[S.l.] : Sony Classical ; New York, NY : Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment, 2011.
Video — 2 videodiscs (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
John Adams's mesmerizing score, in the powerful production of Penny Woolcock, tells the story of one of the pivotal moments in human history: the creation of the atomic bomb. Baritone Gerald Finley gives a powerful star turn in the title role as the brilliant J. Robert Oppenheimer. Alan Gilbert conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus in his Met debut.