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Beethoven: Fidelio; Weber: Der Freischuetz; Schumann: Genoveva / Harnoncourt [blu-ray]


Release Date: 10/28/2014 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 108129  
Composer:  Carl Maria von WeberRobert SchumannLudwig van Beethoven
Performer:  László PolgárPeter SeiffertCheyne DavidsonMatti Salminen,   ... 
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Opera ChorusZurich Opera OrchestraZurich Opera House Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 7 Hours 19 Mins. 

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NICOLAUS HARNONCOURT – Opera Collection (Blu-ray Disc Version)

Ludwig van Beethoven
FIDELIO

Leonore - Camilla Nylund
Florestan - Jonas Kaufmann
Don Pizarro - Alfred Muff
Rocco - László Pólgár
Marzelline - Elizabeth Rae Magnuson
Jaquino - Christoph Strehl
Don Fernando - Günther Groissböck
Erster Gefangener - Boguslaw Bidzinski
Zweiter Gefangener - Gabriel Bermúdez

Jürgen Flimm, stage director
Rolf Glittenberg, set designer

Carl Maria von Weber
DER
Read more FREISCHÜTZ

Ottokar - Chenye Davidson
Kuno - Werner Gröschel
Agathe - Inga Nielsen
Ännchen - Malin Hartelius
Kaspar - Matti Salminen
Max - Peter Seiffert
A Hermit - László Polgár
Kilian - Volker Vogel
Samiel - Raphael Clamer

Ruth Berghaus, stage director
Hartmut Meyer, set designer
Marie-Louise Strandt, costume designer

Robert Schumann
GENOVEVA

Genoveva - Juliane Banse
Golo - Shawn Mathey
Siegfried - Martin Gantner
Margaretha - Cornelia Kallisch
Drago - Alfred Muff
Hidulfus - Ruben Drole
Balthasar - Tomasz Slawinski
Caspar - Matthew Leigh
Martin Kušej, stage director

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Zurich Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger (only in Fidelio)

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor

Recorded live from the Zurich Opera House, February 2004 (Fidelio), February 1999 (Der Freischütz), 2008 (Genoveva)

Picture format: 1080/60i (Upscale) 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Language: English
Subtitles: English, German, Italian, French, Spanish
Running time: 7 hrs 19 mins
No. of Discs: 1 (BD 50)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Der Freischütz, J 277 by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  László Polgár (Bass), Peter Seiffert (Tenor), Cheyne Davidson (Baritone),
Matti Salminen (Bass), Inga Nielsen (Soprano), Werner Gröschel (Bass),
Malin Hartelius (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Opera Chorus,  Zurich Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 02/1999 
Venue:  Zurich Opera 
2.
Genoveva, Op. 81 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Alfred Muff (Bass), Shawn Mathey (Tenor), Cornelia Kallisch (Alto),
Martin Gantner (Tenor), Juliane Banse (Soprano), Ruben Drole (Voice),
Tomasz Slawinski (Voice), Matthew Leigh (Voice)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Opera House Orchestra,  Zurich Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 2008 
Venue:  Live Zurich Opera House, Switzerland 
3.
Fidelio, Op. 72 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Boguslaw Bidzinski (Tenor), Camilla Nylund (Soprano), Günther Groissböck (Baritone),
Alfred Muff (Bass), Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), László Polgár (Bass),
Christoph Strehl (Tenor), Gabriel Bermudez (Baritone), Elizabeth Magnuson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Opera House Orchestra,  Zurich Opera House Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804/1814; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/2004 
Venue:  Opernhaus Zürich 

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