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Tan Dun: Marco Polo / Dun/Netherlands CO, Workman, Castle, Richardson [Blu-Ray]

Album Summary

>Tan Dun : Marco Polo
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

This is a BLU-RAY disc and will not play on a standard DVD player. A DVD release is available as BOA 1010. In 'Marco Polo', an opera within an opera, composer Tan Dun portrays the Venetian explorer's travels to the Far East as a journey of both inner and physical discovery, a voyage depicting spiritual experiences as well as a geographical expedition. At the same time the work, on a libretto by Paul Griffiths, can be seen as a compositional adventure of the composer himself, unifying the various cultural worlds he occupies: a blend of Western avant garde and Oriental traditions. Pierre Audi's mythical staging and Jean Kalman's fabulous set design complement the composer's own musical direction, forging the dazzlingly versatile soloists, the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and Capella Amsterdam to a stunning symbiosis of elements across time and space, a true testimony to cultures intertwined in globalization.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 156 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, LPCM 5.0
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch


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Works Details

>Tan Dun : Marco Polo
  • Performers: Charles Workman (Baritone); Stephen Richardson (Bass); Nancy Lundy (Soprano); Tania Kross (Voice); Zhang Jun (Voice); Sarah Castle (Voice); Stephen Bryant (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Tan Dun
  • Ensemble: Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1996
  • Studio/Live: Live