Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti

Opus Arte: OA0838D

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Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti

Label:

Opus Arte

Catalogue No:

OA0838D

Discs:

1

Barcode:

0809478000280

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

PAL & NTSC

Region:

all

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Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti


Stephanie Novacek (Dinah), Karl Daymond (Sam), Tom Randle (Gardener), Toby Stafford-Allen (Milkman), Mary Hegarty (Female)

conducted by Paul Daniel, choreography by Amir Hosseinpour, directed by Tom Cairns

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Tom Cairns' cinematic film features a young and vibrant cast in Bernstein's chamber opera, set in the fifties. This biting satire on American suburban married life stars Stephanie Novacek as Dinah and Karl Daymond as Sam, facing a serious communication breakdown -- he is obsessed with his work; she seeks escapism via the magical world of the latest movie release, Trouble in Tahiti. Inspired by jazz and American musical comedy, the score is a path-breaking fusion of lyric art with popular entertainment.

Specials: <br>

•Introduction to Trouble in Tahiti. <br>

•NOT PARTICULARLY ROMANTIC - Humphrey Burton, Bernstein’s biographer, comments on the composer’s life and the significance of Trouble in Tahiti. <br>

•A VERY TESTING PIECE - Conductor Paul Daniel on the performance and background of the opera. <br>

•28 page illustrated booklet with biographies in English, French and German plus full libretto.<br>

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PICTURE FORMAT: 16:9 <br>

LENGTH: 75 MINS <br>

SOUND: DOLBY SURROUND / LPCM STEREO <br>

SUBTITLES: FR/DE/ES (PAL) ES (NTSC) <br>

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