Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges

Opus Arte: OA0957D

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Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges

Awards:

BBC Music Magazine

DVD Choice - October 2006

Label:

Opus Arte

Catalogue No:

OA0957D

Discs:

2

Release date:

31st July 2006

Barcode:

0809478009573

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

PAL

Region:

all
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Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges

Stage Director - Laurent Pelly


Alain Vernhes, Martial Defontaine, François Le Roux, Serghei Khomov, Sandrine Piau, Anna Shafajinskaja & Sir Willard White

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir of De Nederlandse Opera, Stéphane Denève

PICTURE FORMAT: 16:9
LENGTH: 145 Mins
SOUND: DTS SURROUND / LPCM STEREO
SUBTITLES: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT/NL

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BBC Music Magazine

October 2006

****

“Director-designer Laurent Pelly's quirkily stylish costumes and Chantal Thomas's mobile giant playing-cards rule this lavish Amsterdam production of Prokofiev's fairy-tale satire. The spectacle of the first two princesses drooping on the point of death from their citric prisons is briefly horrifying; the love duet between the third, sung with affecting simplicity by Sandrine Piau, and her fast-maturing prince has a surprising truthfulness. A reliable ensemble of singers yields the palm, though, to the astonishingly full-blooded playing of the Rotterdam Philharmonic under Denève...”

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