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NEW FROM DACAPO
RUED LANGGAARD’S ANTIKRIST ON DVD

RUED LANGGAARD: Antikrist

Sten Byriel, bass
Anne Margrethe Dahl, soprano
Danish National Choir
Poul Elming, tenor
Helene Gjerris, soprano
Johnny van Hal, tenor
Jon Ketilsson, tenor
John Lundgren, baritone
Susanne Resmark, mezzo-soprano
Morten Suurballe

Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor

RELEASE DATE: OCTOBER 18th, 2005

Dacapo Records, the national Danish recording company, is proud to present their very first opera DVD: Rued Langgaard's powerful vision of the coming of the Antichrist, a spectacular co-production with the Royal Danish Opera and the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) from 2002. No punches are pulled as the composer's breathtaking revelation unfolds with its intriguing allegorical characters and its powerful statement about the moral decay of modern society.

Bonus material includes the 20-minute film “Langgaard and Antichrist--The Rocky Road from Idea to World Premiere” and a commentary track by conductor Thomas Dausgaard and stage director Staffan Valdemar Holm.










 
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