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Cyrano de Bergerac (Reina Sofía, Valencia)

Overview

Though lesser known than the Edmond Rostand play on which it is based, Franco Alfano's four-act 1936 opera Cyrano de Bergerac earned favorable notices for its musical rendering of the protuberant-nosed, larger-than-life title character, and his irreciprocal love for the beautiful Roxane. As mounted by the Palau de les arts Reina Sofía in 2007, this production stars the eminent tenor Plácido Domingo in the title role, Sondra Radvanovsky as Roxane, and Arturo Chacón Cruz as Christian, the young man through whom ...
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Overview

Though lesser known than the Edmond Rostand play on which it is based, Franco Alfano's four-act 1936 opera Cyrano de Bergerac earned favorable notices for its musical rendering of the protuberant-nosed, larger-than-life title character, and his irreciprocal love for the beautiful Roxane. As mounted by the Palau de les arts Reina Sofía in 2007, this production stars the eminent tenor Plácido Domingo in the title role, Sondra Radvanovsky as Roxane, and Arturo Chacón Cruz as Christian, the young man through whom Cyrano attempts to woo Roxane. The Orchestra of the Comunitat Valenciana and The Chorus of the Generalitat Valenciana provide musical accompaniment, with Patrick Fournillier conducting.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/17/2009
  • UPC: 747313527052
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Source: Naxos
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 2:21:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 55,131

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Plácido Domingo Cyrano
Sondra Radvanovsky Roxane
Arturo Chacón Cruz Christian
Rodney Gilfry De Guiche
Corrado Carmelo Carso Ragueneau
Roberto Accurso De Velvert
Javier Franco Carbon
Itxaro Mentxaka La Duègne / Sister Marthe
Nahuel di Pierro Le Bret
Patrick Fournillier Conductor
Technical Credits
Tiziano Mancini Director
Franco Alfano Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Cyrano de Bergerac
1. Opening Titles [2:00]
2. "Admirez-là, Messieurs" (Le Bret, Ragueneau, Christian, Lignière, Chorus) [4:17]
3. "Huer ce Montfleury, Quel Scandale!" (De Valvert, Cyrano, Chorus) [6:17]
4. "Et Tout Cela Pour Un Montfleury Qui Bredouille" (Cyrano, Le Bret, La Duègne) [3:49]
5. "Ô Cyrano, Vois Cette Énorme Grive!" (Cyrano, Ragueneau, Le Bret, Chorus) [3:46]
6. "Fruits Et Nougat!" (Ragueneau, Lise, Cyrano, The Musketeer, A Cook, Chorus) [5:22]
7. "Que L'Instant Soit Béni Où Cessant D'Oublier..." (Cyrano, Rocane) [8:44]
8. "Peut-on Entrer?" (Ragueneau, Cyrano, Carbon, Le Bret, Christian, De Guiche, Chorus) [5:40]
9. "Allons, Cyrano. Ton Récit!" (Carbon, Christian, Cyrano) [3:16]
10. "Allons... Embrasse-Moi" (Cyrano, Christian) [3:55]
11. "Et Puis Elle Est Partie..." (Ragueneau, La Duègne, Roxane, De Guiche) [9:19]
12. "Roxane!" (Roxane, Cyrano, La Duègne, Christian) [3:49]
13. "Je Vous Aime" (Christian, Roxane, Cyrano) [4:39]
14. "Aujourd'Hui, Vos Mots Sont Hésitants" (Roxane, Cyrano) [5:25]
15. "Sens-Tu Mom Âme Un Peu Dans Cette Ombre Qui Monte?" (Cyrano, Roxane) [1:13]
16. "C'Est Affreux!" (Le Bret, Carbon, Cyrano, Sentinels, Chorus) [4:06]
17. "Voici Donc Les Mauvaises Têtes!" (De Guiche, Cyrano, Carbon, Christian) [9:39]
18. "Christian!" (Cyrano, Christian, Le Bret) [5:19]
19. "Un Carrosse" (Carbon, Le Bret, De Guiche, Roxane, Cyrano, Christian, Ragueneau, Chorus) [2:14]
20. "Je Lisais" (Roxane, Christian) [7:09]
21. "Qu'As-Tu?" (Roxane, Christian, Cyrano, Le Bret, Carbon, De Guiche, A Spanish Officer, Chorus) [3:23]
22. "Et Vous Demeurez Ici..." (De Guiche, Roxane, Le Bret, Ragueneau, La Duègne) [5:32]
23. "Ah! Que Ce Dernier Jour De Septembre Est Donc Beau!" (Roxane, Cyrano, La Duègne) [6:16]
24. "Les Feuilles..." (Cyrano, Roxane) [5:19]
25. "Elle Est Là Sous Ma Lettre..." (Roxane, Cyrano) [3:33]
26. "C'Était Vous?" (Roxane, Cyrano, Le Bret, Ragueneau) [3:51]
27. Curtain Calls and End Titles [6:51]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Cyrano de Bergerac
   Play
   Chapters
      Act 1
      Act II Part I
      Act II Part II
      Act III
      Act IV
   Audio
      Dolby Digital 2.0
      Dolby Digital 5.1
      DTS 5.1
   Subtitles
      English
      French
      Subtitles: Off
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