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Waldbuhne Concert - Italian Night

Verdi / Rossini / Gheorghiu / Larin / Abbado
Release Date: 08/25/2009 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4521  
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiVincenzo BelliniGioachino Rossini
Performer:  Angela GheorghiuBryn TerfelSergei Larin
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Phlharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 47 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This release features Claudio Abbado conducting the Berliner Philharmoniker and soloists Angela Gheorghiu, Sergei Larin, and Bryn Terfel at the Waldbühne in Berlin. The concert program includes: Verdi's overture and chorus of Hebrew slaves from Nabucco, Bellini's Eccomi in lieta vesta from I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Verdi's E lui...O mio Rodrigo from Don Carlo and Vedi! Le fosche notturne from Il Trovatore, Rossini's overture from Guglielmo Tell, overture Il Barbiere di Siviglia and much more.

Based on the amphitheater in the ancient Greek city of Epidaurus, and nestled in a natural valley, the Waldbuhne theater seats 22,000 in leafy comfort and remains one of Berlin's favorite open air concert venues, with magnificent views of
Read more the stage. World class conductors lead the Berlin Philharmonic in evening concerts of popular Italian, French, Russian and American favorites.

FEATURING:
Angela Gheorghiu
Bryn Terfel
Sergei Larin

Berliner Philharmoniker
Conductor: Claudio Abbado

MUSIC BY COMPOSERS:
Guiseppe Verdi
Paul Lincke
Vincenzo Bellini
Gioachino Rossini

Format: NTSC 4.3 Full Screen, LPCM
Region: 1 (US and Canada)
Running Time: 107 minutes
Color: Color Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Phlharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
2. Nabucco: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Phlharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
3. I Capuleti e i Montecchi: Eccomi in lieta vesta by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Phlharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Italy 
4. Don Carlos: E lui, desso, l'Infante by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Phlharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
5. Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Phlharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
6. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Phlharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
7. Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Phlharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
8. Otello: Già nella notte densa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Sergei Larin (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Phlharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 

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