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(4 DVD Box set)


George Friderich Handel

SersePaula Rasmussen
ArsameneAnn Hallenberg
AmastrePatricia Bardon
RomildaIsabel Bayrakdarian
AtalantaSandrine Piau
Ariodate- Marcello Lippi
ElviroMatteo Peirone

Ludwigshafen Theatre Chorus
Les Talens Lyriques
Christophe Rousset
, conductor

Michael Hampe, stage director
Carlo Tommasi, set and costume design

Recorded live at the Semperoper, Dresden, 2-3 June 2000




Henry Purcell

Isabel Rey, soprano
Barbara Bonney, soprano
Birgit Remmert, contralto
Michael Schade, tenor
Oliver Widmer, baritone

King ArthurMichael Maertens
OswaldDietmar König
CononPeter Maertens
MerlinChristoph Bantzer
OsmondRoland Renner
AureliusChristoph Kail
EmmelineSylvie Rohrer
MatildaUlli Maier
PhilidelAlexandra Henkel
GrimbaldWerner Wölbern

Vienna State Opera Chorus
Concentus Musicus Wien
NIkolaus Harnoncourt
, conductor

Jürgen Flimm, stage director

Recorded live at the Felsenreitschule, 24–28 July 2004




Jean-Baptiste Lully

PerséeCyril Auvity
AndromèdeMarie Lenormand
CassiopeStephanie Novacek
Mérope – Monica Whicher
Céphée / MéduseOlivier Laquerre
PhinéeAlain Coulombe
MercureColin Ainsworth
Vénus / Une Nymphe guerrièreVilma Vitols
Cyclope / Sténone / un Triton – Curtis Sullivan
EuryaleMichiel Schrey

Atelier Ballet
Tafelmusik Chamber Choir
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Hervé NIquet
, conductor

Marshall Pynkoski, stage director
Gerard Gauci, design
Jeannette Zingg, choreography
Dora Rust-d'Eye, original costume design

Recorded live at the Elgin Theatre, Toronto, 28 April 2004


Picture format: NTSC 16:9 (King Arthur, Persée), NTSC 4:3 (Serse)
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 (all) / DTS 5.1 (only in King Arthur, Persée)
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French (King Arthur, Persée),
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish (Serse)
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 456 mins
No. of DVDs: 4 (DVD 9)

Handel, George Frideric; Lully, Jean-Baptiste; Purcell, Henry

Dryden, John; Minato, Nicolo; Quinault, Philippe

Harnoncourt, Nikolaus; Niquet, Herve; Rousset, Christophe

Concentus Musicus Wien; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra

Talens Lyriques, Les

Ludwigshafen Theatre Chorus; Tafelmusik Chamber Choir; Vienna State Opera Chorus

Ainsworth, Colin; Auvity, Cyril; Bantzer, Christoph; Bardon, Patricia; Bayrakdarian, Isabel; Bonney, Barbara; Coulombe, Alain; Hallenberg, Ann; Henkel, Alexandra; Kail, Christoph; Konig, Dietmar; Laquerre, Olivier; Lenormand, Marie; Lippi, Marcello; Maertens, Michael; Maertens, Peter; Maier, Ulli; Novacek, Stephanie; Peirone, Matteo; Piau, Sandrine; Rasmussen, Paula; Remmert, Birgit; Renner, Roland; Rey, Isabel; Rohrer, Sylvie; Schade, Michael; Schrey, Michiel; Sullivan, Curtis; Vitols, Vilma; Whicher, Monica; Widmer, Oliver; Wolbern, Werner

Label: EuroArts

Genre: Opera

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: 2057938

Barcode: 880242579386

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Available in Europe, the Americas, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, South Africa and Hong Kong

Physical Release: 10/2009

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