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MENDELSSOHN, F.: Symphony No. 2,


MENDELSSOHN, F.: Symphony No. 2, "Lobgesang" (NTSC)

DVD Clip

Anne Schwanewilms · Petra-Maria Schnitzer · Peter Seiffert
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Available January 2006

Symphony No.2 "Lobgesang"
Overture to "A Midsummer Night's Dream" · Psalm 114 ·
Wolfgang Rihm: Verwandlung 2 - World Première

Anne Schwanewilms · Petra-Maria Schnitzer · Peter Seiffert
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra & GewandhausChor
Riccardo Chailly
, conductor

Recorded live at the Gewandhaus, Leipzig, 2-3 September 2005

Picture Format: NTSC · 16:9 anamorphic
Sound Formats: PCM Stereo · Dolby Digital 5.1 · DTS 5.1
Region Code: 0
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish
Booklet Notes: English, German, French
Running Time: 121 mins · 113 mins (Performance) + 8 mins Bonus (Chailly in Leipzig)
Cat no.: 2054668

  • Riccardo Chailly's inaugural concert as Kapellmeister of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra capturing the full atmosphere of a unique musical occasion
  • A feast of Mendelssohn from the orchestra the composer founded
  • Includes an overwhelming performance of Mendelssohn's Second Symphony "Lobgesang" with its celebratory choral last movement in a new edition, as well as the ever-popular overture "A Midsummer Night's Dream" - also in a new edition
  • Outstanding vocal soloists including Anne Schwanewilms and Peter Seiffert
  • The Gewandhaus Orchestra can look back with pride today at a history of over 250 years. It has made music history and evolved into one of the world's best-known and most renowned orchestras
  • Brand new recording - state-of-the-art quality

Bonus Film: Chailly in Leipzig - The Gewandhaus Orchestra welcomes its new Kapellmeister

"The Leipzig sound is something to savour, with the unique warmth of its string section, the piquancy of its winds and the vivid, incisive colours of its brass." -- The Guardian

Mendelssohn, Felix; Rihm, Wolfgang

Chailly, Riccardo

Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

Gewandhaus Chorus; Leipzig Opera Chorus

Schnitzer, Petra-Maria; Schwanewilms, Anne; Seiffert, Peter

Label: EuroArts

Genre: Classical Concert

Period: Contemporary; Romantic

Catalogue No: 2054668

Barcode: 880242546685

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Physical Release: 11/2005

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