Les Miserables in Concert: The Dream Cast

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Overview

Recorded live at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1995, this tenth anniversary performance of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's landmark musical features a one-night-only "dream cast" of Les Mis veterans. Colm Wilkinson reprises his original role as Jean Valjean, the hero imprisoned 17 years for stealing a loaf of bread; Philip Quast is his relentless pursuer Javert. Other stars include Ruthie Henshall as Fantine, Judy Kuhn as Cosette, Michael Maguire as Enjolras, Alun Armstrong as Thenardier, and the ...
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Overview

Recorded live at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1995, this tenth anniversary performance of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's landmark musical features a one-night-only "dream cast" of Les Mis veterans. Colm Wilkinson reprises his original role as Jean Valjean, the hero imprisoned 17 years for stealing a loaf of bread; Philip Quast is his relentless pursuer Javert. Other stars include Ruthie Henshall as Fantine, Judy Kuhn as Cosette, Michael Maguire as Enjolras, Alun Armstrong as Thenardier, and the inimitable Michael Ball returning to the role of Marius. ~ Sarah Welsh
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/22/2007
  • EAN: 4719867000523
  • Original Release: 1995
  • Source: Pim
  • Region Code: 3
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 41,711

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Colm Wilkinson Jean Valjean
Philip Quast Javert
Ruthie Henshall Fantine
Michael Ball Marius
Judy Kuhn Cosette
Lea Salonga Eponine
Alun Armstrong M. Thenardier
Jenny Galloway Mme. Thenardier
Michael Maguire Enjolras
Anthony Crivello
Adam Searles
Hannah Chick
David Charles Abell Conductor
Technical Credits
John Caird Director
Trevor Nunn Director
Martin Koch Musical Direction/Supervision
Herbert Kretzmer Songwriter
Claude-Michel Schonberg Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Les Misérables in Concert: The Dream Cast, Disc 1
1. Prologue (Javert, Valjean, Bishop, and Company) [9:19]
2. Valjean's Soliloquy (Valjean) [3:33]
3. At the End of the Day (Choir, Company, Factory Foreman, Factory Girl, and Valjean) [4:38]
4. I Dreamed a Dream (Fantine) [4:35]
5. Lovely Ladies (Company) [3:00]
6. Fantine's Arrest (Javert, Fantine, and Bamatabois) [3:15]
7. The Runaway Cart (Orchestra) [1:35]
8. Who Am I? -- The Trial (Valjean) [3:13]
9. Fantine's Death (Fantine and Valjean) [3:42]
10. The Confrontation (Javert and Valjean) [2:36]
11. Castle on a Cloud (Young Castle, and Mm. Thenardier) [3:27]
12. Master of the House (Thenardier and Mm. Thenardier) [5:41]
13. The Bargain - Waltz of Treachery (Valjean, Thenardier, and Mm. Thenardier) [3:09]
14. Look Down (Choir, Company, Gavroche, Marius, and Enjolras) [2:51]
15. Stars (Javert) [3:38]
16. ABC Café/Red & Black (Enjolras, Marius, Grantaire, and Students) [6:02]
17. Do You Hear the People Sing? (Enjolras, Students, Company, and Choir) [1:52]
18. Rue Plumet -- In My Life (Cosette, Marius, and Eponine) [3:18]
19. A Heart Full of Love (Marius, Cosette, and Eponine) [2:57]
20. The Attack on Rue Plumet (Thenardier, Gang, Eponine, Marius, and Cosette, Valjean) [3:03]
21. One Day More! Full (Company and Choir) [4:39]
Disc #2 -- Les Misérables in Concert: The Dream Cast, Disc 2
1. Entr'acte (Orchestra) [:27]
2. One My Own (Eponine) [4:35]
3. Building the Barricade (Orchestra, Choir, and Company)\ [2:29]
4. Javert's Arrival (Javert, Enjolras, and Company) [:53]
5. Little People (Gavroche) [1:05]
6. A Little Fall of Rain (Eponine and Marius) [3:58]
7. First Attack (Orchestra) [5:07]
8. Drink With Me (Grantaire, Marius, Students, Company, and Choir) [2:57]
9. Bring Him Home (Valjean) [3:51]
10. The Final Battle (Enjolras and Company) [5:01]
11. The Sewers (Orchestra) [:45]
12. Dog Eats Dog (Thenardier) [1:42]
13. Javert's Suicide (Javert) [5:16]
14. Turning (Ladies of the Company) [1:31]
15. Empty Chairs at Empty Tables (Marius) [3:35]
16. Every Day (Cosette and Marius) [:45]
17. A Heart Full of Love -- Reprise (Cosette, Marius, and Valjean) [1:40]
18. The Wedding Chorale (Choir) [:37]
19. Beggars at the Feast (Thenardier and Mme. Thenardier) [1:53]
20. Epilogue (Finale) (Valjean, Fantine, Cosette, Marius, Eponine, Full Company, and Choir) [19:23]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Les Misérables in Concert: The Dream Cast, Disc 1
   Play
   Scene Index
   Synopsis
      Prologue: 1815, Digne
      1823, Montreuil-Sur-Mer
      1823, Montfermeil
      1832, Paris
   Behind the Scenes
      About "Les Misérables in Concert"
      The Dream Cast
         Colk Wilkinson (As Jean Valjean)
         Philip Quast (As Javert)
         Ruthie Henshall (As Fantine)
         Alun Armstrong (As Thénardier)
         Lea Salonga (As Eponine)
         Michael Ball (As Marius)
         Judy Kuhn (As Cosette)
         Jenny Galloway (As Mme. Thénardier)
         Michael Maguire (As Enjolras)
         Adam Searles (As Gavroche)
         Hannah Chick (As Young Cosette)
   Subtitles
      Chinese
      English
   Audio
      Dolby Digital AC-3 5.1 Ch
      DTS
      LPCM
   New Releases
      Riverdance
      Hey, Mr. Producer!
      Stomp Out Loud
Disc #2 -- Les Misérables in Concert: The Dream Cast, Disc 2
   Play
   Scene Index
   Synopsis
   Behind the Scenes
      About "Les Misérables in Concert"
      The Dream Cast
         Colk Wilkinson (As Jean Valjean)
         Philip Quast (As Javert)
         Ruthie Henshall (As Fantine)
         Alun Armstrong (As Thénardier)
         Lea Salonga (As Eponine)
         Michael Ball (As Marius)
         Judy Kuhn (As Cosette)
         Jenny Galloway (As Mme. Thénardier)
         Michael Maguire (As Enjolras)
         Adam Searles (As Gavroche)
         Hannah Chick (As Young Cosette)
   Subtitles
      Chinese
      English
   Audio
      Dolby Digital AC-3 5.1 Ch
      DTS
      LPCM
   New Releases
      Riverdance
      Hey, Mr. Producer!
      Stomp Out Loud
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2013

    The best performance I've ever listened of this superb master pi

    The best performance I've ever listened of this superb master piece. Better in performance than the movie record.
    Singers are much better than the movie actors: Rusell Crow... i.e.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Best Les Miserables Performance

    Lea Salonga did an awesome job as Eponine! A Little Fall of Rain made me cried! Michael Ball was truly the best Marius in this cast, and once and foremost COLM WILKINSON. No one can be a better Jean Valjean but him. I love little Gavroche too, this is definetely worth keeping in your CD library

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A Must Have!!!!!

    If there were ever a musical (or even a movie) that touches the soul and captures all of your emotions like you have never experienced before then this is the musical for you. The performances are superb! You can truly feel the pain and agony that the people of this time period had experienced through the words and music and acting. No one could ever do a better job portraying Jean Valjean than Colm Wilkinson. Philip Quast is truly remarkable as Inspector Javert. You truly believe he is on a mission. You can truly feel the pain and agony and the loss of respect and dignity of Fantine, played by Ruthie Henshall. I have not seen anyone else play that role as well as she does. She is truly remarkable. If this is not in your dvd library you should have it. It is well worth watching and it is truly a classic.

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