Handel: Messiah / Gritton, Horak, Spinosi [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 9/28/2010
Label: C Major
Catalog Number: 703104
Number of Discs: 1

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George Frideric Handel
Staged Version by Claus Guth, Konrad Kuhn and Christian Schmidt
(Blu-ray Disc Version)

Susan Gritton, soprano
Cornelia Horak, soprano
Martin Pöllmann, boy soprano
Bejun Mehta, altus
Richard Croft, tenor
Florian Boesch, bass

Arnold Schoenberg Choir
(chorus master: Erwin Ortner)
Ensemble Matheus
Jean-Christophe Spinosi, conductor

Claus Guth, stage director
Christian Schmidt, stage and costume design
Jürgen Hoffmann, lighting design
Ramses Sigl, choreographer

Recorded live at the Theater an der Wien, 2009

Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: PCM 2.0 / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish
Running time: 154 mins
No. of Discs: 1 (BD 25)
Works on This Recording
1. Messiah, HWV 56 by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Cornelia Horak (Soprano), Florian Boesch (Baritone), Susan Gritton (Soprano), Richard Croft (Tenor), Bejun Mehta (Countertenor), Martin Pöllmann (Boy Soprano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1741 ; London, England
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