Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off
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Rebecca Teem (Queen of Earth Spirits), Heiko Trinsinger (Hans Heiling, her son), Jessica Muirhead (Anna, his bride), Bettina Ranch (Gertrude, her mother), Jeffrey Dowd (Konrad), Karel Martin Ludvik (Stephan, his friend), Hans-Günter Papirnik (Niklas
Essener Philharmoniker, Opernchor des Aalto-Theaters...
Antonia Fahberg (Suschen), Johannes Hoefflin (Felix), Sanders Schier (Lorenz), Erika Ahsbahs (Barbara) & Wolfgang Frey (Barthel)
Kleines Orchester des Südwestfunks, Hans Gierster
Jonas Kaufmann, Franz Hawlata, Regina Klepper & Thomas Dewald
WDR Rundfunkorchester Koln, Helmuth Froschauer
Kaufmann sings the hero to Hawlata's villain in this enjoyable account of Marschner's 1828 Gothic thriller, a work that influenced Wagner and which can still send a shiver down the spine. — More…
Fritz Sperlbauer, Walter Heinrich, Georg Oeggl & Kurt Equiluz
RAVAG Orchestra, Kurt Tenner
Markus Werba (baritone), Anna Caterina Antonacci (soprano), Herbert Lippert (tenor) & Gabriele Fontana (mezzo)
Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Renato Palumbo (conductor) & Pier Luigi Pizzi (director set and costume designer)
The sound is fine, the video direction primitive and singer-centred. But, despite reservations, this remains an essential purchase for the work and its place in operatic history. — More…