Magic Moments of Opera

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Magic Moments of Opera

Catalogue No:

107515

Discs:

11

Release date:

30th Aug 2011

Barcode:

0807280751598

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Magic Moments of Opera


Beethoven:

Fidelio, Op. 72

Live from the Opernhaus Zürich, 2004

Camilla Nylund (Leonore), Jonas Kaufmann (Florestan), László Polgár (Rocco), Christoph Strehl (Jaquino) Alfred Muff (Pizarro), Elizabeth Rae Magnuson (Marzelline), Günther Groissböck (Fernando), Boguslaw Bidzinski (First Prisoner) & Gabriel Bermúdez (Second Prisoner)

Chorus & Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor) & Jürgen Flimm (director)

Bizet:

Carmen

Live from the Wiener Staatsoper, 1978

Elena Obraztsova (Carmen), Isobel Buchanan (Micaëla), Yuri Mazurok (Escamillo), Isobel Buchanan (Micaëla), Cheryl Kanfoush (Frasquita), Axelle Gall (Mercédès), Kurt Rydl (Zuniga), Hans Helm (Moralès), Heinz Zednik (Remendado) & Paul Wolfrum (Dancaïre)

Stage Orchestra, Orchestra and Chorus of the Wiener Staatsoper, The Vienna Boys’ Choir and Ballet of the Wiener Staatsoper, Carlos Kleiber (conductor) & Franco Zeffirelli (stage director)

Massenet:

Werther

Live from the Wiener Staatsoper, 2005

Marcelo Álvarez (Werther), Elina Garanca (Charlotte), Ileana Tonca (Sophie), Adrian Eröd (Albert), Alfred Sramek (Le Bailli), Peter Jelosits (Schmidt), Marcus Pelz (Johann), Clemens Unterreiner (Brühlmann) & Maria Gusenleitner (Käthchen)

Orchestra, Stage Orchestra and Chorus der Wiener Staatsoper & Children of the Opernschule der Wiener Staatsoper, Philippe Jordan (conductor) & Andrei Serban (director)

Mozart:

Die Zauberflöte, K620

Live from the Opéra national de Paris, 2001

Piotr Beczala (Tamino), Dorothea Röschmann (Pamina), Detlef Roth (Papageno), Matti Salminen (Sarastro), Désirée Rancatore (Königin der Nacht), Gaële Le Roi (Papagena), Wolfgang Schöne (Sprecher), Uwe Peper (Monostatos), Cécile Perrin, Helene Schneiderman & Hélène Perraguin (Drei Damen)

Chorus and Orchestra of the Opéra National de Paris, Iván Fischer (conductor) & Benno Besson (stage director)

Puccini:

Tosca

Live from the Arena di Verona, 2006

Fiorenza Cedolins (Floria Tosca), Marcelo Alvarez (Mario Cavaradossi) & Ruggero Raimondi (Il Barone Scarpia), Fabio Previati (Sagristano), Marco Spotti (Angelotti), Enrico Facini (Spoletta), Giuliano Pelizon (Sciarrone), Ottavia Dorrucci (Un pastore) & Angelo Nardinocchi (Un carceriere)

Arena Di Verona, Daniel Oren (conductor) & Hugo de Ana (stage director)

Rossini:

Il barbiere di Siviglia

Live from the Opéra national de Paris

Joyce DiDonato (Rosina), Roberto Saccà (Graf Almaviva), Dalibor Jenis (Figaro), Carlos Chausson (Bartolo), Kristinn Sigmundsson (Basilio), Nicholas Garrett (Fiorello), Jeannette Fischer (Berta) & Denis Aubry (Polizeioffizier)

Chorus and Orchestra of the Opéra National de Paris, Bruno Campanella (conductor) & Coline Serreau (stage director)

Strauss, J, II:

Die Fledermaus

Live from the Wiener Staatsoper, 1980

Bernd Weikl (Gabriel von Eisenstein), Lucia Popp (Rosalinde), Erich Kunz (Gefängnisdirektor Frank), Brigitte Fassbaender (Prinz Orlofsky), Josef Hopferwieser (Alfred), Walter Berry (Dr Falke), Anton Wendler (Dr Blind), Edita Gruberova (Adele), Karin Göttling (Ida), Helmut Lohner (Frosch) & Karl Caslavsky (Iwan)

Orchestra, Ballet and Chorus of the Wiener Staatsoper, Theodor Guschlbauer (conductor) & Otto Schenk (director)

Strauss, R:

Elektra

Live from the Wiener Staatsoper, 1989

Eva Marton (Elektra), Brigitte Fassbaender (Klytämnestra), Franz Grundheber (Orest), James King (Aegisth), Goran Simic (Attendant of Orest), Waltraud Winsauer (Confidant), Noriko Sasaki (Train Bearer), Wilfried Gahmlich (Young Servant), Claudio Otelli (Old Servant), Gabriele Lechner (Attendant) & Margarita Lilowa, Gabriele Sima, Margareta Hintermeier, Brigitte Poschner-Klebel, Joanna Borowska (Maids)

Chorus and Orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper, Claudio Abbado (conductor) & Harry Kupfer (stage director)

Verdi:

Aida

Live from the Teatro alla Scala 1985

Maria Chiara (Aida), Luciano Pavarotti (Radames), Ghena Dimitrova (Amneris), Juan Pons (Amonasro), Paata Burchuladze (The King of Egypt), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Ramphis), Francesca Garbi (Priestess) & Ernesto Gavazzi (Messenger)

Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala, Lorin Maazel (conductor) & Luca Ronconi (stage director)

Wagner:

Tannhäuser

Live from the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden 2008

Robert Gambill (Tannhäuser), Camilla Nylund (Elisabeth), Roman Trekel (Wolfram von Eschenbach), Waltraud Meier (Venus), Stephen Milling (Hermann, Landgraf von Thüringen), Marcel Reijans (Walther von der Vogelweide), Tom Fox (Biterolf), Andreas Hörl (Reimar von Zweter), Florian Hoffmann (Heinrich der Schreiber), Katherina Müller (Ein junger Hirt), Claudia Chmelar, Anna-Katina Tilch, Manuela Leonhartsberger, Martina König (Edelknaben) & Reinier van der Eng (Geist des Tannhäuser)

Philharmonia Chor Wien & Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Philippe Jordan (conductor) & Nikolaus Lehnhoff (stage director)


DVD Video - 11 discs

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With »Magic Moments of Opera« Arthaus Musik has launched the opera sensation of the year. Stars like PLÁCIDO DOMINGO, JOYCE DIDONATO, JONAS KAUFMANN, LUCIANO PAVAROTTI and ELI¯NA GARANCˇA offer a coruscating display of singing from the world’s foremost opera houses.

Love and passion; wrath and wit; revenge and regret. Legendary recordings of ten operatic masterpieces offer both cognoscenti and the uninitiated an opportunity to experience truly great stage performances. Magic moments of opera.

Sound Format: various

Picture Format: 4:3 /16:9

DVD Format: 11 x DVD 9, NTSC

Subtitle Languages: various

Running Time: ca. 1500 mins

FSK: 0

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