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GLUCK, C.W.: 300 YEARS - Alceste / Iphigénie en Tauride / Orfeo ed Euridice (1 Blu-ray Disc set)



GLUCK, C.W.: 300 YEARS - Alceste / Iphigénie en Tauride / Orfeo ed Euridice (1 Blu-ray Disc set)

Christoph Willibald Gluck
(Blu-ray Disc Version)



Alceste - Catherine Naglestad
Admète- Donald Kaasch
Évandre - Bernhard Schneider
Chorus Leader - Catriona Smith
High Priest of Apollo / Thanatos, God of Hades - Johan Rydh
Voice of the Oracle - Nam Soo Kim
Apollo - Motti Kastón
Heracles - Michael Ebbecke
A Herald - Wolfgang Probst

Stuttgart State Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Constantinos Carydis,

Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito, stage directors

Recorded live from the Staatsoper Stuttgart, 2006


Iphigénie en Tauride

Iphigénie - Juliette Galstian
Oreste - Rodney Gilfry
Pylade - Deon van der Walt
Thoas - Anton Scharinger
Diane - Martina Janková
Femme grecque - Anna Soranno
Première prêtresse - Lisa Lorenz
Seconde prêtresse - Eleanor Paunovic
Scythe - Michael Mrosek
Ministre - Thomas Pütz

Oreste - Paul Lorenger
Iphigénie - Catherine Villiger
Agamemnon - Bernhard Rubin
Clytemnestre - Eva Zmekova

Zurich Opera House Ballet
Zurich Opera House Chorus
(chorus master: Jürg Hämmerli)
Zurich La Scintilla Orchestra
William Christie
, conductor

Claus Guth, stage director
Christian Schmidt, set and costume designer
Jürgen Hoffmann, lighting designer
Helge Letonia, choreographer

Recorded live from the Zurich Opera House, 2001


Orfeo ed Euridice

Orfeo - Jochen Kowalski
Euridice - Gillian Webster
Amor - Jeremy Budd

Royal Opera House Chorus
(chorus master: Robin Stapleton)
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Hartmut Haenchen
, conductor

Harry Kupfer, stage director
Hans Schavernoch, set designer
Elonore Kleiber, costume designer
Willibald Kammer, lighting designer

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 1991

- Winds of Change, Winds of Love – The Life of Christoph Willibald Gluck (A film by Inger Åby)




Picture format: 1080/60i (Upscale) 4:3 (Orfeo) / 16:9 (Alceste, Iphigénie)
Sound format: PCM Stereo
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
Running time: 5 hrs 56 mins (opera) + 60 mins (bonus)
No. of Discs: 1 (BD 50)


Note: This Blu-ray Disc is playable only on Blu-ray Disc players, and not compatible with standard DVD players

Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Calzabigi, Ranieri; Guillard, Nicolas-Francois

Carydis, Constantinos; Christie, William; Haenchen, Hartmut

Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden; Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra; Zurich La Scintilla Orchestra

Zurich Opera House Ballet

Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden; Stuttgart State Opera Chorus; Zurich Opera House Chorus

Budd, Jeremy; Ebbecke, Michael; Galstian, Juliette; Gilfry, Rodney; Janková, Martina; Kaasch, Donald; Kaston, Motti; Kim, Simon Nam Soo; Kowalski, Jochen; Lorenz, Lisa; Mrosek, Michael; Naglestad, Catherine; Paunovic, Eleanor; Probst, Wolfgang; Putz, Thomas; Rydh, Johan; Scharinger, Anton; Schneider, Bernhard; Smith, Catriona; Soranno, Anna; Walt, Deon van der; Webster, Gillian

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Opera

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: 108111

Barcode: 807280811193

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Physical Release: 07/2014

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