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Author Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869, composer.

Title Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini / Altive Media, ENO Screen presents ; a co-production with De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma ; director for stage, Terry Gilliam ; music by Hector Berlioz ; and libretto by Léon de Wailly and Henri Auguste Barbier ; English translation by Charles Hart ; film production company, Serpentine Productions
Published Hove, England : Orange Smarty, 2014


Description 1 online resource (208 minutes)
Summary With its stunning visual and musical set pieces such as the Mardi Gras carnival, Berlioz's first completed opera is based on the autobiography of the infamous and celebrated 16th-century goldsmith and sculptor Benvenuto Cellini. Telling the story of thwarted love, elopement, intrigue, disguise and mistaken identity the opera features some of Berlioz's most vibrant and tender music. A stellar cast has been assembled for this new production, led by rising tenor Michael Spyres in the title role, with the stunning soprano Corinne Winters as Cellini's lover, Teresa. ENO favourite Willard White returns to the company to add Pope Clement VII to his already extensive list of roles
Notes Title from title screen (viewed May 26, 2022)
Written in 1838
Credits Co-director & movement director, Leah Hausman ; set designers, Terry Gilliam, Aaron Marsden ; costume designer , Katrina Lindsay ; lighting designer, Paule Constable ; video designer, Finn Ross ; fight director, Bret Yount ; film directed by Andy Morahan
Performer Michael Spyres (Benvenuto Cellini), Corinne Winters (Teresa), Pavlo Hunka (Balducci), Nicholas Pallesen (Fieramosca), Willard White (Pope Clement VII), Paula Murrihy (Ascanio), Nicky Spence (Francesco), David Soar (Bernardino), Morgan Pearse (Pompeo), Anton Rich (An innkeeper) ; ENO Chorus, ENO Orchestra ; Edward Gardner, conductor
Event Recorded English National Opera
Notes Sung in English
Subject Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571 -- Drama
SUBJECT Cellini, Benvenuto, 1500-1571 fast
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Drama
Filmed performances
Filmed performances.
Spectacles filmés.
Form Streaming video
Author Gilliam, Terry, stage director
Wailly, Léon de, 1804-1863, librettist.
Barbier, Auguste, 1805-1882, librettist.
Hart, Charles, 1961- translator.
Gardner, Edward, 1974- conductor.
Morahan, Andy, film director
English National Opera, performer.
Nederlandse Opera, production company.
Teatro dell'opera (Rome, Italy), production company.
ENO Screen, presenter
Altive Media, presenter
Serpent Films (Firm), production company.
Other Titles Benvenuto Cellini. English
Benvenuto Cellini