Explore

In Stock

Genre

Format

Artists

Actors

Specialty

Rated

Studio

Decades

Color

Explore

In Stock

Genre

Format

Artists

Actors

Specialty

Rated

Label

Decades

Explore

In Stock

Genre

Format

Artists

Actors

Specialty

Rated

Label

Decades

American Operas
DVD 
List Price: $59.98
Price: $49.78
You Save: $10.20 (17%)

American Operas - San Francisco Opera - This magnificent DVD box set includes three of the most popular American operas in the repertoire: Porgy & Bess℠, Show Boat and Moby Dick, with extensive bonus material for each production. MOBY DICK Herman Melville's epic tale of a fierce, obsessive whaling-boat captain who descends into madness and puts his crew in mortal danger "Achingly beautiful, magnificently sung and gorgeously staged... The audience responded with an eight-minute standing ovation" (Associated Press) •With Grammy Award-winning tenor Jay Hunter Morris, Stephen Costello and Morgan Smith •Bonus materials: Interviews with soloists and actors SHOW BOAT A true classic of American musical theatre, Showboat is an enduring love story set against the backdrop of racial prejudice in the Mississippi of the 1880s to 1920s. A monumental work of "choral grandeur and melodic richness" (The New York Times) •Featuring songbook classics such as "Ol' Man River" and "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" in a stylish, exuberant production •With Heidi Stober, Michael Todd Simpson, Emmy winner Bill Irwin and Patricia Racette •Bonus materials: Interviews with soloists and actors PORGY & BESS℠ George Gershwin's all- American masterpiece seamlessly fuses classical idioms, jazz, blues and spirituals in a moving tale about a crippled beggar, the headstrong woman he loves, and the community that supports them both. "Triumphant! A first-class, sold-out Porgy and Bess." (San Francisco Examiner) •The first live recording of The Gershwins'®Porgy and Bess℠ on DVD! •Extensive bonus materials - Interviews with director Francesca Zambello, with conductor John DeMain and reflectiongs by general director David Gockley •With Eric Owens, Laquita Mitchell, Lester Lynch, Chauncey Packer, Karen Slack

Title: American Operas
Genre: Opera/Operetta
Starring: San Francisco Opera
Studio: Euroarts
Attributes: 6PC
Release Date: 8/26/2016
Product Type: DVD
UPC: 880242636881
Item #: 1733367X

Street Date: 8/26/2016

You May Also Like