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Helga Davis, Kate Moran, Antoine Silverman
The Philip Glass Ensemble, Michael Riesman, Robert Wilson (director), Lucinda Childs (choreographer)
Its four principal vocalists – Kate Moran is vocally and visually particularly arresting – and choir cope admirably with the fiendish demands of Glass’s now trademark repetitions of solfege,... — More…
Christopher Purves (Walt Disney), David Pittsinger (Roy), Donald Kaasch (Dantine), Janis Kelly (Hazel George), Marie McLaughlin (Lillian Disney), Sarah Tynan (Sharon), Nazan Fikret (Diane) & Rosie Lomas (Lucy / Josh)
The Improbable Skills Ensemble & Orchestra and chorus of the Teatro...
Purves fully engages with the lead role, injecting energy into a score that (perhaps unusually for a style based on such propulsive repetition) often lacks momentum. — More…
Landestheater Linz, Bruckner Orchestra Linz, Dennis Russell Davies
On the DVD, Glass's music is not centre-stage, and merges into a cohesive whole...There are interesting harmonic, textural and structural developments in Glass's musical language...and an emotional... — More…
Martin Achrainer (Kepler), Cassandra McConnell (soprano 1), Karen Robertson (soprano 2), Katerina Hebelkova (mezzo), Pedro Velázquez Díaz (tenor), Seho Chang (baritone), Florian Spiess (bass)
Chorus of the Landestheater & Bruckner Orchester Linz, Dennis Russell Davies
It's a challenge to direct, met resourcefully by inventive, fluent and sometimes stylised movement...Musically the performance is impeccable, spaciously paced and energetic - Denis Russell Davies... — More…
Gerald Finley (J. Robert Oppenheimer), Jessica Rivera (Kitty Oppenheimer), Eric Owens (General Leslie Groves), Richard Paul Fink (Edward Teller), James Maddalena (Jack Hubbard), Thomas Glenn (Robert Wilson), Jay Hunter Morris (Captain James Nolan), Ellen Rabiner (Pasqualita), Stephanie Novacek (Dinah),...