£29.99
& FREE Delivery in the UK. Delivery Details
Only 4 left in stock (more on the way).
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Handel: Deidamia (De Nede... has been added to your Basket
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Handel: Deidamia (De Nedelandse Opera) (Sally Matthews/ Veronica Cangemi/ Olga Pasichnyk/ Concerto Köln/ Ivor Bolton/ David Alden) (Opus Arte: OABD7110D) [Blu-ray] [2012] [Region Free]

4.0 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews

Additional Blu-ray options
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Blu-ray 1-Disc Version
£29.99
£26.70
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Note: This item is eligible for click and collect. Details
Pick up your parcel at a time and place that suits you.
  • Choose from over 13,000 locations across the UK
  • Prime members get unlimited deliveries at no additional cost
How to order to an Amazon Pickup Location?
  1. Find your preferred location and add it to your address book
  2. Dispatch to this address when you check out
Learn more


Frequently bought together

  • Handel: Deidamia (De Nedelandse Opera) (Sally Matthews/ Veronica Cangemi/ Olga Pasichnyk/ Concerto Köln/ Ivor Bolton/ David Alden) (Opus Arte: OABD7110D) [Blu-ray] [2012] [Region Free]
  • +
  • Handel: Rinaldo [Glyndebourne 2011] [Sonia Prina/ Varduhi Abrahamyan/ Tim Mead/ Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/ Robert Carsen/ Ottavio Dantone] [Opus Arte: OABD7107D] [Blu-ray] [2012] [Region Free]
  • +
  • Rossini: Mose In Egitto [Pesaro Festival] [Alex Esposito; Olga Senderskaya; Dmitry Korchak; Sonia Ganassi; Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna; Roberto Abbado; Graham Vick] [Opus Arte: Oabd7112D] [Blu-Ray] [2012] [Region Free]
Total price: £89.97
Buy the selected items together


Product details

  • Actors: Sally Matthews, Veronica Cangemi, Olga Pasichnyk, Silvia Tro Santafé, Andrew Foster-Williams
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Language: Italian
  • Subtitles: English, French, German
  • Region: All Regions (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: Exempt
  • Studio: Opus Arte
  • DVD Release Date: 29 Oct. 2012
  • Run Time: 208 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B009F7YSZW
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 98,740 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Product Description

DNO presents a new production of Händel's last Italian opera, Deidamia, staged by the American David Alden. No known literary source has been linked directly to this opera, which is set at the time of the Trojan War. After an oracle has predicted the death of Achilles at Troy, Achilles disguises himself as a woman and takes refuge at the court of Lycomedes, whose daughter Deidamia falls in love with the young Greek. Amorous developments and tricks of disguise expose the truth and Achilles is forced to take his place at the side of his countrymen in the battle against the Trojans. Comedy and tragedy are bedfellows in this opera, and the title role in particular covers the entire expressive spectrum, from flirtatious love song to heartfelt lament.

Press Reviews

"With this production, the Netherlands Opera once again meets with distinction its obligation to perform Baroque works." (The New York Times)
"Alden's approach is lightly ironic, matching well with a piece that treats its material with a knowing air...Ivor Bolton and Concerto Koln provide the expert musical underpinning. Sally Matthews shines as a vocally and physically poised Deidamia, Olga Pasichnyk emphasises the lusty young man hiding beneath Achille's skirts, and Silvia Tro Santafe's Ulisse presents him with a credible rival.
"
(BBC Music Magazine ★★★★)
"Sally Matthews is perfect as Deidamia: saucy in 'Nasconde l'usignol', heartfelt in 'M'hai resa infelice'...Ivor Bolton conducts with passion: splendid sforzandos in another intense aria, 'Se il timore'.
"
(Gramophone)
"the performance is magnificent. Sally [Matthews] encompasses all the aspects of Deidamia with ease and confidence...Olga Pasichnyk is a delightfully tomboyish Achilles...this is a production that will gladden the heart of any Handelian, who may well be unfamiliar with a score that deserves far more attention than it has hitherto received
"
(Musicweb International)
Cast
Sally Matthews (Deidamia)
Veronica Cangemi (Nerea)
Olga Pasichnyk (Achille)
Silvia Tro Santafé (Ulisse)
Andrew Foster-Williams (Fenice)
Umberto Chiummo (Licomede)
Concerto Köln; Ivor Bolton

Stage Director: David Alden
Catalogue Number: OABD7110D
Date of Performance: 2012
Running Time: 208 minutes
Sound: 2.0LPCM + 5.1(5.0) DTS
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Subtitles: EN, FR, DE, NE
Label: Opus Arte

Review

"With this production, the Netherlands Opera once again meets with distinction its obligation to perform Baroque works.

--New York Times

"For me, Andrew Foster-Williams as Phoenix was a bit of an unsung hero (if that's not a contradiction in terms) in this production, contributing more to the performance than was reflected in the warmth of the applause at the close.

--www.opera-britannia.com


Customer reviews

Read reviews that mention

Top customer reviews

8 August 2015
Format: DVD|Verified Purchase
Comment| One person found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
21 November 2013
Format: Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
Comment| 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
23 November 2013
Format: Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
27 November 2012
Format: Blu-ray|Verified Purchase
Comment| 4 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
12 April 2013
Format: DVD
Comment| 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse
12 April 2013
Format: Blu-ray
Comment|Was this review helpful to you? Report abuse

Would you like to see more reviews about this item?

Pages with related products. See and discover other items: handel opera

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?