Jeronimus (Stephen Milling), Magdelone (Susanne Resmark), Leander (Niels Jørgen Riis), Henrik (Johan Reuter), Arv (Ole Hedegaard), Leonard (Poul Elming), Leonora (Gisella Stille), Pernille (Hanne Fischer), En vægter (Sten Byriel), Maskarademester (Anders Jakobsson), En magister (Jakob Bloch Jespersen
The Royal Danish Opera Choir, Kaare Hansen (choir master) & The Royal Danish Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt
Stage directors: Kasper Bech Holten, Morgan Alling & DVD producers: Thorleif Hoppe, Niels Severin
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The premiere production was a decided audience success and a more or less unanimous press acknowledged the music as original. “The first act works excellently. After this one would swear that Carl Nielsen was born to write opéra comique. So smooth, so dexterous, such a quick turn of phrase, such aptness in the dialogue, with fine phrases and droll ideas; equally felicitous in the treatment of the text, the singing roles, the instruments of the orchestra. In the craft of music, it is a fully-fledged master who holds the pen; one’s thoughts can only resort to Verdi in ‘Falstaff’ to find a parallel.” Nationaltidende (1906)
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