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Haydn: Orfeo Ed Euridice / Bonyngne, Sutherland, Gedda, Etc

Release Date: 02/27/2001 
Label:  Opera D'oro   Catalog #: 1280   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Nicolai GeddaDame Joan SutherlandMary O'BrienSpiro Malas,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish National ChorusRoyal Scottish National Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

L'anima del filosofo, H 28 no 13 "Orfeo ed Euridice" by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Nicolai Gedda (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Mary O'Brien (Soprano),
Spiro Malas (Bass), Simon Gilbert (Bass), Malcolm King (Tenor),
John Graham (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish National Chorus,  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1967 
Venue:  Live  Edinburgh, Scotland 
Length: 112 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Terrific performance March 20, 2014 By Rory R. (Winnipeg, MB) See All My Reviews "We're told Haydn's operas don't work on stage, and maybe they don't, but the music for this Orfeo from 1967 makes one wish for some revival somewhere. Different from the usual telling of the Orfeo story, Haydn's opera provides singers with great opportunities, and Gedda and Sutherland take full advantage. The excitement of this live performance crackles throughout. Splendid throughout." Report Abuse
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