Category: Concerts and Performing Arts
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Composer Gian-Carlo Menotti also wrote the screenplay for and directed this filmed version of his grand opera. The cast includes Leo Coleman, Anna Maria Alberghetti and Marie Powers in the title role, with music by The Symphony Orchestra of Rome Radio Italiana. 80 min. Sung in English.
Composer Gian Carlo Menotti directed his celebrated one-act opera for this television adaptation originally broadcast on Christmas Day. The moving story of Amahl (Bill McIver), the young boy who aids three kings traveling to bestow gifts on a newborn child, is depicted in a charming presentation conducted by Thomas Schippers. Rosemary ... more
Gian Carlo Menotti's operatic attack on totalitarianism, following a woman's struggle to flee her native land's oppressive regime and be reunited with her dissident husband, is given a powerful presentation in this early TV production. Patricia Neway re-creates her Broadway role as Magda; Chester Ludgin co-stars. 125 min. Sung in English. ... more
Gian Carlo Menotti's imaginative opera follows a group of children who, stranded in the middle of a trip aboard their school bus, meet up with a band of goblins with an aversion to pretty music. Filmed a year after the production's premiere at the Hamburg State Opera, this production includes Edith Mathis, Arlene Saunders, William Workman, ... more
American soprano Carole Farley is joined by Jose Serebrier and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in two 20th-century operas involving the telephone and love: Francis Poulec's "La Voix Humaine," scripted by Jean Cocteau, and Gian Carlo Menotti's "The Telephone." 65 min. Standard; Soundtrack: ... more