[Germany] : Deutsch Grammophon, , c1984.
2 videodiscs (250 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + de 1 booklet.
DVD; PCM stereo., DTS 5.1, Dolby digital 5.1.
In French, with optional subtitles in English, Chinese, German or Spanish.
Title from container.
Opera in 3 acts.
Program notes in English, German and French in accompanying booklet.
Special features: Picture gallery ("Les Troyens" at the Met).
Tatiana Troyanos (Dido, Queen of Carthage), Jessye Norman (Cassandra), Plácido Domingo (Aeneas), Allan Monk (Coroebus), Paul Plishka (Narbal) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet ; James Levine, conductor.
Producer, Clemente D'Alessio ; director, Brian Large ; staged by Fabrizio Melano ; sets, costumes and visual effects, Peter Wexler ; lighting design, Gil Wechsler ; choreography, Gray Veredon ; chorus master, David Stivender.
Recorded on October 8, 1983, at the Metropolitan Opera.
The first uncut performance of Berlioz's opera at the Met, this production tells the story of the capture of Troy by the Greeks, and of the love of Dido and Aeneas.
00440 073 4310 Deutsch Grammophon