150 Years Of Wiener Staatsoper: Great Opera Evenings (Limited Edition)

 
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150 Years Of Wiener Staatsoper: Great Opera Evenings (Limited Edition)
Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Carlos Álvarez, Johan Botha, Angelika Kirchschlager, Brigitte Fassbaender, Wiener Staatsopernorchester

[ Arthaus DVD / 11 DVD Box Set ]

Release Date: Friday 2 August 2019

Limited Edition - Experience four decades of opera history from the Wiener Staatsoper on 11 DVDs. 150 Years Vienna State Opera means 150 years of impressive opera events featuring the greatest conductors of all time, high-class opera stars and the unique Orchestra oft he Wiener Staatsoper. The „First Building on the Ring" was once opened with Mozart's Don Giovanni on 25 May 1869. Since that time the worldwide leading Wiener Staatsoper established as an internationally acclaimed institution with a massive repertoire. In this anniversary edition eight operas staged by renowned directors are combined in one dazzling box with worldwide famous singers as well as legendary maestros. A get-together of the greatest stars of the music scene. Including the 2014 performance of Ariadne auf Naxos under the baton of Christian Thielemann featuring the singers Johan Botha, Soile Isokoski, Sophie Koch, Jochen Schmeckenbecher and many more. For the first time on DVD and exclusively in this edition.

Giuseppe Verdi - IL TROVATORE
Dirigent und Regisseur HERBERT VON KARAJAN
With Plácido Domingo, Raina Kabaivanska, José van Dam, Piero Cappuccilli

Georges Bizet - CARMEN
Dirigent CARLOS KLEIBER
A FRANCO ZEFFIRELLI production
With Plácido Domingo, Elena Obraztsova, Yuri Mazurok

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - DON GIOVANNI
Dirigent RICCARDO MUTI Regisseur ROBERTO DE SIMONE
With Carlos Álvarez, Adrianne Pieczonka, Angelika Kirchschlager

Giacomo Puccini - TURANDOT
Dirigent LORIN MAAZEL Regisseur HAROLD PRINCE
With Eva Marton, José Carreras, Katia Ricciarelli

George Friedrich Händel - ALCINA
Dirigent MARC MINKOWSKI Regisseur ADRIAN NOBLE
With Anja Harteros, Vesselina Kasarova

Richard Strauss - ELEKTRA
Dirigent CLAUDIO ABBADO Regisseur HARRY KUPFER
With Cheryl Studer, Brigitte Fassbaender, Eva Marton

Richard Wagner - LOHENGRIN
Dirigent CLAUDIO ABBADO Regisseur WOLFGANG WEBER
With Cheryl Studer, Plácido Domingo

Richard Strauss - ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Dirigent CHRISTIAN THIELEMANN Regisseur SVEN-ERIC BECHTOLF
With Johan Botha, Sophie Koch, Soile Isokoski

Soloists:
Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Carlos Álvarez, Johan Botha, Angelika Kirchschlager, Brigitte Fassbaender, Elena Obraztsova, José van Dam, Raina Kabaivanska, Sophie Koch, Cheryl Studer, Eva Marton, Franz Grundheber, Anja Harteros, Vesselina Kasarova

Orchestra, Chorus:
Wiener Staatsopernorchester

Conductor:
Christian Thielemann, Riccardo Muti, Herbert von Karajan, Claudio Abbado, Carlos Kle

Director:
Franco Zeffirelli, Roberto de Simone, Harry Kupfer, Adrian Noble, Harold Prince.