Salome (Royal Opera House)

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Overview

London's Royal Opera House mounted this slightly visceral adaptation of Richard Strauss's 1905 one-act opera Salome, about the request of Salome (Herodias's daughter) to have the severed head of John the Baptist delivered to her. Here, Nadja Michael stars as Salome, Michaela Shuster as Herodias and Thomas Moser as Herod; David McVicar directs for the stage, and The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, under the baton of Philippe Jordan, provides added musical accompaniment. ...
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Overview

London's Royal Opera House mounted this slightly visceral adaptation of Richard Strauss's 1905 one-act opera Salome, about the request of Salome (Herodias's daughter) to have the severed head of John the Baptist delivered to her. Here, Nadja Michael stars as Salome, Michaela Shuster as Herodias and Thomas Moser as Herod; David McVicar directs for the stage, and The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, under the baton of Philippe Jordan, provides added musical accompaniment.
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Special Features

Illustrated Synopsis; Cast Gallery; David McVicar: A Work in Process - a Full ITV Documentary on David McVicar and his work on Salome, with unique interviews and extensive back-stage footage
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/2010
  • UPC: 809478070696
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Time: 2:49:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 53,633

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Nadja Michael Salome
Michaela Schuster Herodias
Thomas Moser Herod
Joseph Kaiser Narraboth
Michael Volle Jokanaan
Philippe Jordan Conductor
Technical Credits
Jonathan Haswell Director
Jason Haswell Director
Chloƫ Carleton Producer
Andrew George Choreography
James Whitbourn Producer
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