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PURCELL, H.: King Arthur [Opera] (Sung in English with German dialogue) (Staatsoper unter den Linden, 2017) (Blu-ray, HD)



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PURCELL, H.: King Arthur [Opera] (Sung in English with German dialogue) (Staatsoper unter den Linden, 2017) (Blu-ray, HD)

DVD Clip

Henry Purcell
(Sung in English with German dialogue)
(Blu-ray Disc Version)

Libretto by John Dryden with German text by Wolfgang Wiens and Hans Duncker

Philidel / Shepherdess / Cupid / Siren / Nymph / Venus - Anett Fritsch
Priest / Shepherdess / She / Siren / Nymph - Robin Johannsen
Priest / He / Sylvan - Benno Schachtner
Priest / Herold / Sylvan / Comus - Mark Milhofer
Priest / Shepherd / Sylvan / Comus - Stephan Rügamer
Priest / Fisherman / Comus - Arttu Kataja
Priest / Grimbald / Cold Genius / Sylvan / Aeolus / Peasant / Comus - Johannes Weisser

Arthur - Michael Rotschopf
Oswald - Max Urlacher
Conon - Axel Wandtke
Merlin - Hans-Michael Rehberg
Osmond - Oliver Stokowski
Grimbald - Tom Radisch
Aurelius - Steffen Schortie Scheumann
Emmeline - Meike Droste
Matilda - Sigrid Maria Schnückel

Skills Ensemble
Berlin State Opera Chorus
(chorus master: Martin Wright)
Berlin Akademie für Alte Musik

René Jacobs, conductor

Sven-Eric Bechtolf and Julian Crouch, stage directors
Julian Crouch, set designer
Kevin Pollard, costume designer
Olaf Freese, lighting designer
Gail Skrela, choreographer

Recorded at the Staatsoper im Schiller Theater, Berlin, Germany, 19 and 21 January 2017.

Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Audio languages: English, German
Subtitles: English, German, French, Japanese, Korean
Running time: 170 mins
No. of Discs: 1 (BD 50)

Note: This Blu-ray Disc is playable only on Blu-ray Disc players, and not compatible with standard DVD players.

Purcell, Henry

Dryden, John; Duncker, Hans; Wiens, Wolfgang

Jacobs, René

Berlin Akademie für Alte Musik

Skills Ensemble

Berlin State Opera Chorus

Droste, Meike; Fritsch, Anett; Johannsen, Robin; Kataja, Arttu; Milhofer, Mark; Radisch, Tom; Rehberg, Hans-Michael; Rotschopf, Michael; Rügamer, Stephan; Schachtner, Benno; Scheumann, Steffen Schortie; Schnuckel, Sigrid Maria; Stokowski, Oliver; Urlacher, Max; Wandtke, Axel; Weisser, Johannes

Label: Naxos

Genre: Opera

Period: Baroque

Catalogue No: NBD0109V

Barcode: 730099010962

Distribution Note(s):

Available Worldwide

Release Date: 04/2020

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