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Jules Massenet: Cendrillon / Theatre Freiburg
A production by Naxos of Jules Massenet’s fairy-tale opera Cendrillon featuring critically acclaimed British-Swiss soprano Kim-Lillian Strebel.
Cendrillon Cover © Audiovisual Division Naxos Deutschland / Maurice Korbel
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Jules Massenet’s fairy-tale opera Cendrillon (‘Cinderella’) was an immediate success at its premiere in 1899 at the Opéra-Comique in Paris. Massenet, then at the height of his powers, creates a magical sound-world full of wit, enchantment and perfumed elegance to match librettist Henri Cain’s coming-of-age adaptation of this classic fairy tale.
The colourful fantasy world with beautiful picturesque sets created by the famous stage director Barbrara Mundel and set designer Olga Motta features the British-Swiss soprano, Kim-Lillian Strebel, in the outstanding performed title role. Freiburg Philharmonic Orchestra performs under baton of internationally acknowledged French conductor Fabrice Bollon, well known for recordings of rarely performed operas.
Cendrillon KIM-LILLIAN STREBEL
Madame de la Haltière ANJA JUNG
Le Prince charmant ANAT CZARNY
La Fée KATHARINA MELNIKOVA
Noémie IRINA JAE EUN PARK
Dorothée SILVIA REGAZZO
Pandolfe JUAN OROZCO
Le Roi JONGSOO YANG
PHILHARMONISCHES ORCHESTER FREIBURG
Conductor FABRICE BOLLON
Stage Directors BARBARA MUNDEL and OLGA MOTTA
Choreographer GRAHAM SMITH
Set Design and Costumes OLGA MOTTA
Lighting Design DOROTHEE HOFF
Dramaturgy HEIKO VOSS
Video Director TIZIANO MANCINI
Filmed on 30 April and 4 May 2017 at Theatre Freiburg
A production of NAXOS and THEATRE FREIBURG
[2.110563 / NBD0079V] · Total running time: 139 minutes
Language: French · Subtitles: French, English, German, Japanese, Korean
DVD: NTSC 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS 5.1 · DVD 9 · 0 (worldwide)
BD: HD 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS-HD MA 5.1 · BD 50 · A, B, C
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