this is the best thing we have to date. Standard PCM sound…and the picture is very good. © 2012 Fanfare Read complete review on Fanfare
This exceptionally beautiful staging is a revelation
This Düsseldorf presentation has the musical forces beneath a great oval screen on which Manfred’s face appears, along with mountains, arches, and more abstract designs that occasionally expand to cover orchestra and all. It’s an impressive realization by Johannes Deutsche of this echt-Romantic work, giving it an almost choreographic dimension. Andrey Boreyko leads his large forces in a powerful performance, with Johann von Bülow speaking Manfred effectively… © 2011 Ballet Review
The performance is excellent in every way. Soloists are in with the orchestra.