The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny > Metropolitan Opera


Show Details

Show
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (20)
AKA
Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny, The
Music
Kurt Weill (341)
Lyrics
Bertolt Brecht (99)
Book
Bertolt Brecht (99)

Recording Details

Date
November 27, 1979
Type
Video / Stage Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Theatre/Venue
Metropolitan Opera
Translation
David Drew (9), Michael Geliot (5)
Conductor
James Levine (10)
Music Director
James Levine (10)
Orchestrations
Kurt Weill (341)
Performer
Michael Best (5) — Toby Higgins,
Richard Cassilly (7) — Jimmy Mahoney,
Nico Castel (10) — Announcer,
Lotte Lenya (28) — interviewed during intermission,
Cornell MacNeil (4) — Trinity Moses,
Paul Plishka (6) — Alaska Wolf Joe,
Arturo Sergi (5) — Jacob Schmidt,
Vern Shinall (2) — Moneybags Bill,
Teresa Stratas (28) — Jenny,
Ragnar Ulfung (6) — Fatty the Bookkeeper,
Astrid Varnay (3) — Leocadia Begbick,
William Ankenbrock, Klara Barlow (2), Nedda Casei (3), Gwynn Cornell (3), Joann Grillo (4), Isola Jones (4), Andrew Murphy, Louise Wohlafka (4)
Notes
Telecast on PBS as part of the "Live from the Met" series.
Shortcode
[r10156]

Releases (3)

Title
James Levine: Celebrating 40 Years at the Met
Format
21-DVD
Region
1
Label
Polygram
Released
2010-12-07
Barcode
811357013557
Video
NTSC
Aspect Ratio
1.33:1
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Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl33754]
Format
DVD
Region
1
Label
Metroolitan Opera DVD
Released
2010
Country
US
Barcode
811357013359
Audio
Stereo
Video
NTSC
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2 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl33724]
1.Act I
2.Intermission-Interview mit Lotte Lenya
3.Act II and Act III
Format
DVD
Released
1979-11-27
Notes
Taped from broadcast. Intermission feature: an interview with Lotte Lenya.
Lists
5 collectors / 7 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl14271]

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