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TO DISCOVER AN OPERA : JOAN OF ARC AT THE STAKE

  • Don Kent
  • Opera
  • 2006
  • 61'

Composed by Arthur Honegger based on the booklet of Paul Claudel, the oratorio "Jeanne au Bucher" has been recorded on july 2006 in the National Opera of Montpellier.

Don Kent invites us to discover the work, commented by Jean-Paul Scarpitta, the director, Alain Altinoglu, musical director and Sylvie Testud interprter of Jeanne.

Each one in his area, they enlighten for us the work genesis, to the crossing of theater and opera and of his symbolic.

The oratorio, acheved in 1945 in a devastated France, has taken a prophetic dimension :

extending the symbolic opposition between light and darkness which enliven the staging of Scarpitta, Don Kent helps us to understand this work definitely belonging to theater.

  • DIRECTOR

    Don Kent

  • CO-PRODUCER

    Cinétévé - ARTE France, Opéra National de Montpellier, Festival de Radio France Montpellier
    With the support of the Languedoc-Rousillon Region, the Fondation Aria, Sacem and the CNC.

  • LENGTH

    61'

  • BROADCASTER

    ARTE

  • FORMAT

    16/9

  • SUPPORT LOCATION

    HDcam

  • LANGUAGES

    VF

  • CREW

    Editor : Arnaud PETITET

  • CAST

    With the participation of Sylvie TESTUD, Eric RUF, Mélanie BOISVERT, Isabelle CALS, Marie-Nicole LEMIEUX

  • DISTRIBUTION

    CINETEVE

  • SPECIFICITY

    Metteur en scène : Jean Paul SCARPITTA
    Direction Musicale : Alain ALTINOGLY

  • COPYRIGHT

    Cinétévé – Opéra National de Montpellier / Festival de Radio France et Montpellier – ARTE France - 2006