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Henry VIII

Synopsis
Saint-Saens’ opera based on Shakespeare’s Henry VIII. The Orchestre Lyrique Francais is conducted by Alain Guingal. Philippe Rouillon is Henry VIII.
Language
French (Standard)
Country
France
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2005
Recording date
21 Sep 1991
Duration
200 mins

Credits

Director
Pierre Jourdan
Writer
Armand Silvestre; Leonce Detroyat
Music
Camille Saint-Saens
Production Design
Yves Samson
Costume
Jean-Yves Legavre
Choreographer
Pierre Lacotte
Cast
Philippe RouillonKing Henry VIII
Michele CommandQueen Katherine
Jean-Marc LoiselThomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury
Lucille VignonAnne Boleyn
Alan GabrielDon Gomez de Feria
Alexandre LaiterEarl of Surrey
Gerard SerkoyanCardinal Campeius
Philippe BoheeDuke of Norfolk

Additional Details

Theatre
Theatre Imperial de Compiegne
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Henry VIII
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Sung in French with English sub-titles.

Production Company

Name

Magic Company

Archive

Name

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound

Email
rha@nypl.org
Web
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Phone
(212) 870 1663
Address
New York Public Library of Recorded Sound
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
NY 100123

Distributor

Name

Kultur

Email
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Phone
+1 732 229 2343
Fax
+1 732 229 0066
Address
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West Long Branch
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USA
Notes
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Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

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