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The Merry Widow (DVD) - San Francisco Opera

Item# 1000001288


The Merry Widow (DVD) - San Francisco Opera
Composer: Franz Lehár
DVD Release Date: August 19, 2003
Conductor: Erich Kunzel
Artists:
Yvonne Kenny
Bo Skovhus
Angelika Kirchschlager
Gregory Turay
Orchestra: San Francisco Opera Orchestra
Label: BBC / Opus Arte
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Region: All Regions
Run Time: 188 minutes

This production of Franz Lehár’s operetta The Merry Widow features Yvonne Kenny making her debut in the title role, plus new dialogue specially commissioned from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Wendy Wasserstein. Along with an illustrated synopsis, this DVD also includes an illustrated booklet with an essay by Camille Crittenden examining what insight The Merry Widow gives into women’s roles in fin-de-siele Vienna.
 

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