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Korngold: Die Tote Stadt - Finnish National Opera

OA 1121 D (2 discs)

1xDVD9, 1xDVD5 NTSC 16:9 Anamorphic All regions
LPCM 2.0 / dts Digital Surround
NEW RELEASE

Playing time: c150'
Booklet pages: 20
© 2010 Finnish National Opera, 2013 Opus Arte
Reviewer: Robert Anderson
Review of Korngold: Die Tote Stadt - Finnish National Opera published on 22 December 2013

Watch and listen: Korngold: Ah, what is this? (Die Tote Stadt, Act 3) (DVD2 title 2, chapter 6, 30:47-31:33)

Klaus Florian Vogt, Paul
Camilla Nylund, Marietta/voice of Marie
Markus Eiche, Frank / Fritz
Sari Nordqvist, Brigitta
Kaisa Ranta, Juliette
Melis Jaatinen, Lucienne
Per-Håken Precht, Victorin
Juha Riihimäki, Count Albert
Antti Nieminen, Gaston
Kirsti Valve, Marie (silent role)
Chorus, Children's Chorus and Orchestra of the Finnish National Opera
Mikko Franck, conductor
Kasper Holten, director
Es Devlin, sets
Katrina Lindsay, costumes
Wolfgang Goebbel, lighting
Signe Fabricius, choreography
Janne Huotari, sound design
Tatu Näyhö, producer


Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957):

Die Tote Stadt - opera in three acts with libretto by Paul Schott after Georges Rodenbach's novel 'Bruges-la-Morte'

DVD1

1 Opening

Act 1
2 Behutsam!
3 Frank! Freund!
4 Nur deiner harr ich, niemals Verlorne!
5 Rosen, so ists recht!
6 Wunderbar!
7 Glück, das mir verblieb (Mariettas Lied)
8 Das dumme Lied, es hat Sie ganz verzaubert!
9 O Traum der Wiederkehr, entweiche nicht!
10 Paul ... Paul ...
11 Orchestra! - Marietta!

Act 2
12 Prelude
13 Was ward aus mir?
14 Wohin?
15 Schäume, schäume
16 Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen

DVD2

Act 3
1 Prelude
2 Dich such ich, Bild!
3 Du hier?
4 Orchestra! - O süßer Heiland mein
5 Du bist ja fromm!
6 Ah, was ist das?
7 Ich tanz, ich tanz
8 Die Tote, wo?

9 Curtain calls and credits

Recorded November 2010 at Finnish National Opera

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