|" Fidelio" by Pierre Jourdan|
Pierre Jourdan captured Fidelio on film at the Théâtre antique d'Orange in 197?. The musical direction by Zubin Mehta is assured, and he conducts the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and the chorus of the New Philharmonia.
The bill announces: "By the power of love, liberty triumphs over tyranny".
In the principal roles:
As for the costumes worn by the actors on the posters, they are a blend of history and the modern world.
Between 1968 and 1977 Pierre Jourdan directed several cinematographic
and audiovisual adaptations of tragedies and operas (Phèdre, Le
Trouvère, Tristan and Isolde, Norma, Aïda, Fidelio
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| Many thanks to Melanie PIDDOCKE
for her translation of this page from French into English
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