Les Troyens (Théâtre du Châtelet)


This performance of Hector Berlioz's opera Les Troyens, based on Virgil's The Aeneid, was directed by Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
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This performance of Hector Berlioz's opera Les Troyens, based on Virgil's The Aeneid, was directed by Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
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Special Features

Cast gallery; Synopsis; "The Trojans, a Masterpiece Revived": A documentary by Reiner E. Moritz; Interviews with Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Yannis Kokkos, Susan Graham, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Gregory Kunde, and others
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/19/2004
  • UPC: 809478009009
  • Original Release: 2004
  • Rating:

  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Alternate Wide Screen (1.78:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / DTS / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound
  • Language: Français
  • Time: 5:12:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 73,749

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Susan Graham Didon
Anna Caterina Antonacci Cassandra/Clio
Renata Pokupic Anna
Gregory Kunde Énée
Ludovic Tézier Chorèbe
Nicolas Testé Panthée
Laurent Naouri Narbal/Le Grand Prétre
Mark Padmore Iopas
René Schirrer Priam/Mercure
Technical Credits
Peter Maniura Director
John Eliot Gardiner Musical Direction/Supervision
Yannis Kokkos Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
François Roussillon Producer
Richild Springer Choreography
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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Acts 1 & 2/Cast Gallery/Synopsis
2. Choeur
3. Récitatif et Air
5. Duo
7. Marche et Hymne
8. Combat de Ceste
9. Pantomime
10. Récit
11. Ottetto et Double Choeur
12. Récitatif et Choeur
13. Air
14. Final: Marche Troyenne
15. 1er Tableau: Scène et Récitatif
16. 1er Tableau: Récitatif et Choeur
17. 2e Tableau: Choeur-Prière
18. 2e Tableau: Récitatif et Choeur
19. 2e Tableau: Final
Side #2 -- Acts 3 & 4
1. Choeur [2:02]
2. Chant National [2:03]
3. Récitatif et Air [7:08]
4. Entrée des Constructeurs [1:08]
5. Entrée des Matelots [1:13]
6. Entrée des Laboureurs [1:49]
7. Récitatif et Choeur [2:51]
8. Duo [10:59]
9. Récitatif et Air [:27]
11. Marche Troyenne [2:15]
12. Récitatif [3:32]
13. Final [7:45]
14. 1er Tableau: Chasse Royale et Orage - Pantomime [9:32]
15. 2e Tableau: Récitatif [:02]
16. 2e Tableau: Air et Duo [3:15]
17. 2e Tableau: Marche Pour l'Entrée de la Reine [4:09]
18. Ballets: A) Pas des Almées [1:24]
19. Ballets: B) Danse des Esclaves [4:17]
20. Ballets: C) Pas d'Esclaves Nubiennes [4:59]
21. Scène et Chant d'Lopas [1:17]
23. Récitatif et Quintette [4:25]
24. Récitatif et Septuor [5:11]
25. Duo [3:51]
Side #3 -- Act 5/The Trojans, a Masterpiece Revived
1. 1er Tableau: Chanson d'Hylas [5:29]
2. 1er Tableau: Récitatif et Choeur [2:19]
3. 1er Tableau: Duo [1:45]
4. 1er Tableau: Récitatif Mesuré et Air [1:45]
6. 1er Tableau: Scène [2:09]
7. 1er Tableau: Scène et Choeur [2:05]
8. 1er Tableau: Duo et Choeur [4:55]
9. 2e Tableau: Scène [2:51]
10. 2e Tableau: Scène [4:29]
11. 2e Tableau: Monologue [3:08]
12. 2e Tableau: Air [3:25]
13. 3e Tableau: Cérémonie Funèbre [4:39]
14. 3e Tableau: Scène [3:42]
15. 3e Tableau: Choeur et Final Original [12:04]
1. A Perfect Marriage of Text and Music [3:26]
2. Cassandre and Chorèbe [4:00]
3. The Fabric of an Orchestra [3:46]
4. Vision and Projection [3:35]
5. A Patriotic Theme [1:37]
6. Énée [3:00]
7. Cassandre and the Sacking of Troy [5:29]
8. The Court at Carthage [2:59]
9. Dideon: A Complete Picture of a Woman [2:35]
10. A Paradox on Many Levels [3:28]
11. Kindred Souls [4:18]
12. Saxhorns [1:33]
13. The Love of Didon and Énée [2:10]
14. Berlioz at His Most Shakespearean [4:22]
15. Under Orders From the Gods [6:17]
16. A Desperate Portrayal of Love [3:40]
17. What Was Once Troy Is Now Rome! [3:00]
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Side #1 -- Acts 1 & 2/Cast Gallery/Synopsis
   Play Acts 1 & 2
      Act 1 Chapters
      Act 2 Chapters
      Cast Gallery
      DTS Surround
      Subtitles: None
Side #2 -- Acts 3 & 4
   Play Acts 3 & 4
      Act 3 Chapters
      Act 4 Chapters
      DTS Surround
      Subtitles: None
Side #3 -- Act 5/The Trojans, a Masterpiece Revived
   Play Act 5
      DTS Surround
      Subtitles: None
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