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Title Nixon in China [videorecording] / the Metropolitan Opera presents ; [music by] John Adams ; libretto by Alice Goodman ; production by Peter Sellars.
Published New York : Nonesuch Records, [2012], c2011.
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 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  M1500.A33 N59 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description 2 videodiscs (177 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Metropolitan Opera HD live
Metropolitan Opera HD live.
Note Opera in three acts.
Title from opening screen credits.
Credits Choreography by Mark Morris ; directed by Peter Sellars ; set designer, Adrianne Lobel ; costume designer, Dunya Ramicova ; lighting designer, James F. Ingalls ; sound designer, Mark Grey ; producers, Louisa Briccetti, Victoria Warivonchik ; music producer, Jay David Saks ; writers, Matt Dobkin, Ellen Keel.
Note "Blu-ray + DVD"--Container.
A Metropolitan Opera production in association with PBS and WNET.
Booklet containing an interview of John Adams and Peter Sellars by Elena Park and a synopsis of the opera ([12] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Performer James Maddalena (Richard Nixon) ; Janis Kelly (Pat Nixon) ; Robert Brubaker (Mao Tse-tung) ; Kathleen Kim (Chiang Ch'ing) ; Russell Braun (Chou En-lai) ; Richard Paul Fink (Henry Kissinger) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Chorus ; conducted by John Adams ; host Thomas Hampson ; chorus master, Donald Palumbo.
Note Live HD transmission of a performance at the Metropolitan Opera, New York, on February 12, 2011.
System Reqs DVD ; all region (region 0) ; widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio ; Dolby TrueHD 24-bit Surround and Dolby TrueHD 24-bit stereo. soundtracks.
Blu-ray ; all region (region 0) ; widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio ; Dolby TrueHD 24-bit Surround and Dolby TrueHD 24-bit stereo. soundtracks.
Summary Opera depicting U.S. President Richard Nixon's historic state visit to mainland China in February 1972.
Language Sung in English; optional subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish, or Portuguese.
Subject Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 -- Travel -- China -- Drama.
Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976 -- Drama.
Genre Filmed operas.
Related Names Sellars, Peter. Director.
Goodman, Alice. Librettist.
Maddalena, James. Performer.
Kelly, Janis, 1949- Performer.
Brubaker, Robert. Performer.
Kim, Kathleen. Performer.
Braun, Russell, 1968- Performer.
Fink, Richard Paul. Performer.
Hampson, Thomas. Host.
Palumbo, Donald. Conductor.
Morris, Mark, 1956- Choreographer.
Lobel, Adrianne. Set designer.
Ramicova, Dunya. Costume designer.
Ingalls, James F. Lighting designer.
Grey, Mark, 1967- Sound designer.
Briccetti, Louisa. Producer.
Warivonchik, Victoria. Producer.
Saks, Jay David. Producer.
Adams, John, 1947- Nixon in China.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Nonesuch Records (Firm)
Publisher # 532291-2 Nonesuch Records
OCLC number 820444428