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Massenet: Werther Blu-ray Disc (Opéra national de Paris)

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Internationally acclaimed tenor Jonas Kaufmann triumphs as the lovelorn young poet in Massenet's great Romantic opera. A superb French supporting cast, led by Sophie Koch as his beloved Charlotte, is conducted by the legendary French maestro Michel Plasson, bringing to life this dramatically truthful period production by celebrated film director, Benoît Jacquot, whose intention was to 'make it impossible not to believe what the singers are expressing'.

Composer: Jules Massenet
Werther: Jonas Kaufmann
Charlotte: Sophie Koch
Albert: Ludovic Tézier
Sophie: Anne-Catherine Gillet 

Orchestre et Choeurs de l'Opéra de Paris, Michel Plasson 2010
Stage Director: Benoît Jacquot
Picture: 16:9 / 1080i60 / HD
Sound: PCM 24-bit Stereo  / DTS-HD Master Audio 24-bit Surround
Format: BD-50
Region code: All Regions
Running Time: 162 mins (2DVDs) 
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/SP