Strauss: Elektra / Watson, Henschel, Thielemann, Munich Philharmonic [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 1/25/2011
Label: Opus Arte
Catalog Number: OA BD7082D
Composer: Richard Strauss
Number of Discs: 1

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Richard Strauss
ELEKTRA
(Blu-ray Disc Version)

Elektra – Linda Watson
Klytämnestra – Jane Henschel
Chrysothemis – Manuela Uhl
Aegisth – René Kollo
Orest – Albert Dohmen
Orest's Tutor – Andreas Hörl
A young servant – Jörg Schneider
An old servant – Carsten Sabrowski
An overseer – Irmgard Vilsmaier

Vienna Philharmonia Chorus
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Christian Thielemann, conductor

Herbert Wernicke, stage director

Recorded live at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 29 January, 1 and 4 February 2010.

Bonus:
- Cast gallery

Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: LPCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish
Running time: 100 mins
No. of Discs: 1 (BD 50)


Works on This Recording
1. Elektra, Op. 58 by Richard Strauss
Performer: Jörg Schneider (Tenor), Carsten Sabrowski (Bass), Andreas Hörl (Bass), Manuela Uhl (Soprano), Alberto Dohmen (Baritone), Linda Watson (Soprano), René Kollo (Tenor), Jane Henschel (Mezzo Soprano), Irmgard Vilsmaier (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1906-1908 ; Germany
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