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Tchaikovsky: Pique Dame / Jansons, Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna State Opera [Blu-ray]


Release Date: 07/12/2019 
Label:  Unitel Edition   Catalog #: 801504  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Brandon JovanovichIgor GolovatenkoEvgenia MuravevaVladislav Sulimsky,   ... 
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraVienna State Opera Chorus KonzertvereinigungSalzburg Festival Children's Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Hans Neuenfels, the luminary of modern director’s theatre, provides a compelling, multi-layered staging of Tchaikovsky’s Pique Dame at Salzburg Festival. In the stark, mostly abstract sets by Christian Schmidt, Neuenfels “draws gripping performances from a strong cast” (The New York Times) including Brandon Jovanovich and Evgenia Muraveva in the title roles of Herman and Lisa and legendary singer Hanna Schwarz as Countess. Mariss Jansons, “a compelling director in his element” (The New York Times) makes his rare
Read more appearance as an opera conductor, at the helm of the Wiener Philharmoniker – “Another triumph in this hot festival summer!“ (Neue Zürcher Zeitung). Mariss Jansons, “maybe the best connoisseur of this unjustly neglected opera” (Süddeutsche Zeitung), turns this Queen of Spades with as much verve as sensitivity into a “captivating musical drama” (Die Zeit).
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Works on This Recording

1.
Queen of Spades, Op. 68 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Brandon Jovanovich (Tenor), Igor Golovatenko (Baritone), Evgenia Muraveva (Soprano),
Vladislav Sulimsky (Baritone), Hanna Schwarz (Mezzo Soprano), Alexander Kravets (Tenor),
Stanislav Trofimov (Bass)
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna State Opera Chorus Konzertvereinigung,  Salzburg Festival Children's Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 

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