- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 24, 2000
- Originally Released: 1992
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
In a gala program prior to its reconstruction, the Glyndebourne Festival Theatre hosted a concert featuring Montserrat Caballe, Ruggero Raimondi, Felicity Lott, Frederica von Stade and more opera stars paying homage to a great stage.
Description by Image Entertainment:
In 1992, the Glyndebourne Festival Theatre mounted a sensational Gala Evening with a host of opera's leading personalities gathered to provide a program of unsurpassed musical pleasure. The singers included Montserrat Caballe, Felicity Lott, Ruggero Raimondi, Benjamin Luxon, Kim Begley, Frederica von Stade and Cynthia Haymon--all of whom appeared at Glyndebourne in the early days of their careers. With Andrew Davis and Bernard Haitink conducting the London Philharmonic, this momentous evening came to a climax with a spectacular display of fireworks. Tracks: Voi che sapete (Mozart), Patria oppressa!, Ah la paterna mano, Salce salce, Ave Maria (Verdi), Una voce poco fa, La calunnia (Rossini), Ruin disaster shame (Stravinsky), Illustratevi o cieli (Monteverdi), Summertime (Gershwin), Storm Interlude (Britten), Closing Scene from "Capriccio" (Strauss), La ci darem la mano, Nettuno s'onori, Overture from "Le Nozze di Figaro" (Mozart).