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Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)Composed: 1798–1814First performed: 20th November 1805, First two premieres at Theater an der Wien, Vienna. Finalized version at Kärntnertortheater, ViennaGenre: Opera Lyricist: Originally prepared by Joseph Sonnleithner, from the French of Jean-Nicolas Bouilly. Later shortened by Stephan von Breuning and edited by Georg Friedrich Treitschke.

Fidelio (; German: [fiˈdeːlio]), originally titled Leonore, oder Der Triumph der ehelichen Liebe (Leonore, or The Triumph of Marital Love), Op. 72, is Ludwig van Beethoven's only opera. The German libretto was originally prepared by Joseph Sonnleithner from the French of Jean-Nicolas Bouilly, with the work premiering at Vienna's Theater an der Wien on 20 November 1805.

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  • Christine Brewer (Leonore), John MacMaster (Florestan), Daniel Borowski (Don Fernando), Juha Uusitalo (Don Pizarro), Kristinn Sigmundsson (Rocco), Sally Matthews (Marzelline), Andrew Kennedy (Jaquino)

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    …Colin Davis's conducting of the London Symphony Orchestra and the vocal forces is so impressive that it ranks with the greatest accounts I have ever heard of this work… Christine Brewer is... More…

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  • Lise Davidsen (Leonore), David Butt Philip (Florestan), Georg Zeppenfeld (Rocco), Simon Neal (Don Pizarro, Amanda Forsythe (Marzelline), Robin Tritschler (Jaquino), Egils Siliņš (Don Fernando)

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    The production itself is a controversial one...Few complaints about the musical performance, which is distinguished from the point of view of Covent Garden’s chorus and orchestra as well as conductor... More…

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  • Christel Goltz (Leonore), Bernd Aldenhoff (Florestan), Joseph Herrmann (Don Pizarro), Gottlob Frick (Rocco), Elfride Trötschel (Marzelline), Erich Zimmermann (Jaquino), Heinrich Pflanzl (Don Fernando), Horst Weber (First Prisoner), Werner Faulhaber (Second Prisoner)

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    Vocally, the principal singers tend to be Wagnerites, which means that Goltz's Leonore, for all her dramatic commitment, isn't as tidy as we're now used to, while Bernd Aldenhoff's tentorian... More…

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  • Warner Classics has reissued a complete set of Wilhelm Furtwängler’s studio recordings, reuniting for the first time Deutsche Grammophon, Polydor, HMV, Decca and Telefunken in one release. This... More…

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    Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Antonio Pappano, Tobias Kratzer

    The production itself is a controversial one…Few complaints about the musical performance, which is distinguished from the point of view of Covent Garden’s chorus and orchestra as well as conductor... More…

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