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Berg: Lulu / Albrecht, Petibon, Volle, Breslik, Grundheber

Release Date: 02/28/2012 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4779  
Composer:  Alban Berg
Performer:  Pavol BreslikTanja Ariane BaumgartnerFranz GrundheberHeinz Zednik,   ... 
Conductor:  Marc Albrecht
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Alban Berg's opera "Lulu" is the story of a lower-class girl who sleeps her way to fame and fortune before losing everything she has and finding death at the hands of Jack the Ripper.

Conductor Marc Albrecht supports the two main protagonists, Patricia Petibon's Lulu and Michael Volle's Dr. Schön, with the rich sonorities of Berg's music.

Particularly impressive are the gigantic backdrops that dominate the stage and were painted by Daniel Richter, one of the leading
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"… the wonderfully transparent, flowing sound of the Wiener Philharmoniker, which splendidly displays all the colors of this magical score under the fabulously precise baton of Marc Albrecht…." - FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG

Format: NTSC, Widescreen, LPCM/Dolby 5.0
Language: German
Subitles: English
Region: A/1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: 182 minutes
Color: Color
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Works on This Recording

Lulu by Alban Berg
Performer:  Pavol Breslik (Tenor), Tanja Ariane Baumgartner (Mezzo Soprano), Franz Grundheber (Baritone),
Heinz Zednik (Tenor), Patricia Petibon (Soprano), Michael Volle (Baritone),
Andreas Conrad (Tenor), Cora Burggraaf (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Marc Albrecht
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1935; Austria 

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