Berlin Opera Night

EuroArts: 2059008

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Berlin Opera Night

Label:

EuroArts

Catalogue No:

2059008

Discs:

1

Release date:

2nd Jan 2013

Barcode:

0880242590084

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Berlin Opera Night

Recorded live at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, 2011


Delibes:

Lakmé: Dôme épais (Flower Duet)

Vivica Genaux (mezzo) and Simone Kermes (soprano)

Gounod:

L'amour, l'amour... Ah, lève-toi soleil (from Roméo et Juliette)

Antonio Poli (tenor)

Meyerbeer:

Ah ciel pietoso (from Emma di Resburgo)

Vivica Genaux (mezzo)

Puccini:

E lucevan le stelle (from Tosca)

Teodor Llincai (tenor)

Rossini:

Accusata di furto (from La Gazza Ladra)

Alex Esposito (bass)

Semiramide Overture

Sartori:

Con Te Partirò

Verdi:

Il balen del suo sorriso (from Il Trovatore)

Dalibor Jenis (baritone)

Quando le sere al placido (from Luisa Miller)

Francesco Demuro (tenor)

O don fatale (from Don Carlo)

Anna Smirnova (mezzo)

Surta è la notte...Ernani! Ernani, involami (from Ernani)

Adrianne Pieczonka (soprano)

O patria mia (from Aida)

Kristin Lewis (soprano)

Wagner:

Freudig begrussen wir 'Entrance of the Guests' (from Tannhauser)


DVD Video

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Major stars of the international opera stage come together with the Chor und Orchester of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, under the internationally acclaimed conductor Donald Runnicles, in this opera gala in aid of the German AIDS Foundation.

Highlights from operas by Rossini, Verdi, Meyerbeer, Wagner, Delibes, Sartori are performed by world-class musicians from around the globe.

Heading the star-studded line-up were established artists of the calibre of Adrianne Pieczonka, Vivica Genaux and Simone Kermes, while the younger generation is represented by tenors Francesco Demuro, Antonio Poli and Teodor Illincai, as well as the exciting soprano Kristin Lewis and mezzo-soprano Anna Smirnova. The result was truly an evening to remember.

Picture format DVD: NTSC 16:9

Sound format DVD: PCM Stereo

Region code: 0

Booklet notes: English, German, French

Runnning time: 75 mins

BBC Music Magazine

May 2013

***

“Familiar pieces variably sung, but enjoyable”

MusicWeb International

“[Genaux] reveals a voice of power, colour and vocal grace as befits Meyerbeer’s stylish Emma di Resburgo...Just what tenor singing can be about is well represented by the lyric and flexibly-voiced Antonio Poli.”

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