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The Gershwins: Porgy & Bess - Live / San Francisco Opera; Eric Owens; Laquita Mitchell; Lester Lynch; Chauncey Packer; Karen Slack [2 DVD]

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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, 2009

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Run Time: 187 min.
Region: 0
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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>Gershwin, George : Porgy and Bess
  • Performers: Lester Lynch; Laquita Mitchell; Eric Owens; Chauncey Packer; Karen Slack
  • Conductor: John DeMain
  • Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Chorus
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1935
  • Studio/Live: Live