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Philip Glass - The Perfect American (DVD)

Item# 809478011170


Philip Glass - The Perfect American (DVD)
Composer: Philip Glass
DVD Release Date: October 29, 2013
Conductor: Dennis Russell Davies
Director:  Phelim McDermott
Orchestra: Improbable Skills Ensemble
Label: Opus Arte
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean
Region: Region Free, Worldwide
Run Time: 120 minutes

Based on Peter Stephan Jungk’s biographical novel “The Perfect American,” this Philip Glass opera explores the troubled last days of the American icon Walt Disney. A spectacular Phelim McDermott production, it was filmed at the Teatro Real in Madrid in January 2013, conducted by Dennis Russell Davies, an experienced and authoritative champion of the Philip Glass's hypnotic music.

“…one of the crowning events of the past year’s globe-trotting celebration of Mr. Glass’s 75th birthday” – New York Times
 

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