Carlisle Floyd's Susannah.
1 videodisc (105:35 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (11 pages).
- Publisher: [Franklin, TN] : Naxos Rights US, Inc., 
- Copyright: ℗&© 2017
Opera in two acts.
Bonus features: Carlisle Floyd interview and backstage video.
Credits, program notes, synopsis, and biographical notes on the performers contained in accompanying booklet.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||Music and libretto by Carlisle Floyd ; choreographer: Jennifer Paulson Lee ; DVD producer & editor: Michael Unger ; video production: Curtis Graham, Greyhouse Films.|
|Participant or Performer Note:||Susannah: Susan Hellman Spatafora, soprano ; Olin Blitch: Todd Donovan, baritone ; Little Bat: Scott Wichael, tenor ; Sam: Anthony Wright Webb, tenor ; Elder McLean: Brian Wehrle, bass ; Elder Ott: Benjamin Bloomfield, bass-baritone ; Elder Hayes: Stanley Wilson, tenor ; Elder Gleaton: Fred Frabotta, character tenor ; Mrs. McLean: Melissa Misener, mezzo-soprano ; Mrs. Ott: Robyn Rocklein, mezzo-soprano ; Mrs. Hayes: Stefanie Izzo, soprano; Mrs. Gleaton: Aleksandra Ritums, soprano; St. Petersburg Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; stage director, Michael Unger ; conductor: Mark Sforzini.|
|Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:||
Filmed at the Palladium Theater St. Petersburg, Florida, 31 January, 2 & 4 February 2014.
|Summary, etc.:||Susannah is the most famous and popular of Carlisle Floyd's operas. It premiered in 1955 and is the second most performed of all American operas. Set in Tennessee during a week-long revival meeting, and rooted in vernacular folk melodies and hymns, Susannah is loosely based on the Apocryphal tale of Susannah and the Elders.|
|System Details Note:||
DVD; 16:9; PCM stereo; region code 0 (worldwide).
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