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Lortzing: Die beiden Schutzen / Haarth, Middle Germany Radio Orchestra and Chorus


Release Date: 08/18/2017 
Label:  Relief Classical   Catalog #: CR1925  
Composer:  Albert Lortzing
Performer:  Gert LutzeUrsula EngertUrsula RichterHanns Fleischer,   ... 
Conductor:  Herbert Haarth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Middle German Radio Symphony OrchestraMiddle German Radio Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The latest release of the label RELIEF is a recording done by Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk of Lortzing‘s Die beiden Schützen (The Two Shooters) from the year 1951. With this work, which premiered in Leipzig in 1837, Lortzing was able to celebrate his final breakthrough as an opera composer. Even when listening to the first tracks, it is clear how outstanding the recording is. Especially the soloists, Ursula Richter and Heinrich Pflanzl, are, together with the Mitteldeutsches Rundfunkorchester under Herbert Haarth, the ideal interpreters of this comic opera in three acts. The Mitteldeutsches Rundfunkorchester was founded in January 1923 in Leipzig. Apart from their broadcasting pause during the Second World War, the ensemble has been the Read more largest sound body and permanent representative of the Central German Broadcasting Corporation and the Leipzig Broadcasting Corporation since 1924. The ensemble Read less

Works on This Recording

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Die beiden Schützen by Albert Lortzing
Performer:  Gert Lutze (Tenor), Ursula Engert (Soprano), Ursula Richter (Soprano),
Hanns Fleischer (Tenor), Theodor Horand (Baritone)
Conductor:  Herbert Haarth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Middle German Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Middle German Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Germany 

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