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Rameau: Operas (11-Disc Box)

Synopsis
This collection of five operas, and a rarely performed grand motet, offers a glimpse into the magnificent output of one of the leading French composers of the Baroque era. Jean-Philippe Rameau is renowned for his use of melody, particularly in the operatic field and this 11-DVD set brings together some of the most lavish and splendid productions of his work, with some of the leading exponents of early music performance. Includes: Les Boréades, Castor Et Pollux, Il Convetendo, Les Indes Galantes, Les Paladins, Zoroastre. Subtitles available in various languages. Orchestras include Les Talens Lyriques,
Les Arts florissants, Opéra national de Paris, and the Drottningholm Theatre Orchestra.
Language
English (English subtltles)
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Year of production
2011
Subjects
Music
Keywords
opera; performances; Rameau, Jean-Philippe; Baroque

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£49.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
1140 minutes
Year
2011

Production Company

Name

Opus Arte

Email
opusarte@roh.org.uk
Web
https://www.opusarte.com/ External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Opera House
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9DD

Distributor

Name

Opus Arte

Email
Customer.services@opusarteshop.com
Web
http://www.opusarte.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 8560
Fax
020 7836 0506
Address
Customer Services
Simran Mediatech Ltd
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
Hammersmith
London
W6 7BA
Notes
Opus Arte is the Royal Opera House’s multi-platform arts production and distribution company. Established in 1999 the company grew rapidly to become one of the world’s leading providers of high-quality classical music content. As well as releasing around twenty titles on DVD, Blu-ray and CD per year, the company has produced and directed programmes that have been broadcast in over 60 countries and released in cinemas. The website allows lovers of opera, ballet, classical music and theatre to purchase traditional CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays, and also to download digital music and video straight to a computer or portable device.

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