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NEW FROM DACAPO
RUED LANGGAARDS ANTIKRIST ON DVD
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
National Symphony Orchestra
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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