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Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflote / Royal Opera House


Release Date: 10/28/2014 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 7155  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Graciela ArayaRinat ShahamAna JamesDorothea Röschmann,   ... 
Conductor:  Antonio PappanoSir Colin DavisSir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 5 
Length: 9 Hours 49 Mins. 

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MOZART OPERAS
(5-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

Figaro - Erwin Schrott
Susanna - Miah Persson
Count Almaviva - Gerald Finley
Countess Almaviva - Dorothea Röschmann
Marcellina - Graciela Araya
Barbarina - Ana James
Cherubino - Rinat Shaham

Royal Opera Chorus
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Antonio Pappano, conductor

David McVicar, stage director

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House,
Read more Covent Garden, London, 10, 13 and 17 February 2006

Bonus:
- The Magic of Mozart: Interviews with Antonio Pappano, David McVicar and principal cast
- Cast gallery and illustrated synopsis

DON GIOVANNI

Don Giovanni - Simon Keenlyside
Leporello - Kyle Ketelsen
Commendatore - Eric Halfvarson
Donna Anna - Marina Poplavskaya
Donna Elvira - Joyce DiDonato
Don Ottavio - Ramón Vargas
Zerlina - Miah Persson
Masetto - Robert Gleadow

Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Francesca Zambello, stage director

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, on 8 and 12 September 2008

Bonus:
- Illustrated synopsis and cast gallery
- Into the Royal Opera House
- Backstage Tour

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE

Tamino - Will Hartmann
Pamina - Dorothea Röschmann
Queenof the Night - Diana Damrau
Sarastro - Franz-Josef Selig
Papageno - Simon Keenlyside
Papagena - Ailish Tynan
Monostatos - Adrian Thompson

Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Colin Davis, conductor

David McVicar, stage director
John F. Macfarlane, set designer
Paule Constable, lighting designer
Leah Hausman, choreographer

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 27 January 2003

Bonus:
- BBC feature looks behind the scenes at this production
- Conductor Sir Colin Davis talks about Die Zauberflöte
- Illustrated synopsis of the operas

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Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, Spanish (all), French, German, Italian (Figaro, Don Giovanni)
Running time: 9 hrs 49 mins
No. of Discs: 5
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Works on This Recording

1.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Graciela Araya (Mezzo Soprano), Rinat Shaham (Soprano), Ana James (Soprano),
Dorothea Röschmann (Soprano), Miah Persson (Soprano), Gerald Finley (Baritone),
Erwin Schrott (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Diana Damrau (Soprano), Will Hartmann (Tenor), Franz-Josef Selig (Bass),
Dorothea Röschmann (Soprano), Simon Keenlyside (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Don Giovanni, K 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Eric Halfvarson (Bass), Simon Keenlyside (Baritone), Kyle Ketelsen (Bass Baritone),
Joyce DiDonato (Mezzo Soprano), Ramón Vargas (Tenor), Marina Poplavskaya (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague 

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