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Strauss: Salome from Salzburg Festival
Richard Strauss’s opera at the Salzburg Festival, staged by Romeo Castellucci at the Felsenreitschule, was nothing short of a sensation!
Strauss: Salome from Salzburg Festival © UNITEL Edition
Strauss: Salome from Salzburg Festival © Salzburger Festspiele / Ruth Walz
Debuting in the title role, Asmik Grigorian propelled herself to international stardom with her mesmerizing singing and acting abilities. The exceptional soprano recently won the International Opera Award as best singer. To witness Maestro Franz Welser-Möst performing together with the Wiener Philharmoniker and an outstanding cast “makes you think you are hearing the piece in its most perfect incarnation yet” (Financial Times). “Asmik Grigorian sweeps all in her wake in the title role of Strauss’s opera. […] Hers is a Salome to end all Salomes. […] In total, it is stunning…" (Financal Times) “thrilling” (Spiegel Online) “A breathtakingly dense, musically epoch-making […] Salome, which brought the house down!” (Neue Zürcher Zeitung)
Original title Richard Strauss: Salome
Recording location Salzburg Festival, Grosses Festspielhaus, 2018
Duration 112 mins
Production Company ORF, 3sat and Unitel in cooperation with Wiener Philharmoniker and Salzburg Festival
Composer Richard Strauss
Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker
Conductor Franz Welser-Möst
Stage Director Romeo Castellucci
Soloist Asmik Grigorian, John Daszak, Anna Maria Chiuri, Gábor Bretz, Julian Prégardien
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