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Mozart: Die Zauberflöte / Araiza, Gruberova, Sawallisch, Et Al

Mozart / Moll / Araiza / Gruberova / Sawallisch
Release Date: 12/06/2005 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 00551409  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Francisco AraizaEdita GruberovaLucia PoppKurt Moll,   ... 
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State OrchestraBavarian State Opera Chorus

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Directed by August Everding
STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1
Subtitles: German/English/French/Spanish/Chinese

This live recording of a 1983 performance from the Bayerische Staatsoper brings to life one of the most popular operas in a wonderful staging by August Everding.

"Don’t miss the seriousness, and don’t forget the humor" – a mantra that sums up Everding’s approach this unique Zauberflöte, in which Everding proves himself to be the true master of his profession.

Edita Gruberova, the most sought-after Queen of the Night of our time, joins Francisco Araiza (Tamino) and conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch in leading an all-star cast that makes this performance a feast for
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Works on This Recording

1. Die Zauberflöte, K 620 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Francisco Araiza (Tenor), Edita Gruberova (Soprano), Lucia Popp (Soprano),
Kurt Moll (Bass), Wolfgang Brendel (Baritone)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Bel Canto fan November 4, 2012 By Perry S. (New Plymouth, -) See All My Reviews "This is only the third production of Die Zauberflote that I have seen and they have all been quite different. This is probably the earliest one (1983) and probably quite conventional. There is some great acting and the voices are very good. I found it a bonus to see some well known names in the early days of their careers. For what must have been a VHS taped opera, the picture is distinctly better than the usual and no problems with the sound. For anyone who likes to see an opera as it was written, this can be recommended." Report Abuse
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