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Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

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Opera by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin

John DeMain conductor • Francesca Zambello stage director • Eric Owens • Laquita Mitchell • Angel Blue • Lester Lynch • Chauncey Packer • Karen Slack

  • This is the first live recording of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess on DVD!
  • George Gershwin miraculously melded classical idioms, jazz, blues and spirituals in this quintessentially Americanmasterpiece about a crippled beggar, the headstrong woman he loves, and the community that sustains them both
  • Eric Owens (Porgy) and Laquita Mitchell (Bess) lead an amazing cast pulling the audience into the intricate worldof Catfish Row
  • Led by internationally acclaimed conductor John DeMain, who's recording of Porgy and Bess in 1976 won a Grammy and remains a benchmark in the interpretation of this masterpiece
  • Including interviews with artists and creative team as bonus (29 mins)
  • Recorded live in High Definition at the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, 2009

Picture format DVD: NTSC 16:9
Sound format DVD: PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Picture format Blu-ray Disc: 1080i Full HD - 16:9
Sound format Blu-ray Disc: PCM Stereo, DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Japanese, Korean
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 158 min
German FSK: 6
Item number 2059634
Barcode 880242596345
Release date 31/03/2014
Category OPERA
Label EuroArts
Media type BLU-RAY DVD
Number of units 1
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