Russian Opera At The Bolshoi - The Vinta...
Starring:Fyodor Chaliapin Director:Robin Scott Certificate:
A documentary on the history of the Bolshoi Opera. This programme looks at the theatre itself, its operatic productions and the world-renowned star singers that it has produced over the years. It includes stills, audio recordings and archive footage featuring early scenes of Fydor Chaliapin and ..read more »
Salome(1953) Starring:Rita Hayworth, Stewart Granger, Charles Laughton Director:William Dieterle Certificate:
In the reign of emperor Tiberius, Gallilean prophet John the Baptist preaches against King Herod and Queen Herodias. The latter wants John dead, but Herod fears to harm him due to a prophecy. Enter beautiful Princess Salome, Herod's long-absent stepdaughter. Herodias sees the king's dawning lust ..read more »
(1992) Starring:Robin Leggate, Gillian Knight, Michael Devlin Director:Derek Bailey Certificate:
Richard Strauss's opera is performed at the Royal Opera House, by Maria Ewing and an international cast. This production was directed by Derek Bailey in association with Sir Peter Hall.
(2003) Starring:Bryn Terfel, Hannah Schwartz, Kenneth Riegel Director:Christoph Von Dohnanyi Certificate:
Catherine Malfitano stars as Salome in this production of Richard Strauss's opera, recorded live at London's Royal Opera House in 1997. Bryn Terfel, Kenneth Riegel and Anja Silja also star, with the orchestra conducted by Christoph von Dohnanyi.