DVD + Blu-Ray:
Robert Schumann Scenes from Goethe's Faust
The re-opening of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in 2017 with Schumann's orchestral work which was transformed in a captivating drama.
109418 Cover Schumann Faust © Arthaus Musik
109419 Cover Blu-ray Schumann Faust © Arthaus Musik
The Staatsoper Berlin is back in ist place of origin: Unter den Linden! After major renovations, it reopens with Schumann’s Scenes from Goethe’s Faust, conducted by Daniel Barenboim. Under the direction of Jürgen Flimm and in the sets of acclaimed German artist Markus Lüpertz, Schumann’s orchestral work is transformed in a captivating drama. In the glow of the renovated opera hall Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin perform alongside soloists such as Roman Trekel, Elsa Dreisig and René Pape. Besides the vocal parts, the main characters Faust, Gretchen and Mephistopheles are embodied by the renowned actors André Jung, Meike Droste and Sven-Eric Bechtolf.
Cat.No. 109418 (DVD) | 109419 (Blu-ray)
Recording location Staatsoper Unter den Linden
Production year 2017
Duration 148 mins
Video format 2x DVD / NTSC | Blu-ray Disc 1080i High Definition
Audio format PCM Stereo, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.0
Production Company Unitel and ZDF in cooperation with Arte and Staatsoper Unter den Linden
Stage Director Jürgen Flimm
Composer Robert Schumann
Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Berlin
Conductor Daniel Barenboim
Chorus Master Martin Wright
Soloist Roman Trekel
Soloist Elsa Dreisig
Soloist René Pape
Main Actor André Jung
Main Actor Sven-Eric Bechtolf
Main Actor Meike Droste
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