Newly restored and digitally remastered from the original 35mm film, the legendary soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf stars in this acclaimed film of Richard Strauss' delightful opera, Der Rosenkavalier.
This Salzburg Festival production of Strauss' great work toured the world, and this filmed version was hailed by The New York Times as "Superb."
Schwarzkopf performs her signature role as Princess von Werdenberg, an aging beauty involved with a younger man, Octavian. But when OctavianRead more agrees to assist Baron Ochs by delivering the Baron's proposal of marriage to the beautiful young Sophie, the messenger and bride-to-be fall in love with each other!
Now totally restored, this historic film of Der Rosenkavalier is a shining example of a performance style and a musical art form that is truly immortal.
Region: A/1 (US and Canada)
Running Time: 192 minutes
Format: NTSC, Widescreen
Cast & Crew:
Composed by: Richard Strauss
Conducted by: Herbert Von Karajan
Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59by Richard Strauss Performer:
Otto Edelmann (Bass),
Sena Jurinac (Soprano),
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano),
Anneliese Rothenberger (Soprano)
Herbert von Karajan
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic Written: 1909-1910; Germany
Average Customer Review: ( 1 Customer Review )
Der Rosenkavalier January 5, 2016By Richard Ashmore (Portsmouth, RI)See All My Reviews"This is my fourth video recording of Der Rosenkavalier, and it's really, really good. The audio quality is as good as it gets, and the video is beautiful."Report Abuse