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Massenet: Werther DVD (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
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Stage Director: Benoît Jacquot
Set Design and Lighting: Charles Edward and André Diot
Costume Design: Christian Gasc 

Picture: 16:9
Sound: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.0 Surround
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 162 mins (2DVDs) 
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/SP