The importance of being earnest : opera in three acts / Gerald Barry ; libretto by Gerald Barry based on the text by Oscar Wilde.

Composer
Barry, Gerald, 1952- [Browse]
Format
Audio
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • London : NMC, [2014]
  • ℗2012, ©2014
Description
1 audio disc (1 hr., 19 min., 49 sec.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.

Details

Subject(s)
Operas [Browse]
Singer
Speaker
Conductor
Performer
Form/​Genre
  • Live sound recordings
  • Operas
Notes
  • Title from disc label.
  • Synopsis by Christopher Cook, program notes by Paul Griffiths, libretto, and composer biography (31 pages : portrait) inserted in container.
Time and place of event
Recorded live 2012 April 26 Barbican Hall, London.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s)
Barbara Hannigan, soprano (Cecily Cardew) ; Katalin Károlyi, mezzo-soprano (Gwendolen Fairfax) ; Hilary Summers, contralto (Miss Prism) ; Peter Tantsits, tenor (Jack Worthing) ; Joshua Bloom, baritone (Algernon Moncrieff) ; Alan Ewing (Lady Bracknell), Benjamin Bevan (Lane/Merriman), basses ; Joshua Hart, speaker (Dr. Chasuble) ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group ; Thomas Adès, conductor.
Language(s)
Sung in English.
Publisher no.
  • NMC D197
  • D197
LCCN
2016626803
OCLC
896191170
International Article Number
  • 5023363019729
RCP
C - O