Marco Polo

Tan Dun Marco Polo opera to libretto by Paul Griffiths. Directed 2008 by Pierre Audi at Het Muziektheater Amsterdam. Stars Charles Workman, Sarah Castle, Stephen Richardson, Allen Lundy, Zhang Jun, Tania Kross, Stephen Bryant, and Mu Na. Tan Dun himself conducts the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and the Cappella Amsterdam. Ya Dong plays pipa; Siddharth Kishna, sitar; Rupak Kumar Pandit, tabla) Set and lighting by Jean Kalman; costumes by Angelo Figus; choreography by Nanine Linning; directed for TV by Misjel Vermerien. Rleased  2009, disc has 5.0 PCM sound. Grade: C

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