Haydn: Il mondo della luna

C Major: 703604

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Haydn: Il mondo della luna

Label:

C Major

Catalogue No:

703604

Discs:

1

Release date:

27th Sept 2010

Barcode:

0814337010362

Medium:

Blu-ray

Region:

all
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Haydn: Il mondo della luna


Dietrich Henschel (Buonafede), Vivica Genaux (Ernesto), Bernard Richter (Ecclitico), Christina Landshamer (Clarice), Maite Beaumont (Lisetta), Markus Schafer (Cecco)

Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor) & Tobias Moretti (director)

Blu-ray

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First Haydn Il Mondo della Luna (which has blissful Mozartian spirit) available on DVD and Blu-ray!

Live recording from Theatre an der Wien, 2009.

Nikolaus Harnoncourt created an interpretation in which Haydn’s work can become a veritable gem of opera literature.

Renowned actor and director Tobias Moretti relates the story as a light-footed, magical fairy tale infused with slapstick, witty details and fantasy costumes.

Bonus Interview with Harnoncourt (26 min.)

“Harnoncourt on top form” 4 star rating Financial Times

Running Time Total: 193 minutes (Opera ´167 + ´26 Bonus ´)

Picture 16:9, HD

Sound DVD/BD: DTS 5.1, PCM Stereo

Subtitles Italian, English, German, French

Booklet English, German, French

Gramophone Magazine

January 2010

“With the ever-responsive Concentus Musicus, [Harnoncourt] duly mines the comically disruptive potential of Haydn's music with unabashed glee... The comic leads are ideally cast...an inventive, thoroughly entertaining performance of a zany, sometimes touching comedy. If you're still sceptical about Haydn's operas, this may convert you.”

International Record Review

January 2011

“[Genaux] sings with easy flexibility and sophisticated style...The rich-voiced mezzo Maite Beaumont's Lisetta does well with the patter...Bahrmann sings strongly, with fine coloratura...[Harnoncourt] is at the helm of his ensemble, the Concentus Musicus Wien, which responds to his every intention with spirited accomplishment.”

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