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The Rape of Lucretia / Britten.

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Author/Creator:
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Language:
English. Sung in English.
Release date:
2013
Production date:
2011
Publication:
[London] : Virgin Classics, [2013]
Copyright notice:
℗2011
Format:
  • Music - Recording
  • 2 audio discs (115 min., 33 sec.) : digital, CD audio, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note:
Virgin Classics: 50999 6026722 1 (50999 6026732 0--50999 6026752 8). Opera in 2 acts. Title from disc label. Libretto by Ronald Duncan, after Le viol de Lucrèce / André Obey. Program notes in English, French and German and libretto (59 pages : color illustrations) in container.
Contents:
  • CD 1. Act 1
  • CD 2. Act 2.
Participant:
Ian Bostridge (Male Chorus) ; Susan Gritton (Female Chorus) ; Christopher Purves (Collatinus) ; Benjamin Russell (Junius) ; Peter Coleman-Wright (Tarquinius) ; Angelika Kirchschlager (Lucretia) ; Hilary Summers (Bianca) ; Claire Booth (Lucia) ; Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble ; Oliver Knussen, conductor.
Event:
Recorded in performance 2011 June 11, 13, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk, as part of the 64th Aldeburgh Festival.
Contributor:
Duncan, Ronald, 1914-1982, librettist.
Bostridge, Ian performer.
Gritton, Susan performer.
Purves, Christopher, performer.
Russell, Benjamin, 1988- performer.
Coleman-Wright, Peter performer.
Kirchschlager, Angelika performer.
Summers, Hilary performer.
Booth, Claire (Soprano) performer.
Knussen, Oliver, conductor.
Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble, performer.
Related Work:
Libretto based on (work): Obey, André, 1892-1975. Viol de Lucrèce.
Libretto (expression): Duncan, Ronald, 1914-1982. Rape of Lucretia.
Subjects:
Publisher No.:
50999 6026722 1 Virgin Classics 50999 6026732 0 Virgin Classics 50999 6026752 8 Virgin Classics

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