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Massenet: Werther / Florez, Opernhaus Zurich [Blu-ray]


Release Date: 01/26/2018 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: ACC10427  
Composer:  Jules Massenet
Performer:  Anna StéphanyJuan Diego Flórez
Conductor:  Cornelius Meister
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Opera House OrchestraZurich Opera House Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Werther is an opera in four acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann (who used the pseudonym Henri Grémont). It is loosely based on the German epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, which was based both on fact and on Goethe's own early life. In this recording from the Opernhaus Zurich, Juan Diego Florez, Anna Stephany, Cornelius Meister, and Tatjana Gurbaca, along with the orchestra of the Opernhaus Zurich, bring a new and modern flair to this dramatic work. Werther is an opera in four acts by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann (who used the pseudonym Henri Grémont). It is loosely based on the German epistolary novel The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, which was based both on fact and on Goethe's own early life. In this recording from the Opernhaus Zurich, Juan Diego Florez, Anna Stephany, Cornelius Meister, and Tatjana Gurbaca, along with the orchestra of the Opernhaus Zurich, bring a new and modern flair to this dramatic work. Read less

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Werther by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Anna Stéphany (Mezzo Soprano), Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Cornelius Meister
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Opera House Orchestra,  Zurich Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 

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