150 Years Wiener Staatsoper | Great Opera Evenings

Author: Arthaus Musik

Limited Edition – Experience four decades of opera history from the Wiener Staatsoper on 11 DVDs.

  • 109395 Cover 150 Years Wiener Staatsoper Edition | Copyright: © Arthaus Musik

    109395 Cover 150 Years Wiener Staatsoper Edition © Arthaus Musik

  • 109395 Cover DVDs | Eight Operas | Copyright: © Arthaus Musik

    109395 Cover DVDs | Eight Operas © Arthaus Musik

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 of the 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.

Available on 17 May 2019, pre-order it now!

Cat. No.: 109395 (Limited Edition)

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 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



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