Cover image for La belle Hélène The fair Helen : opéra bouffe in 3 acts
Title:
La belle Hélène The fair Helen : opéra bouffe in 3 acts
Author:
Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Belle Hélène.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : RM Associates ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Distributed by Image Entertainment, Inc., [2001]

©1997
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A light-hearted opera based on the story of Helen of Troy, La belle Hélène satirizes the social mores of the declining Parisian upper classes under the Second Empire.
Language:
French
Subject Term:
UPC:
014381927627
Format :
DVD

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
M1500.O32 B33 2001V Adult DVD Being fixed/mended
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

Hartmut Schottler directed this 1997 production of Jacques Offenbach's opera La Belle Hélène at the Zurich Opera House, with Vesselina Kasarova as Helen, Queen of Sparta; Deon Van Der Walt as Paris, Son of King Priam; Carlos Chausson as Calchas, High Priest of Jupiter; and Volker Vogel as Menelaus, King of Sparta. The Chorus and Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House provide musical accompaniment, with Ernst Raffelsberger serving as chorus master and Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi