Lotfi Mansouri’s spectacular last production as General Director of San Francisco Opera with Yvonne Kenny making her debut in the title role, new dialogue specially commissioned from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Wendy Wasserstein, and an original ballet to set the scene ‘Chez Maxim’s’, bringing fresh insight into Lehár’s classic operetta.
‘…this is about as lavish a production of Franz Lehár’s adorable operetta as you are ever likely to see…soprano Yvonne Kenny is perfectly cast in the title role.’ Classic FM Magazine
Illustrated synopsis & cast gallery.
Impressions: Lotfi Mansouri, Yvonne Kenny, Bo Skovhus, Angelika Kirchschlager and Gregory Turay discuss The Merry Widow.
Running time 189 mins
Region code All regions
Video codec: AVC/MPEG-4
Disc size: BD50
Picture format 1080i High Definition / 16:9
Sound format 2.0 & 4.0 DTS-HD Master Audio
Menu language EN
“Gregory Turay is a fluent, quite serious Camille, Bo Skovhus a superb Danilo and Angelika Kirchschlager an absolute dream of a Valencienne.” Gramophone Magazine, July 2010