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Author: Louis GalletJesús López CobosRenée FlemingThomas HampsonMichael SchadeAll authors
Publisher: London, England : Decca, [2008]
Series: Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : FrenchView all editions and formats
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Renée Fleming triumphs as the glamorous courtesan Thaïs in Massenet's romantic tragedy set in fourth-century Alexandria and the Egyptian desert. The timeless struggle between earthly desire and spiritual redemption finally destroys the resolve of the monk Athanaël (Thomas Hampson), just as the newly penitent Thaïs ascends heavenward. Jesús López Cobos gives a masterly performance of Massenet's sensuous score,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Filmed operas
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Gallet; Jesús López Cobos; Renée Fleming; Thomas Hampson; Michael Schade; Alain Vernhes; Alyson Cambridge; Ginger Costa-Jackson; Trevor Scheunemann; Leah Partridge; Maria Zifchak; Daniel Clark Smith; Roger Andrews; Kurt Phinney; Richard Pearson; Craig Montgomery; Zahra Hashemian; David Chan, (Violinist); Donald Palumbo; Plácido Domingo; Gary Halvorson; John Cox; Louisa Briccetti; Victoria Warivonchik; Duane Schuler; Sara Jo Slate; Jay David Saks; Anatole France; Jules Massenet; Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.); Decca Music Group.
OCLC Number: 505718868
Language Note: Sung in French; subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, and Chinese.
Notes: Opera in three acts and seven scenes.
Program notes and synopsis in English (14 p. : port. ; 18 cm.) in container.
Bonus: features: Plácido Domingo introduces each act; "backstage at the Met" with Renée Fleming and Thomas Hampson.
Credits: Director, Gary Halvorson ; production, John Cox ; lighting designer, Duane Schuler ; choreographer, Sara Jo Slate ; music producer, Jay David Saks ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Victoria Warivonchik.
Performer(s): Renée Fleming (Thaïs) ; Thomas Hampson (Athanaël) ; Michael Schade (Nicias) ; Alain Vernhes (Palémon) ; Alyson Cambridge (Crobyle) ; Ginger Costa-Jackson (Myrtale) ; Trevor Scheunemann (Guard) ; Leah Partridge (La Charmeuse) ; Maria Zifchak (Albine) ; Daniel Clark Smith, Roger Andrews, Kurt Phinney, Richard Pearson, Craig Montgomery (Cenobite Monks) ; Zahra Hashemian, solo dancer ; David Chan, violin solo ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet ; Donald Palumbo, chorus master ; Jesús López-Cobos, conductor.
Event notes: Filmed Dec. 20, 2008.
Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region code 0; aspect ratio 16:9, anamorphic widescreen; NTSC; soundtracks in LPCM stereo., DTS 5.1 surround; high-definition.
Series Title: Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Responsibility: music by Jules Massenet ; libretto by Louis Gallet, based on the novel by Anatole France ; presented by the Metropolitan Opera.

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Renée Fleming triumphs as the glamorous courtesan Thaïs in Massenet's romantic tragedy set in fourth-century Alexandria and the Egyptian desert. The timeless struggle between earthly desire and spiritual redemption finally destroys the resolve of the monk Athanaël (Thomas Hampson), just as the newly penitent Thaïs ascends heavenward. Jesús López Cobos gives a masterly performance of Massenet's sensuous score, with concert master David Chan contributing a ravishing "Méditation".

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