3 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2009-04-28Works: Olivier Messiaen: Saint François d'Assise
Performers: Arapian, Armand; Baljet, Jan Willem; Delamboye, Hubert; Gilfry, Rodney; Kaasch, Donald; Morsch, Andre; Neven, Henk; Randle, Thomas; Tilling, Camilla
Conductors: Metzmacher, Ingo
Ensemble: Hague Philharmonic Orchestra; Netherlands Opera Chorus
"This work never will be a repertory staple; it's an event. Messiaen fans will know that this DVD is more a necessity than a luxury;...continue...
Run Time: 275 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spani...continue...
4 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 1999-08-10Works: Olivier Messiaen: Saint François d'Assise, opera in 3 acts, I/52
Performers: Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Banlaky, Akos; d'Ase, Dirk; Krause, Tom; Malmberg, Urban; Renard, Guy; Upshaw, Dawn [Soprano Vocal]; Van Dam, Jose [Bass Baritone Vocals]; Vocal], Chris Merritt [Tenor
Conductors: Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: Arnold Schoenberg Choir
"...[St. Francois's] 1998 revival at Salzburg was captured by DG in this thrilling live recording which ranks among the label's most valuable projects. Jose van...continue...