Notes & Reviews:
Apollinian appreciation of beauty leads to a sensuous response and to the Dionysiac abyss in Britten's last opera, the summation of his work. "Aschenbah is destroyed physically by the plague, spiritually by an infatuation for the boy Tadzio that is ultimately a betrayal of his lifelong devotion to an ordered beauty, free from the excesses of unbridled passion" (Peter Evans).Notes & Reviews:
Run Time: 155 min.
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby Digital 5.1,
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
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Works DetailsBritten, Benjamin : Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88
- Performers: Bruno Bartoletti; Julie Mellor; Marlin Miller; Allessandro Riga; Sabrina Vianello; Marco Voleri
- Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
- Ensemble: Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro La Fenice
- Running Time: 155 min. sec.
- Period Time: Modern
- Form: Vocal
- Written: 1975
- Studio/Live: Live