Mozart: Die Zauberflote / Boer, Shagimuratova, Tynan, Esposito, Groissbock [blu-ray]

Release Date: 2/28/2012
Label: Opus Arte
Catalog Number: OA BD7099D
Conductor: Roland Böer
Number of Discs: 1

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From the Queen of the Night’s vocal pyrotechnics to Papageno’s chirpy birdsongs, The Magic Flute is one of Mozart’s most charming and engaging operas. However, its fairytale surface conceals the mysteries of an initiation ritual and a multi-layered plot, packed with allegories to fire up the imagination. This celebrated production by artist William Kentridge joyfully bursts onto the stage of Teatro alla Scala in Milan, featuring the dazzling Russian coloratura Albina Shagimuratova as the Queen of the Night, and Italian bass Alex Esposito as Papageno, one of the most sought after artists of his generation.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE (Blu-ray Disc Version)

Sarastro – Günther Groissböck
Tamino – Saimir Pirgu
Queen of the Night – Albina Shagimuratova
Pamina – Genia Kühmeier
Papagena – Ailish Tynan
Papageno – Alex Esposito
Monostatos – Peter Bronder

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Roland Böer, conductor

William Kentridge, stage director

Recorded live at La Teatro alla Scala, 20 March 2011

- Overview of The Magic Flute
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Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Running time: 150 mins
No. of Discs: 1
Works on This Recording
1. Die Zauberflöte, K 620 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Saimir Pirgu (Tenor), Ailish Tynan (Soprano), Günther Groissböck (Baritone), Genia Kühmeier (Soprano), Peter Bronder (Tenor), Alex Esposito (Bass), Albina Shagimuratova (Soprano)
Conductor: Roland Böer
Period: Classical
Written: 1791 ; Vienna, Austria
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