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ICMA Award for “Le nozze di Figaro”

The star-studded production of the Staatsoper Berlin released on DVD and Blu-ray in October 2018 receives the award as best video performance.

  • ICMA 366 | Copyright: © Accentus Music

    ICMA 366 © Accentus Music

  • Le nozze di Figaro - Staatsoper Berlin | Copyright: © Hermann and Clärchen Baus

    Le nozze di Figaro - Staatsoper Berlin © Hermann and Clärchen Baus

  • Le nozze di Figaro - Staatsoper Berlin | Copyright: © Hermann and Clärchen Baus

    Le nozze di Figaro - Staatsoper Berlin © Hermann and Clärchen Baus

The release has received enthusiastic reviews across the board. “With Jürgen Flimm’s inventive and lively staging, an excellent cast and a rather traditional conducting by Dudamel, this is an excellent performance of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro,” writes pizzicato.

The jury of the International Classical Music Awards 2019 have selected the DVD and Blu-ray release of this production as “Best Video Performance”. Its star-studded cast was directed by Jürgen Flimm, who characterizes the opera as follows: “Figaro is by far the best work ever devised for the stage; it combines everything that moves the human heart and mind – forlorn hope, pleasantry, satire, profound significance, also much ado about nothing and vain amours.”

The International Classical Music Awards Ceremony will be held at KKL Lucerne on 10 May 2019.

W. A. Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro

Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, Count Almaviva
Dorothea Röschmann, Countess Almaviva
Anna Prohaska, Susanna
Lauri Vasar, Figaro
Marianne Crebassa, Cherubino

Gustavo Dudamel, musical direction
Jürgen Flimm & Bettina Hartmann, stage direction
Magdalena Gut, set design
Ursula Kudrna, costume design
Olaf Freese, light design
Detlef Giese, dramaturgy

Staatskapelle Berlin
Staatsopernchor Berlin

EAN DVD: 4260234831689
EAN BD: 4260234831696

Available worldwide.

Production Company Accentus Music GmbH
Co-Production Company WDR/Arte
Soloist Ildebrando D'Arcangelo
Soloist Dorothea Röschmann
Soloist Anna Prohaska
Soloist Lauri Vasar
Soloist Marianne Crebassa
Conductor Gustavo Dudamel
Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Berlin
Stage Director Jürgen Flimm
Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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