davies, conductor/musical director
Event Recorded at the Teatro Real, Madrid, January 2013
Notes DVD-9; audio formats: LPCM 2.0, dts digital surround; picture format: 16.9 anamorphic; NTSC; double layer disc; all regions
Sung in English; subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Korean
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Disney, Walt, 1901-1966 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Author Wurlitzer, Rudolph.
Davies, Dennis Russell.
McDermott, Phelim.
Darvas, János.
Purves, Christopher.
Pittsinger, David.
Kaasch, Donald.
Kelly, Janis, 1954-
McLaughlin, Marie, 1954-
Tynan, Sarah.
Fikret, Nazan.
Lomas, Rosie.
James, Zachary.
Easterlin, John.
Jungk, Peter Stephan, 1952- König von Amerika
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid.
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Coro.
Teatro Real (Madrid, Spain)
Improbable Skills Ensemble.