150 Years Wiener Staatsoper

Author: MONARDA Music GmbH

Experience four decades of opera history from the Vienne State Opera on 11 DVDs.

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    Vienna State Opera © Arthaus Musik: Wiener Staatsoper © Michael Plöhn

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 Vienna State Opera Orchestra.

The “First Building on the Ring“ was once opened with Mozart’s Don Giovanni on 25 May1869. Since that time the worldwide leading Vienna State Opera advanced to 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 world-famous singers as well as legendary maestros. A get-together of the greatest stars of the music scene.

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Cat. No.: 109395 (Box set)

Genre Opera
Recording location Wiener Staatsoper
Duration 1300 mins
Video format 11x DVD / NTSC
Audio format PCM Stereo, DD 5.0, DD 5.1
Composer Georges Bizet, Giuseppe Verdi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giacomo Puccini, Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss, Georg Friedrich Händel
Orchestra / Band Wiener Staatsopernorchester
Conductor Christian Thielemann, Riccardo Muti, Herbert von Karajan, Claudio Abbado, Carlos Kleiber, Lorin Maazel, Marc Minkowski
Stage Director Franco Zeffirelli, Roberto de Simone, Harry Kupfer, Adrian Noble, Harold Prince, Herbert von Karajan, Wolfgang Weber
Soloist Plácido Dominog, 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



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