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Claudio Abbado - Lucerne Festival Orchestra

Mozart / Abbado / Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Release Date: 03/31/2015 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: 20244  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Christine SchäferJuliane BanseBruno Ganz
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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All are equal before the work, before the mysteries of a score; this was Claudio Abbado’s heart-felt conviction. For him, the willingness to be open to one another and to the independent life of musical processes was the only prerequisite for making music. In the live performances documented here for the first time on DVD/Blu-ray, Abbado could be sure of the devotion of these world-class artists: the Lucerne Festival Orchestra, the sopranos Christine Schäfer and Juliane Banse, as well as the actor Bruno Ganz. They shared his credo of “listening togetherness” (Die ZEIT) that made possible those precious moments of musical truth toward
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CLAUDIO ABBADO CONDUCTS MOZART AND BEETHOVEN

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
Misera, dove son!, K. 369
Ah, lo previdi, K. 272
Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio, K. 418
Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385, “Haffner”

Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont, Op. 84

Christine Schäfer, soprano
Juliane Banse, soprano
Bruno Ganz, narrator

Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Claudio Abbado, conductor

Recorded live at the Concert Hall of KKL Luzern, 19–20 August 2011 (Mozart) and 8–10 August 2012 (Beethoven)

Picture format: 1080i Full-HD
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, German, English, Japanese, Korean
Running time: 89 mins
No. of DVDs: 1
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Works on This Recording

1.
Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio, K 418 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christine Schäfer (Soprano), Juliane Banse (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Misera! dove son...Ah! non son io, K 369 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christine Schäfer (Soprano), Juliane Banse (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Munich, Germany 
3.
Ah, lo previdi...Ah, t'invola agl'occhi miei, K 272 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christine Schäfer (Soprano), Juliane Banse (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1777; Salzburg, Austria 
4.
Egmont, Op. 84 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Bruno Ganz (Narrator), Juliane Banse (Soprano), Christine Schäfer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Symphony no 35 in D major, K 385 "Haffner" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lucerne Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 

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