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Handel: Messiah / Gritton, Horak, Spinosi [Blu-ray]

Handel / Arnold / Ensemble Matheus / Spinosi
Release Date: 09/28/2010 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 703104  
Composer:  George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Richard CroftBejun MehtaFlorian BoeschSusan Gritton,   ... 
Conductor:  Arnold Schoenberg ChoirJean-Christophe SpinosiEnsemble Matheus
Number of Discs: 1 
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George Frideric Handel
Staged Version by Claus Guth, Konrad Kuhn and Christian Schmidt
(Blu-ray Disc Version)

Susan Gritton, soprano
Cornelia Horak, soprano
Martin Pöllmann, boy soprano
Bejun Mehta, altus
Richard Croft, tenor
Florian Boesch, bass

Arnold Schoenberg Choir
(chorus master: Erwin Ortner)
Ensemble Matheus
Jean-Christophe Spinosi, conductor

Claus Guth,
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Christian Schmidt, stage and costume design
Jürgen Hoffmann, lighting design
Ramses Sigl, choreographer

Recorded live at the Theater an der Wien, 2009

Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: PCM 2.0 / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish
Running time: 154 mins
No. of Discs: 1 (BD 25)
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Works on This Recording

Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Richard Croft (Tenor), Bejun Mehta (Countertenor), Florian Boesch (Baritone),
Susan Gritton (Soprano), Martin Pöllmann (Boy Soprano), Cornelia Horak (Soprano)
Conductor:  Arnold Schoenberg Choir,  Jean-Christophe Spinosi,  Ensemble Matheus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; London, England 

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