Rake's Progress (Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie)
  • Rake's Progress (Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie)
  • Rake's Progress (Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie)

Rake's Progress (Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie)

Cast: Laura Claycomb, Andrew Kennedy, William Shimell, Julianne Young

     
 

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The Brussels based La Monnaie - De Munt mounted and launched this production of Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress, directed by Robert LePage. This particular version updates the familiar setting of vice-ridden London to 1950s Las Vegas, with set designs heavily influenced by postwar American television. Laura Claycomb, Andrew Kennedy and William Shimell coSee more details below

Overview

The Brussels based La Monnaie - De Munt mounted and launched this production of Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress, directed by Robert LePage. This particular version updates the familiar setting of vice-ridden London to 1950s Las Vegas, with set designs heavily influenced by postwar American television. Laura Claycomb, Andrew Kennedy and William Shimell co-star; The Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of La Monnaie - De Munt provide musical accompaniment.

Editorial Reviews

Dallas Morning News - Scott Cantrell
[Grade: A] The cast would be hard to beat anywhere. Laura Claycomb, a Southern Methodist University alum, is an irresistible, radiant-voiced Anne, and Andrew Kennedy, with an easy lyric tenor, perfectly portrays Tom's disintegration.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/26/2008
UPC:
0809478009917
Original Release:
2007
Source:
Bbc / Opus Arte
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time:
2:54:00
Sales rank:
95,487

Special Features

Illustrated synopsis; Cast gallery; Interview with Robert Lepage; Insight into rehearsals, costumes & make-up; Storyboards

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Rake's Progress
1. Opening Credits [:59]
2. Prelude [:28]
3. The Woods Are Green [3:29]
4. Anne my Dear - Yes, Father [3:42]
5. Tom Rakewell? - I ... [3:28]
6. I Wished But Once [3:15]
7. I'll Call the Coachman, Sir [2:12]
8. Dear Father Trulove [2:57]
9. With Air Commanding [2:28]
10. Come, Tom [4:59]
11. Love, Too Frequently Betrayed [5:53]
12. No Word From Tom - Has Love No Voice? [1:58]
13. Quietly, Night [2:28]
14. My Father! Can I Desert Him [4:08]
15. Vary The Song, O London, Change [3:03]
16. Nature, Green Unnatural Mother [2:28]
17. Always The Quarry That I Stalk [1:39]
18. Master? Are You Alone? [2:26]
19. In Youth The Painting Slaves [2:27]
20. My Tale Should be Told [2:21]
21. Prelude [2:00]
22. How Strange! Although The Heart... [3:04]
23. What Can This Mean? [:48]
24. Anne! Here! [2:28]
25. My Love, Am I to Remain In Here For ever? [1:09]
26. Could It Then Have Been Known [3:09]
27. I Have Not Run Away, Dear Heart [2:29]
Disc #2 -- The Rake's Progress
1. As I was Saying [:19]
2. Scorned! Abused! [2:24]
3. My Heart is Cold [1:40]
4. Thanks to This Excellent Device [3:09]
5. Ruin. Disaster. Shame. [3:34]
6. Do You Know Where Tom Rakewell Is? [1:38]
7. Ladies, Both Fair & Gracious [1:20]
8. Who Hears Me, Knows Me [1:29]
9. Sold! Annoyed! [3:48]
10. You Love Him, Seek to Set Him Right [2:13]
11. I Shall Go Back [2:18]
12. I Go to Him [2:11]
13. Prelude [2:03]
14. How Dark & Dreadful is This Place [1:54]
15. Very Well [4:32]
16. Well Then - My Heart is Wild [1:17]
17. I Burn, I Burn! I Freeze! [6:57]
18. With Roses Crowned [2:22]
19. Prepare Yourselves, Heroic Shades [1:38]
20. Madmen's Words Are All Untrue [1:48]
21. There he is [1:53]
22. I Have Waited For Thee So Long [1:17]
23. In a Foolish Dream [1:07]
24. I am Exceeding Weary [2:54]
25. Gently, Little Boat [1:09]
26. Anne, My Dear [3:24]
27. Where Art Thou, Venus? [2:55]
28. Mourn For Adonis [3:44]
29. Good People, Just a Moment [1:35]
30. Curtain Calls [2:26]
31. End Credits [3:42]

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