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Korngold: Die Tote Stadt / Segerstam, Et Al


Release Date: 08/05/1997 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8660060-61   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Thomas SunnegardhKatarina DalaymanAnders BergstromIngrid Tobiasson,   ... 
Conductor:  Leif Segerstam
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera OrchestraRoyal Stockholm Opera ChorusTomtberga School Children's Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.145) - "...This new Naxos comes from 1996 stage performances at the Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm. It doesn't have such luxurious casting as the RCA version, but it's a worthy performance....Segerstam's conducting adds much to the powerful impact of this madly passionate opera..."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.145) - "...This new Naxos comes from 1996 stage performances at the Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm. It doesn't have such luxurious casting as the RCA version, but it's a worthy performance....Segerstam's conducting adds much to the powerful impact of this madly passionate opera..." Read less

Works on This Recording

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Die tote Stadt, Op 12 by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Performer:  Thomas Sunnegardh (Tenor), Katarina Dalayman (Soprano), Anders Bergstrom (Baritone),
Ingrid Tobiasson (Mezzo Soprano), Per Arne Wahlgren (Baritone), Hilde Leidland (Soprano),
Anna Tomson (Mezzo Soprano), Lars-Erik Jonsson (Tenor), Ulrik Quale (Tenor)
Conductor:  Leif Segerstam
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Stockholm Opera Orchestra,  Royal Stockholm Opera Chorus,  Tomtberga School Children's Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1996 
Venue:  Live  Royal Swedish Opera House, Stockholm 
Length: 124 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Libretto booklet in German. 

Customer Reviews

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 Korngold Opera October 30, 2016 By S. Snow (Kenmore, WA) See All My Reviews "If you ever tire of hearing the same operas over and over again, Korngold has written operas on a par with the best. Die Tote Stadt is his best known and this recording is my choice of those available." Report Abuse
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