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Catalani: La Wally / Rumpf, Kugel, Ferreira, Valentin, Langbein

Release Date: 08/12/2014 
Label:  Capriccio Records   Catalog #: 9005  
Composer:  Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Johannes WimmerKristina CosumanoPaulo FerreiraMarc Kugel,   ... 
Conductor:  Alexander Rumpf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tiroler Landestheater ChorusTiroler Landestheater Orchestra Innsbruck
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Once upon a time there was a young woman who was more courageous than all the men in her mountain village".
Given the era, what sounds like a fictitious story really happened. Anna Stainer-Knittel's (b. 1841) life was novelized and serialized with filtered in motifs from Tyrolean legend in a Milan paper by Wilhelmine von Hillern, where the Italian composer Alfredo Catalani became aware of it.
It's first staging at La Scala in Milan, 1892 met with great approval.

Alfredo Catalani

Stromminger – Marc Kugel
Wally – Susanna von der Burg
Giuseppe Hagenbach – Paulo Ferreira
Vincenzo Gellner – Bernd Valentin
Walter – Susanne Langbein
Afra –
Read more Kristina Cosumano
Il Pedone – Johannes Wimmer

Tiroler Landestheater Chorus
(chorus master: Michel Roberge)
Innsbruck Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Rumpf, conductor

Johannes Reitmeier, stage director
Thomas Dörfler, set designer
Michael D. Zimmermann, costume designer
Johann Kleinhein, lighting designer

Recorded live from the Tiroler Landestheater, Innsbruck, 2012

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Stereo 2.0 / Surround 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, German, English
Running time: 119 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

La Wally by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Johannes Wimmer (Bass), Kristina Cosumano (Mezzo Soprano), Paulo Ferreira (Tenor),
Marc Kugel (Bass Baritone), Bernd Valentin (Baritone), Susanna Von Der Burg (Soprano),
Susanne Langbein (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alexander Rumpf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tiroler Landestheater Chorus,  Tiroler Landestheater Orchestra Innsbruck
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 

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 beautiful music September 5, 2015 By daniel abrahams (palm bay, FL) See All My Reviews "I WISH THERE WAS ANOTHER RECORDING ON DVD TO COMPARE" Report Abuse
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