The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2014
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) M1500.G33 P7 2014x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Call Number  (DVD) M1500.G33 P7 2014x
Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos DVD Porgy and Bess
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
Collection  Videos
Call Number  DVD Porgy and Bess
Additional Information
Subjects Operas.
Filmed operas.
Publisher Berlin :EuroArts,2014
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Porgy.
Porgy and Bess.
Porgy and Bess
Contributors Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940, librettist, lyricist.
Heyward, Dorothy, 1890-1961, lyricist.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983, lyricist.
Zamacona, Frank, stage director.
Koplos, Jessica, producer.
Shilvock, Matthew, producer.
Owens, Eric, 1970- performer.
Mitchell, Laquita, performer.
Lynch, Lester, performer.
Packer, Chauncey, performer.
Slack, Karen, performer.
DeMain, John, conductor.
Davison, Peter J., set designer.
Tazewell, Paul, costume designer.
McCullough, Mark (Lighting designer), lighting designer.
Sayers, Denni, choreographer.
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940. Porgy.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess.
San Francisco Opera, production company.
EuroArts Music International GmbH, production company, publisher.
San Francisco Opera. Orchestra, performer.
San Francisco Opera. Chorus, performer.
Participants/Performers Eric Owens (Porgy) ; Laquita Mitchell (Bess) ; Lester Lynch (Crown) ; Chauncey Packer (Sportin' Life) ; Karen Slack (Serena) ; supporting soloists ; San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; John DeMain, conductor.
Other Contributors Set designer, Peter J. Davison ; costume designer, Paul Tazewell ; lighting designer, Mark McCullough ; choreographer, Denni Sayers.
Language English
Sung in English, with optional English, French, German, Japanese, and Korean subtitles.
Notes Opera in two acts.
Program notes by David Gockley and synopsis, in English with German and French translations (24 unnumbered pages : color portraits) inserted in container.
Bonus materials: interviews with artists and creative team (29 min.).
System Details DVD; region 0; NTSC; widescreen 16:9; PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1.
Description 2 videodiscs (158 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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