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MAGIC MOMENTS OF OPERA (NTSC) (DVD Box Set)

    
 

MAGIC MOMENTS OF OPERA (NTSC) (DVD Box Set)


MAGIC MOMENTS OF OPERA
(11 DVD Box Set)

 

Lethal
Georges Bizet
CARMEN

Carmen – Elena Obraztsova
Don José –
Plácido Domingo
Escamillo –
Yuri Mazurok
Micaëla –
Isobel Buchanan
Frasquita –
Cheryl Kanfoush
Mercédès –
Axelle Gall
Zuniga –
Kurt Rydl
Moralès –
Hans Helm
Remendado –
Heinz Zednik
Dancaïre –
Paul Wolfrum

Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Carlos Kleiber
, conductor

Franco Zeffirelli, stage director

Recorded live from the Wiener Staatsoper, December 1978

 

Nocturnal
Johann Strauss II

DIE FLEDERMAUS

Gabriel von EisensteinBernd Weikl
RosalindeLucia Popp
FrankErich Kunz
Prinz OrlofskyBrigitte Fassbaender
AlfredJosef Hopferwieser
Dr. FalkeWalter Berry
Dr. BlindAnton Wendler
AdeleEdita Gruberova
IdaKarin Göttling
FroschHelmut Lohner
IwanKarl Caslavsky

Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Norbert Balatsch)
Theodor Guschlbauer, conductor

Otto Schenk, stage director
Günther Schneider-Siemssen, set design
Milena Canonero, costume designer
Gerlinde Dille, choreography

Recorded live from the Vienna State Opera, 1980.

 

Enchanting
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE

TaminoPiotr Beczala
PaminaDorothea Röschmann
PapagenoDetlef Roth
SarastroMatti Salminen
The Queen of NightDésirée Rancatore
An Elderly Priest [Speaker]Wolfgang Schöne
First LadyCécile Perrin
Second LadyHelene Schneiderman
Third LadyHélène Perraguin
PapagenaGaële Le Roi
MonostatosUwe Peper
First PriestBjarni Thor Kristinsson
Second PriestWilfried Gahmlich
First man in armourRobert Künzli
Second man in armourBjarni Thor Kristinsson
First SlaveVadim Artamonov
Second SlaveOlivier Berg
Third SlavePaolo Bondi
The three boys – Soloists of the Tölzer Knabenchor

Paris National Opera Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: David Levi)
Iván Fischer
, conductor

Benno Besson, stage director
Jean-March Stehlé, set and costume designer
André Diot, lighting designer

Recorded at the Opéra National de Paris, 2001

 

Free-Spirited
Ludwig van Beethoven

FIDELIO

Leonore – Camilla Nylund 
Florestan –
Jonas Kaufmann  
Don Pizarro –
Alfred Muff 
Rocco –
László Pólgár 
Marzelline –
Elizabeth Rae Magnuson  
Jaquino –
Christoph Strehl 
Don Fernando –
Günther Groissböck 
Erster Gefangener –
Boguslaw Bidzinski  
Zweiter Gefangener –
Gabriel Bermúdez

Zurich Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
, conductor

Jürgen Flimm, stage director
Rolf Glittenberg, set designer

Recorded at the Opernhaus Zürich in February 2004

 

Monumental
Giuseppe Verdi

AIDA

AidaMaria Chiara
RadamesLuciano Pavarotti
AmnerisGhena Dimitrova
AmonasroJuan Pons
Il re Paata Burchladze
RamfisNicolai Ghiaurov
Una sacerdotessaFrancesca Garbi
Un messaggeroErnesto Gavazzi

Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Lorin Maazel, conductor

Luca Ronconi, stage director

Recorded at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1985

 

Heartbreaking
Jules Massenet

WERTHER

WertherMarcelo Álvarez
CharlotteElīna Garanča
AlbertAdrian Eröd
SophieIleana Tonca
SchmidtPeter Jelosits
Le Bailli
Alfred Šramek
BühlmannClemens Unterreiner
JohannMarkus Pelz
KäthchenMaria Gusenleitner

Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Philippe Jordan
, conductor

Andrei Serban, stage director
Peter Pabst, set designer

Recorded live from the Vienna State Opera, 2005.

 

Sharp-Witted
Gioachino Rossini
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

Il Conte d’AlmavivaRoberto Saccà
BartoloCarlos Chausson
RosinaJoyce DiDonato
FigaroDalibor Jenis
BasilioKristinn Sigmundsson
FiorelloNicholas Garrett
BertaJeannette Fischer
Un UfficialeDenis Aubry

Paris National Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Bruno Campanella
, conductor

Coline Serreau, stage director

Recorded live at the Opéra National de Paris, 2002

 

Combative
Richard Wagner

TANNHÄUSER

Tannhäuser – Robert Gambill
Elisabeth – Camilla Nylund
Venus – Waltraud Meier
Wolfram von Eschenbach – Roman Trekel
Landgraf – Stephen Milling
Walther von der Vogelweide Marcel Reijans
BiterolfTom Fox
Reimar von ZweterAndreas Hörl
Heinrich der Schreiber Florian Hoffmann
Ein junger Hirt – Katherina Müller

Vienna Philharmonia Choir
Berlin Deutsches Symphony Orchestra
Philippe Jordan,
conductor

Nikolaus Lehnhoff, stage director
Raimund Bauer, set design
Andrea Schmidt-Futterer, costumes

Recorded live from the Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden, 2008

 

Breathtaking
Giacomo Puccini
TOSCA

Floria ToscaFiorenza Cedolins
Mario CavaradossiMarcelo Álvarez
Il barone ScarpiaRuggero Raimondi
Cesare AngelottiMarco Spotti
Il sagrestanoFabio Previati
SpolettaEnrico Facini
SciarroneGiuliano Pelizon
Un carceriereAngelo Nardinocchi
Un pastorelloOttavia Dorrucci

Coro e Orchestra dell’Arena di Verona
(chorus master: Marco Faelli)
Coro di voci bianche “A.Li.Ve”
(conductor: Paolo Facincani)
Daniel Oren
, conductor

Hugo de Ana, stage director, set, costume and lighting designer

Recorded live at the Arena di Verona, July 2006

 

High-Tension
Richard Strauss
ELEKTRA

ElektraEva Marton
KlytämnestraBrigitte Fassbaender
ChrysothemisCheryl Studer
AegisthJames King
OrestFranz Grundheber

Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Claudio Abbado
, conductor

Harry Kupfer, stage director
Hans Schavernoch, set design
Reinhard Heinrich, costume design
Robert Stangl, lighting

Recorded from the Vienna State Opera, 1989

 

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Picture format: NTSC 4:3 / 16:9
Sound format: various
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanish + Italian (except Aida) + Dutch (Aida only)
Running time: 25 hours
No. of DVDs: 11 (DVD 9)







Composer(s):
Beethoven, Ludwig van; Bizet, Georges; Massenet, Jules; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Puccini, Giacomo; Rossini, Gioachino; Strauss II, Johann; Strauss, Richard; Verdi, Giuseppe; Wagner, Richard

Lyricist(s):
Blau, Edouard; Genee, Richard; Ghislanzoni, Antonio; Giacosa, Giuseppe; Haffner, Carl; Halevy, Ludovic; Hartmann, Georges; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von; Illica, Luigi; Meilhac, Henri; Milliet, Paul; Schikaneder, Emanuel; Sonnleithner, Joseph; Sterbini, Cesare; Wagner, Richard

Conductor(s):
Abbado, Claudio; Campanella, Bruno; Fischer, Ivan; Guschlbauer, Theodor; Harnoncourt, Nikolaus; Jordan, Philippe; Kleiber, Carlos; Maazel, Lorin; Oren, Daniel

Orchestra(s):
Arena of Verona Orchestra; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; Milan La Scala Orchestra; Paris National Opera Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Orchestra; Zurich Opera House Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
Vienna State Opera Ballet

Choir(s):
Arena of Verona Choir; Milan La Scala Chorus; Paris National Opera Chorus; Tolz Boys' Choir; Vienna Boys Choir; Vienna Philharmonia Chorus; Vienna State Opera Chorus; Voci Bianche Chorus; Zurich Opera House Chorus

Artist(s):
Alvarez, Marcelo; Artamonov, Vadim; Aubry, Denis; Beczala, Piotr; Berg, Olivier; Bermudez, Gabriel; Berry, Walter; Bidzinski, Boguslaw; Bondi, Paolo; Buchanan, Isobel; Burchuladze, Paata; Caslavsky, Karl; Cedolins, Fiorenza; Chausson, Carlos; Chiara, Maria; DiDonato, Joyce; Dimitrova, Ghena; Domingo, Placido; Dorrucci, Ottavia; Erod, Adrian; Facini, Enrico; Fassbaender, Brigitte; Fischer, Jeannette; Fox, Tom; Gahmlich, Wilfried; Gall, Axelle; Gambill, Robert; Garanca, Elina; Garbi, Francesca; Garrett, Nicholas; Gavazzi, Ernesto; Ghiaurov, Nicolai; Gottling, Karin; Groissbock, Gunther; Gruberova, Edita; Grundheber, Franz; Gusenleitner, Maria; Helm, Hans; Hoffmann, Florian; Hopferwieser, Josef; Horl, Andreas; Jelosits, Paul; Jenis, Dalibor; Kanfoush, Cheryl; Kaufmann, Jonas; King, James; Kristinsson, Bjarni Thor; Kunz, Erich; Kunzli, Robert; Lohner, Helmut; Magnuson, Elizabeth Rae; Marton, Eva; Mazurok, Yuri; Meier, Waltraud; Milling, Stephen; Muff, Alfred; Muller, Katherina; Nardinocchi, Angelo; Nylund, Camilla; Obraztsova, Elena; Pavarotti, Luciano; Pelizon, Giuliano; Pelz, Markus; Peper, Uwe; Perraguin, Helene; Perrin, Cecile; Polgar, Laszlo; Pons, Juan; Popp, Lucia; Previati, Fabio; Raimondi, Ruggero; Rancatore, Desiree; Reijans, Marcel; Roi, Gaele Le; Roschmann, Dorothea; Roth, Detlef; Rydl, Kurt; Sacca, Roberto; Salminen, Matti; Schneiderman, Helene; Schone, Wolfgang; Sigmundsson, Kristinn; Spotti, Marco; Sramek, Alfred; Strehl, Christoph; Studer, Cheryl; Tonca, Ileana; Trekel, Roman; Unterreiner, Clemens; Weikl, Bernd; Wendler, Anton; Wolfrum, Paul; Zednik, Heinz

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Opera

Period: 20th Century; Classical; Romantic

Catalogue No: 107515

Barcode: 807280751598

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in Japan


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Physical Release: 09/2011

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