Philip Glass' 'The Perfect American' at the Teatro Real, Madrid


  • Coro y Orquesta titular del Teatro Real (Coro Intermezzo y Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid)
  • Dennis Russell Davies (Conductor)
  • Phelim McDermott (Stage Direction)
  • Christopher Purves (Baritone) : Walt Disney
  • David Pittsinger (Bass) : Roy
  • Donald Kaasch (Tenor) : Dantine
  • Janis Kelly (Soprano) : Hazel George
  • Marie McLaughlin (Soprano) : Lillian Disney
  • Sarah Tynan (Soprano) : Sharon
  • Nazan Fikret (Soprano) : Diane
  • Rosie Lomas (Soprano) : Lucy | Josh
  • Zachary James (Bass) : Abraham Lincoln
  • John Easterlin (Tenor) : Andy Warhol
  • Juan Noval-Moro (Tenor) : Chuck | A doctor
  • Beatriz de Gálvez (Soprano) : A secretary
  • Noelia Buñuel (Soprano) : A nurse


The Perfect American
Opera in two acts by Philip Glass (born in 1937)
Libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer, based on ‘Der König von Amerika’ by Peter Stephan Jungk
First performance in Madrid, Teatro Real, January 22, 2013

Recording: Teatro Real | Madrid
Director: Nicolas Auboyneau
Duration: 01:50

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