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Anna Nicole

Synopsis
In a tragic-comic take on the extremes of celebrity culture, composer Mark Anthony Turnage, librettist Richard Thomas and director Richard Jones add Anna Nicole Smith to opera’s gallery of bad, sad girls. A pneumatic Playboy model who married an octogenarian billionaire, she achieved grotesque fame before her destitute, drug-riddled death. Eva-Maria Westbroek plays the central role. Recorded live at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden on 23 and 26 February 2011. Available on DVD and Blu-ray. Extras include: Behind the scenes feature including artist interviews.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Year of production
2011
Subjects
Media studies; Music
Keywords
drug abuse; mental health; opera

Credits

Composer
Mark-Anthony Turnage

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£29.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
120 minutes
Year
2011

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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