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HENZE: L'Upupa



HENZE: L'Upupa

DVD Clip


Matthias Goerne · Wiener Philharmoniker
Release Date: 29th November 2004

H.W. Henze:
"L'Upupa und der Triumph der Sohnesliebe"
(The Hoopoe and the Triumph of Filial Love)

Matthias Goerne · Laura Aikin · John Mark Ainsley · Alfred Muff · Axel Köhler · Wiener Staatsopernchor
Directed for Stage by Dieter Dorn
Directed for TV by Brian Large
Wiener Philharmoniker
Markus Stenz, conductor

Picture Format: NTSC · 16:9 anamorphic
Sound Formats: PCM Stereo · Dolby Digital 5.1 · DTS 5.1
Region Code: 0
Subtitles: English, German, French
Booklet Notes: English, German, French
Running Time: 143 mins

Catalogue Number: 2053929
UPC Code Number: 880242539298

  • Often acclaimed as the greatest living composer, Henze presents what he announces to be his last opera
  • Unusual vivid and entertaining piece full of amazing sounds and bewitching images
  • This world première was shot at one of the world's most distinguished Festivals and received
    unanimous acclaim from the international press
  • Matthias Goerne, one of the most sought-after young baritones, singing the leading role
  • Wiener Philharmoniker being the most prestigious orchestra in the World
  • Brand new recording - state-of-the-art quality
  • 5.1 surround sound in Dolby Digital and DTS
  • Widescreen 16:9 ratio

"In a word, a triumph for Henze and very possibly a masterpiece which will undoubtedly travel: Berlin, Madrid and Palermo are planned; London (or, preferably, Glyndebourne) surely must follow.
The Sunday Times

"Where else in contemporary opera do you find such seductive and imaginative charm, applied
with such artistry?"

The Daily Telegraph

Henze, Hans Werner

Stenz, Markus

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Vienna State Opera Chorus

Aikin, Laura; Ainsley, John Mark; Goerne, Matthias; Kohler, Axel; Muff, Alfred

Label: EuroArts

Genre: Opera

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 2053929

Barcode: 0880242539298

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Physical Release: 10/2004

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