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Turnage: Greek / Richard Bernas/The Almeida Ensemble / Hayes, Kimm, Stuart, Charnock [DVD]

Album Summary

>Turnage, Mark-Anthony : Greek
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Turnage’s operatic retelling of Oedipus the King, moved to present-day London, is based on Steven Berkoff’s adaptation of Sophocles' classic tragedy. It won prizes for best opera and best libretto and is a typical example of Turnage’s determinedly urban type of music: accessible, colourful, retaining an underlying lyricism with a powerful dramatic impact and emotional power.

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Run Time: 81 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: England



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Works Details

>Turnage, Mark-Anthony : Greek
  • Performers: Quentin Hayes (Baritone); Richard Stuart (Baritone); Fiona Kimm (Mezzo Soprano); Helen Charnock
  • Conductor: Richard Bernas
  • Ensemble: Almeida Ensemble
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1988