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This is the first live recording of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess on Blu-Ray Disc! Eric Owens (Porgy) and Laquita Mitchell (Bess) lead an amazing cast. Led by internationally acclaimed conductor John DeMain, who's 1976 recording of Porgy and Bess won a Grammy and remains a benchmark interpretation of this masterpiece. Includes interviews with artists and creative team as bonus (29 mins) Recorded live in High Definition at the War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco, 2009Notes & Reviews:
Run Time: 187 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Subtitles: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean
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- Performers: Lester Lynch; Laquita Mitchell; Eric Owens; Chauncey Packer; Karen Slack
- Conductor: John DeMain
- Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Orchestra
- Period Time: Modern
- Form: Opera/Operetta
- Written: 1935
- Studio/Live: Live