DVD + Blu-Ray:
Adam – Le Postillon de Lonjumeau / Opéra Comique
Michel Fau’s critically-acclaimed 2019 production of Adam’s Le Postillon de Lonjumeau staged at the Opéra Comique features a brilliant cast of performers.
[2.110662 / NBD0112V] Le Postillon de Lonjumeau_BD cover © Audiovisual Division Naxos / Stefan Brion
[2.110662 / NBD0112V] Le Postillon de Lonjumeau_Michael Spyres © Audiovisual Division Naxos / Stefan Brion
[2.110662 / NBD0112V] Le Postillon de Lonjumeau_Michael Spyres_Florie Valiquette © Audiovisual Division Naxos / Stefan Brion
Opéra-comique in three acts (1836)
Libretto by Adolphe de Leuven and Léon-Lévy Brunswick
Adolphe Adam’s Le Postillon de Lonjumeau was a great success at its premiere in 1836, and, along with the ballet Giselle, has remained one of the composer’s most popular works. Following the great French tradition, this opéra-comique has it all: 18th-century Rococo Parisian glamour and a perilous love story involving the dashing and flirtatious Chapelou and his opposite, the powerful and clever Madeleine. This lavish and spectacular production from the Opéra Comique in Paris received widespread critical acclaim and also features costumes by the iconic French fashion designer Christian Lacroix.
Chapelou / Saint-Phar – MICHAEL SPYRES Tenor
Madeleine / Madame de Latour – FLORIE VALIQUETTE Soprano
Le Marquis de Corcy – FRANCK LEGUÉRINEL Baritone
Biju / Alcindor – LAURENT KUBLA Bass-baritone
Rose – MICHEL FAU Actor
Louis XV – YANNIS EZZIADI Actor
Bourdon – JULIEN CLÉMENT Baritone
Choir ACCENTUS / OPÉRA DE ROUEN NORMANDIE
ORCHESTRE DE L’OPÉRA DE ROUEN NORMANDIE
Conductor SÉBASTIEN ROULAND
Stage Director MICHEL FAU
Costume Designer CHRISTIAN LACROIX
Video Director FRANÇOIS ROUSSILLON
Filmed on 5 and 7 April 2019 at the Opéra Comique, Paris, France
[2.110662 / NBD0112V]
Total playing time: 137 minutes
Language: French · Subtitles: French, English, German, Japanese, Korean
DVD: NTSC 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS 5.1 · DVD 9 · Region: 0
BD: HD 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS-MA 5.1 · BD 50 · Region: A, B, C
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