Features a cast of excellent soloists: Elīna Garanča, Krassimira Stoyanova, Michael Schade & Franz-Josef Selig
Performed on 13th & 14th February 2010 at the traditional memorial concert to commemorate the bombardment of Dresden during the last weeks of World War II.
Subtitles: L, G, E, F, Sp, Jp
Booklet: E, G, F
No. of Discs: 1
Run time: 90 minutes
Disc Format: DVD9
Picture: NTSC, 16:9
Audio: PCM Stereo, PCM 5.1
Region Code: 0 (worldwide)
“Thielemann generally favours lively tempos and a lightness of touch. Details are clear and he elicits a remarkable luminosity from the substantial forces, making this a deeply engaging account...The chorus is impressive and the soloists well matched.”
“The orchestra is beautifully balanced internally, with splendid trombones when they enter in the Credo...The big choir, too, sings gloriously over a wide dynamic range. Climaxes are overwhelming but with Christian Thielemann always creating supple phrasing and expressive use of light and shade...Video director Michael Beyer covers the performance most effectively and above all lets us watch the faces of the dedicated performers”
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