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DVD + Blu-Ray:
The State Opera – A Film by Toni Schmid

The State Opera, the documentary about the Bavarian State Opera by Toni Schmid, featuring Kirill Petrenko, Zubin Mehta, Jonas Kaufmann, and Anja Harteros.

  • 2.110660 / NBD0110V_The State Opera_BD cover | Copyright: © Audiovisual Division Naxos / Roland Wagner

    2.110660 / NBD0110V_The State Opera_BD cover © Audiovisual Division Naxos / Roland Wagner

  • 2.110660 / NBD0110V_Kirill Petrenko | Copyright: © Audiovisual Division Naxos / Roland Wagner

    2.110660 / NBD0110V_Kirill Petrenko © Audiovisual Division Naxos / Roland Wagner

  • 2.110660 / NBD0110V_Jonas Kaufmann | Copyright: © Audiovisual Division Naxos / Roland Wagner

    2.110660 / NBD0110V_Jonas Kaufmann © Audiovisual Division Naxos / Roland Wagner

“The State Opera” is the first film ever made about the Bavarian State Opera, one of the world’s oldest, most prestigious and internationally esteemed companies. It charts the course of three operas – “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg”, “Les Indes galantes” and “Un ballo in maschera” – as they come to life on the stage. We meet some of the great singers, such as Jonas Kaufmann and Anja Harteros, in performance and behind the scenes, past and present artistic directors Sir Peter Jonas and Igor Zelensky, as well as two of the music directors Kirill Petrenko and his predecessor Zubin Mehta. As both a celebration and an exploration, this entertaining film is a declaration of love for the operatic form.

THE STATE OPERA
with
JONAS KAUFMANN ANJA HARTEROS
KIRILL PETRENKO ZUBIN MEHTA
IVOR BOLTON NIKOLAUS BACHLER
SIR PETER JONAS

Writer and Director TONI SCHMID
Editor CARMEN KIRCHWEGER
Cameras ROLAND WAGNER and H.P. FISCHER
Sound DANIEL BÄRSCHNEIDER
Narrators DAGMAR DEMPE and HANS-JÜRGEN STOCKERL
Production Line FRANZ HIRNER
Producer MORITZ BUNDSCHUH

A JÖRG BUNDSCHUH KICK FILM production

[2.110660 / NBD0110V]
Total playing time: 89 minutes
Language: German · Subtitles: German, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Chinese
DVD: NTSC 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS 5.0 · DVD 9 · Region: 0
BD: HD 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS-MA 5.0 · BD 25 · Region: A, B, C

© 2017 Kick Film, Roland Wagner, Wilfried Hoesl, Bayerische Staatsoper · © 2020 Naxos Rights (Europe) Ltd

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