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Intermezzo (Richard Strauss / Glyndebourne Festival Opera)
Intermezzo (Richard Strauss / Glyndebourne Festival Opera)

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Item #:  D4260
Our Price: $29.99
Region: 1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: 154 minutes
Color: Color
UPC: 032031426092
ISBN: 978-0-7697-8726-8

Availability: In Stock

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Richard Strauss' Intermezzo is an autobiographical piece; a domestic comedy of marital strife.

Set in the 1920s, John Cox's stylish production stars Felicity Lott as the volatile Christine Storch (alias Pauline Strauss), who has an innocent fling with a penniless young baron (Ian Caley) and then comes to suspect her husband Robert (John Pringle) of carrying on an illicit affair...with ensuing complications.

Andrew Porter's brilliant English translation brings out the sharp wit of this piece and gives Felicity Lott's virtuoso talent full rein both musically and theatrically. Martin Battersby's marvelous art nouveau settings evoke perfectly the luxurious lifestyle of Strauss' Vienna. The London Philharmonic, in sparkling form, is conducted by Gustav Kuhn.


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Cast & Crew

Felicity Lott, Christine
John Pringle, Robert Storch
Ian Caley, Baron Lummer
Elizabeth Gale, Anna

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Gustav Kuhn

Director: John Cox
Choreographer: Monique Wagemakers
Designer: Martin Battersby
Theatre Lighting: Robert Bryan
Directed for video: David Buckton

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