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Berg: Lulu / Schirmer, Hauman, Danish National Rso


Release Date: 07/15/1997 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9540   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alban Berg
Performer:  Julia JuonTheo AdamGert Henning-JensenMichael Myers,   ... 
Conductor:  Ulf Schirmer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 51 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
Village Voice (1/7/1998) - "Taken from live performances of an internationally praised production in Copenhagen last season...the greatest 20th-century opera gets a powerful if imperfect perfomance... Schirmer commands both power and lyricism..." Rating: B
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.101) - "Ulf Schirmer's Copenhagen `Lulu' is an honest, vivid, and respectable performance....These discs come as a reassurance--not that any is needed--that Berg's opera doesn't need superstars..."
REVIEWS:
Village Voice (1/7/1998) - "Taken from live performances of an internationally praised production in Copenhagen last season...the greatest 20th-century opera gets a powerful if imperfect perfomance... Schirmer commands both power and lyricism..." Rating: B
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.101) - "Ulf Schirmer's Copenhagen `Lulu' is an honest, vivid, and respectable performance....These discs come as a reassurance--not that any is needed--that Berg's opera doesn't need superstars..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Lulu by Alban Berg
Performer:  Julia Juon (Mezzo Soprano), Theo Adam (Bass), Gert Henning-Jensen (Tenor),
Michael Myers (Tenor), Monte Jaffe (Baritone), Sten Byriel (Baritone),
Ulrik Cold (Bass), Helene Gjerris (Alto), Peter Straka (Tenor),
Constance Hauman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ulf Schirmer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1935; Austria 
Language: German 
Notes: The score used for this performance of was completed by Friedrich Cerha. 

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