Notes and Editorial Reviews
A luxurious edition of Arabella, the last collaboration between Strauss and von Hofmannstahl, in a 3-CD set with gorgeous 200-page book and featuring a super-cast of Straussian singers! The Dutch National Opera is the largest opera company in the Netherlands. Under the leadership of artistic director Pierre Audi, DNO has grown into one of the most important and pioneering opera companies in Europe. Jacquelyn Wagner (Arabella) studied at the Manhattan School of Music and the Oakland University in Michigan. She has won numerous international competitions. In the 2013 2014 season, she debuted in the role of Arabella in Minneapolis. She has also made her debut in Carnegie Hall, where she performed Diemut in Feuersnot with the American Symphony Orchestra.
Irresistibly moving … brings out the very best in this work …well worth hearing.