The Taming of the Shrew - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre On-Screen (2 DVD set)
Manufacturer: Bayview Entertainment
This ''intelligent and energetic production'' (Daily Telegraph) of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew was captured in High Definition and surround sound at the faithful reconstruction of the original Globe Theatre on the banks of the Thames (which has been called ''a theatrical heaven'' by the Sunday Express). It stars Simon Paisley Day and Samantha Spiro as the calm and complex Petruchio and the tempestuous Katherina. ''Although it's broad and bawdy, there are a few essential touches of poignancy, and the laughs come thick and fast.'' (Evening Standard) ''Bravely and wisely, director Toby Frow balances the play's startling cruelty with exuberant comic energy, rather than knowing irony'' (The Telegraph).
Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana - Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Manufacturer: Sony Classical Brand: KAUFMANN,JONAS/THIELEMANN,CHRISTIAN/STAATSKAPELLE Model: 35396670
As comparably short operas, Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci are often billed together, but seldom is the lead tenor making his double role debut as Turiddu and Canio on the same evening. At the 2015 Salzburg Easter Festival, Jonas Kaufmann did just that to rapturous praise. Universally hailed as a coup for Kaufmann, the plaudits were also showered on Philipp StÃ¶lzl for his innovative staging which includes live video projections while referencing the era of black-and-white movies.Disc 11. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Opening2. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Preludio3. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; O Lola ch'ai di latti la cammisa4. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Introduzione5. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Gli aranci olezzano sui verdi margini6. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Dite, mamma Lucia7. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Il cavallo scalpita8. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Beato voi, compar Alfio - Regina coeli, laetare9. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; PerchÃ© m'hai fatto segno di tacere? - Voi lo sapete, o mamma10. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Tu qui, Santuzza?11. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Ah! Lo vedi, che hai tu detto? - No, no, Turiddu12. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Oh! Il Signore vi manda13. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Intermezzo sinfonico14. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; A casa, a casa, amici15. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; Viva il vino spumeggiante16. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana; A voi tutti salute17. Mascagni: Cavaller...
Lang Lang in Versailles
Manufacturer: Sony Classical Brand: LANG LANG
Ever since his first visit to the magical Hall of Mirrors at Versailles Palace, superstar classical pianist Lang Lang had dreamed of performing there. His dream came to fruition in the form of a special concert there in June 2015. Lang Lang selected the same repertoire that the city of light inspired him to play on his latest album, Lang Lang in Paris - Chopin s four momentous Scherzi and Tchaikovsky s rarer, masterful cycle, The Seasons making Lang Lang Live in Versailles a companion piece to the album. The live, ninety-minute concert was captured by multiple cameras in 4K, including strikingly intimate and seamless Steady-cam footage which provides the viewer with an unprecedented experience of this once-in-a-lifetime recital. langlang.comsonymusicmasterworks.com TRACK LIST:1. Opening2. Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 203. Scherzo No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 314. Scherzo No.3 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 395. Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 546. The Seasons, Op. 37a; I. January: At the Fireside7. The Seasons, Op. 37a; II. February: Carnival8. The Seasons, Op. 37a; III. March: Song of the Lark9. The Seasons, Op. 37a; IV. April: Snowdrop10. The Seasons, Op. 37a; V. May: Starlit Nights11. The Seasons, Op. 37a; VI. June: Barcarolle12. The Seasons, Op. 37a; VII. July: Song of the Reaper13. The Seasons, Op. 37a; VIII. August: Harvest14. The Seasons, Op. 37a; IX. September: The Hunt15. The Seasons, Op. 37a; X. October: Autumn Song16. The Seasons, Op. 37a; XI. November: Troika17. The Seasons, ...
Elie Wiesel in Concert: Memories & Melodies of My
Manufacturer: Sfm Entertainment Brand: JVC Model: NA
On December 18, 2010 Elie Wiesel sang live at the 92Y. This once in a lifetime (literally) event was recorded and this DVD is the product of that recording. The reasoning behind the event was behind this performance is perhaps best described by producer John Heyman, who said: "I do not come from a religious background. Although I did have a bar mitzvah and we always fasted on Yom Kipper, we were not observant. We had left Germany to settle in London in 1933, and I remember many mornings when I left home for school with my mother crying because she had just heard of another relative lost in Hitler's slaughter of the Jews. 176 members of my family disappeared. By time I met Nizza, my soon-to-be wife, I had become totally assimilated. She brought me back to my roots and made me realize how terribly important my Judaism was. She also introduced me to Marion and Elie Wiesel. I first heard Elie sing at my wedding, at which he officiated, and subsequently at many High Holidays over the years. As we shared Seders I was invariably moved; his songs and the way he sang them brought out my feelings of Jewishness. It struck me, then, that this was an experience I wanted to record for the benefit of our children and grandchildren. I asked Phil Ramone for advice and help, and we decided to make a permanent record of the songs from Elie's childhood, so that the entire world could share the joy that I feel every time I hear Elie sing."
Arlo Guthrie: Alices Restaurant 50th Anniversary Concert DVD
Arlo Guthrie celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the events that snowballed into the Alices Restaurant Massacree, his iconic talking blues narrative that has become an established part of the Thanksgiving tradition, with an unprecedented show. Backed by his band of friends, Arlo regales the audience with the Massacree in its entirety, along with many of his best-loved classics.
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