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Iphigénie en Tauride : [opera in four acts]

Title
Iphigénie en Tauride : radio broadcast, 2011-02-26 : [opera in four acts] / music by Christoph Willibald von Gluck ; libretto by Nicolas-François Guillard, after the play by Guymond de la Touche, based on Iphigenia in Tauris by Euripides.
Author
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787
Publication
New York, NY : Metropolitan Opera, [2011]

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Additional Authors
  • Guillard, Nicolas François, 1752-1814
  • Guimond de la Touche, Claude, 1723-1760.
  • Euripides.
  • Summers, Patrick
  • Graham, Susan, 1960-
  • Domingo, Plácido, 1941-
  • Groves, Paul (Tenor)
  • Hawkins, Gordon
  • Boulianne, Julie (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Xu, Lei (Soprano)
  • Hall, Cecilia
  • Won, David
  • Fleming, Renée
  • Brownlee, Lawrence
  • Juntwait, Margaret
  • Siff, Ira
  • Dessay, Natalie, 1965-
  • Zimmerman, Mary
  • Wadsworth, Stephen
  • Heath, Mary Joanne Renner, 1954-
  • Scotto, Renata, 1934-2023
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), performer.
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), donor NN-RHA
Description
2 audio discs : digital, stereo; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
  • Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinée broadcasts
  • Toll Brothers--Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] February 26, 2011
Uniform Title
  • Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
  • Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] February 26, 2011.
  • Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinée broadcasts.
Alternative Title
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Live sound recordings.
Note
  • Title and date from the discs ; credits from audition and Metropolitan Opera program.
  • House program on file in Music Division.
Performer (note)
  • Susan Graham (Iphigénie) ; Plácido Domingo (Orest) ; Paul Groves (Pylade) ; Gordon Hawkins (Thoas) ; Julie Boulianne (Diane) ; Lei Xu (First priestess) ; Cecilia Hall (Second priestess) ; David Won (A minister, a Scythian) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Patrick Summers, conductor.
Source (note)
  • Metropolitan Opera
Language (note)
  • Sung in French; commentary in English.
Contents
CD 1. Introduction (Margaret Juntwait and Ira Siff) ; Synopsis of acts 1-2 (Juntwait & Siff) ; Acts 1-2 ; Backstage pass: Natalie Dessay interviews Susan Graham and Plácido Domingo ; Iphigénie en Tauride Time Capsule -- CD 2. Juntwait talks with Mary Zimmerman about Armida ; Renée Fleming and Lawrence Brownlee sing duet from the 1st act of Armida (on tape) ; Renata Scotto: Levine 40th Anniversary tribute (with Mary Jo Heath) ; Synopsis of acts 3-4 ; Backstage pass: Natalie Dessay interviews Paul Groves and Stephen Wadsworth ; Acts 3-4 ; Closing remarks (Juntwait & Siff).
Call Number
*LDC 53219
OCLC
892972403
Author
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787, composer.
Title
Iphigénie en Tauride : radio broadcast, 2011-02-26 : [opera in four acts] / music by Christoph Willibald von Gluck ; libretto by Nicolas-François Guillard, after the play by Guymond de la Touche, based on Iphigenia in Tauris by Euripides.
Production
New York, NY : Metropolitan Opera, [2011]
Playing Time
011958 011958
Type of Content
performed music
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
audio disc
Series
Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinée broadcasts
Toll Brothers--Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] February 26, 2011
Toll Brothers-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network ; [broadcast of] February 26, 2011.
Metropolitan Opera Saturday matinée broadcasts.
Performer
Margaret Juntwait, host ; Natalie Dessay, interviewer ; Susan Graham, Plácido Domingo, Paul Groves, Stephen Wadsworth, interviewees ; Ira Siff, Mary Zimmerman, Mary Jo Heath, Renata Scotto, commentators ; Renée Fleming, Lawrence Brownlee, performers.
Cast
Susan Graham (Iphigénie) ; Plácido Domingo (Orest) ; Paul Groves (Pylade) ; Gordon Hawkins (Thoas) ; Julie Boulianne (Diane) ; Lei Xu (First priestess) ; Cecilia Hall (Second priestess) ; David Won (A minister, a Scythian) ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra ; Patrick Summers, conductor.
Event
Broadcast live on Sirius XM Metropolitan Opera Radio from Metropolitan Opera House, NYC 2011 February 26.
Language
Sung in French; commentary in English.
Source
Gift; Metropolitan Opera, August 2012.
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Added Author
Guillard, Nicolas François, 1752-1814, librettist.
Libretto based on (work): Guimond de la Touche, Claude, 1723-1760. Iphigénie en Tauride (Play)
Play based on (work): Euripides. Iphigenia in Tauris.
Summers, Patrick, conductor.
Graham, Susan, 1960- performer.
Graham, Susan, 1960- interviewee.
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- performer.
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- interviewee.
Groves, Paul (Tenor), performer.
Groves, Paul (Tenor), interviewee.
Hawkins, Gordon, performer.
Boulianne, Julie (Mezzo-soprano), performer.
Xu, Lei (Soprano), performer.
Hall, Cecilia, performer.
Won, David, performer.
Fleming, Renée, performer.
Brownlee, Lawrence, performer.
Juntwait, Margaret, host.
Siff, Ira, commentator.
Dessay, Natalie, 1965- interviewer.
Zimmerman, Mary, commentator.
Wadsworth, Stephen, interviewee.
Heath, Mary Joanne Renner, 1954- commentator.
Scotto, Renata, 1934-2023, commentator.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), performer.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), donor NN-RHA
Added Title
Metropolitan Opera Broadcast (Radio program)
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast collection.
Research Call Number
*LDC 53219
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