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Gloriana (2 DVD) - Royal Opera

Item# 10059085

Gloriana (2 DVD) - Royal Opera
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Release Date: January 28, 2014
Conductor: Paul Daniel
Director: Richard Jones
Susan Bullock
Toby Spence
Mark Stone
Kate Royal
Jeremy Carpenter
Clive Bayley
Orchestra: Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus
Label: BBC/Opus
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean
Region: Region Free, Worldwide

Benjamin Britten’s Gloriana, written to honor the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, explores the last years of Queen Elizabeth I and her troubled relationship with the young Earl of Essex. Richard Jones’s witty and insightful production features powerful performances from a cast including Susan Bullock and Toby Spence.

‘‘Susan Bullock is an awe-inspiring Gloriana...Toby Spence, as Essex, has regained all his pristine vocal lustre’’ - The Independent

‘‘Director Richard both moving and surprising...’’ - The Daily Telegraph

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