- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 45 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: July 16, 2002
- Originally Released: 1991
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New Zealand beauty Kiri Te Kanawa rose up, through a combination of determination and raw, breathtaking talent, to become one of the most notable opera singers in the world. This biographical documentary, which is narrated by Melvyn Bragg, tells Kanawa's inspiring story through candid interviews with the star and several of her illustrious friends. Career performance highlights of arias by composers including Handel, Mozart, and Puccini, showcase the amazing vocal chords and dramatic presence that has made the diva worthy of such a beautiful profile.
Description by Image Entertainment:
An operatic fairytale come to life, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's life story is filled with drama and beautiful music. From an unlikely background, she went on to become the world's most famous and best loved female opera star. In this definitive profile, she discusses her life and career in a series of in-depth interviews, including extensive performance selections featuring arias by Cilea, Puccini, Handel, and Mozart, with the special participation of Sir Georg Solti, Jeffrey Tate, Stephen Barlow, and John Hopkins.
Classical Music |
Opera Stars |