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:
09/29/2009
UPC:
0809478070382
Original Release:
2007
Source:
Bbc / Opus Arte
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
2:54:00
Sales rank:
95,468

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Illustarted synopsis; Cast gallery; Interview with Robert Lepage; Rehearsal videos; Costume & make-up stills; Storyboards

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