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Barbara Hannigan (soprano)
London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle
Every nuance [of The Rite] is crafted, each detail considered, yet there is still a sense of danger and visceral power…Rattle and the LSO are joined, usurped even, by the extraordinary Barbara... — More…
Blu-ray + DVD Video$19.75
Recorded live at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, 2014, directed by Torben Schmidt Jacobsen
Sol Gabetta (cello)
Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle
Rattle’s presence can be heard, and felt, in virtually every bar of the score: the way he moulds phrases, nudges details to the fore, bends the line, holds tight to a salient accompanying detail... — More…
Chris Merritt (Piet the Pot), Inés Moraleda (Amando), Ana Puche (Amanda), Werner Van Mechelen (Nekrotzar), Frode Olsen (Astradamors) & Barbara Hannigan (Venus / Gepopo)
Gran Teatre Del Liceu, Michael Boder (conductor) & Àlex Ollé, Valentina Carrasco (stage directors)
An international cast, chosen with the Liceu's normal skill, sing well and act to perfection the broad, superficial style that the directors require. Michael Boder and his orchestra seem to have... — More…