Black & White Film. A 1954 telecast of Franz Lehar's The Merry Widow stars actress and singer Anne Jeffreys, Metropolitan Opera tenor Brian Sullivan, and actor Edward Everett Horton. The role of Valencienne is played by soprano Helena Bliss. The DVD Includes the original commercials, as a separate…
Featuring Yvonne Kenny, Bo Skovhus, Angelika Kirschlager, and others. Conducted by Erich Kunzel. Staged by Lotfi Mansouri. Filmed at the San Francisco Opera.
A studio film by the National Ballet of Canada. A ballet choreographed by Ronald Hynd.
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Biographical sketch as chronological table. Duration: ca. 10 minutes.
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Original book and lyrics by Victor Leon and Leo Stein. With preface by Sams. This version of the Merry Widow was premiered by the Royal Opera at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, in October 1997. With cast, synopsis of scenes.
The libretto for this operetta was written by Leo Stein and Victor Leon. Castel's edition includes the original German text, with IPA transcriptions and word-for-word English translations. With a foreword by Thomas Hampson.