Lulu (Glyndebourne Festival Opera) (1996)

Genres - Music, Theater  |   Sub-Genres - Opera  |   Run Time - 183 min.  |  
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Alban Berg's operatic take on a pair of previously-banned plays by fin de siècle satirist Frank Wedekind is performed before a live audience at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera in this release featuring music by the London Philharmonic conducted by Andrew Davis. Christine Schäfer and Kathryn Harries star in the tale of a society hostess that falls into the bleak world of prostitution before falling prey to notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper.

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fall [downfall], Jack-the-Ripper, murder, prostitute/prostitution, seduction