Reimann, A: Lear

Oehms: OC921

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Reimann, A: Lear

Label:

Oehms

Catalogue No:

OC921

Discs:

2

Release date:

18th May 2009

Barcode:

4260034869219

Length:

2 hours 30 minutes

Medium:

CD (download also available)
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Reimann, A: Lear


Chor de Oper Frankfurt & Frankfurter Museum, Sebastian Weigle

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The uncompromising course of Shakespeare’s play is mirrored in this contemporary opera in two parts (sung in German), music whose almost tangible energy catapults the listener into a realm of irresistible fantasies. Sebastian Weigle, new conductor-in-chief at the Oper Frankfurt, is the director of music.

Aribert Reimann: Lear

Part I Scene 1: Wir haben euch hierher befohlen (Lear, Goneril, Cordelia, Regan, Kent)

Part I Scene 1: Frankreichs Konig (Lear, Cordelia, France, Regan, Goneril, Gloster, Edgar, Edmund, Narr)

Part I Scene 1: Mein Bruder Edgar, verzeih (Edmund, Edgar)

Part I Scene 1: Mein Edmund, was gibt es? (Gloster, Edmund)

Part I Scene 1: Intermezzo - Scene 2: Ist nicht das Alter lustig und faul (Lears Gefolge)

Part I Scene 2: Sauft, fresst, reisst Witze! (Lear, Lears Gefolge, Kent, Narr)

Part I Scene 2: So geht es nun (Goneril, Regan, Kent, Beide)

Part I Scene 2: Nun, Tochter, beide so entschlossen? (Lear, Goneril, Regan, Narr, Albany)

Part I Scene 2: Was steht ihr da und glotzt? (Lear, Regan, Goneril, Beide, Cornwall)

Part I Scene 2: Intermezzo

Part I Scene 3: Blast, Winde, sprengt die Backen! (Lear, Narr, Kent)

Part I Scene 3: Intermezzo

Part I Scene 4: Habe ich mein Leben retten konnen (Edgar)

Part I Scene 4: Hier ist der Platz (Kent, Lear, Narr, Edgar, Glosters Gefolge)

Part I Scene 4: Doch Ratten und Mause und solche Waren (Edgar, Gloster, Kent, Lear, Narr, Glosters Gefolge)

Part II Scene 1: Edmund, wir lingen deinen Vater ein (Cornwall, Edmund, Regan, Goneril, Gloster, Bedienter)

Part II Scene 2: Es fliesst viel Blut (Goneril, Edmund) - Scene 3: Man fand den Vater rasend (Cordelia, Edmund, Goneril)

Part II Scene 4: Welt, Welt, o Welt! (Edgar, Gloster)

Part II Scene 4: O Goneril, wie furchte ich (Albany, Edgar, Gloster, Goneril)

Part II Scene 4: Intermezzo

Part II Scene 5: Wann komme wir zum Gipfel dieser Hohe? (Gloster, Edgar)

Part II Scene 5: Nein, nein, nein! (Lear, Gloster, France, Ritter)

Part II Scene 5: Intermezzo

Part II Scene 6: Mein lieber Vater! (Cordelia, Lear)

Part II Scene 7: Der Konig und Cordelia gefangen (Edmund, Cordelia, Lear, Albany, Regan, Goneril)

Part II Scene 7: Edmund, Graf von Gloster (Edgar, Edmund, Regan, Goneril, Albany)

Part II Scene 7: Weint! Weint! Weint! Weint! (Lear, Edgar, Albany)

The Guardian

5th June 2009

***

“Though not a subtle piece, it is a mightily effective one, and this new recording, taken from four performances at the Frankfurt Opera last autumn, shows its power has not dated. With Wolfgang Koch as Lear and Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet, Caroline Whisnant and Britta Stallmeister as his three daughters, the performances are very competent.”

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