Franz Lehár: The Operetta Edition / Bibl, Maurer, Mörbisch Festival Choir and Orchestra

Release Date: 6/18/2021
Label: Oehms
Catalog Number: OC 1902
Composer: Franz Lehár
Performer: Sangho Choi, Toru Tanabe, Yoku Mitani...
Conductor: Rudolf Bibl
Number of Discs: 5

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‘Arguably one of the strongest recordings in the whole Mörbisch operetta series, this is strongly recommended, and not just to die-hard operetta fans.’ (Fanfare on Der Graf von Luxemburg). This Operetta Edition presents popular works by Franz Lehár that were recorded at the Mörbisch Festival and feature the Mörbisch Festival Choir and Orchestra under the direction of Rudolf Bibl and Wolfdieter Maurer (Der Zarewitsch). The edition comprises Das Land des Lächelns, Giuditta, Die lustige Witwe, Der Graf von Luxemburg and Der Zarewitsch.

Works on This Recording
1. Overture by Franz Lehár
Performer: Sangho Choi (Tenor), Toru Tanabe (Baritone), Yoku Mitani (Soprano), Dietmar Kerschbaum (Tenor), Elisabeth Flechl (Soprano)
Conductor: Rudolf Bibl
Written: 1929 ;
2. Scene 1: Introduction and Ensemble Scene: Halli, hallo! Ihr Leute! (Pierrino, Chorus) by Franz Lehár
Performer: Julia Bauer (Soprano), Markus Heinrich (Tenor), Mehrzad Montazeri (Tenor), Natalia Ushakova (Soprano)
Conductor: Rudolf Bibl
Period: Romantic
Written: 1934 ; Vienna, Austria
3. Overture by Franz Lehár
Performer: Alexander Klinger (Tenor), Alfred Sramek (Bass), Bernd Ander (Vocals), Birgid Steinberger (Soprano), Daniel Serafin (Tenor), Johann Reinprecht (Tenor), Margarita de Arellano (Soprano), Marwan Shamiyeh (Tenor), Mathias Hausmann (Baritone), Mirjana Irosch (Mezzo-soprano), Peter Branoff (Vocals)
Conductor: Rudolf Bibl
Written: 1905 ;
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