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Weber: Der Freischütz / Teatro alla Scala
Weber’s Romantic opera Der Freischütz staged by Matthias Hartmann at La Scala with the Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala conducted by Myung-Whun Chung.
[2.110597 / NBD0092V] Der Freischuetz_BD cover © Audiovisual Division Naxos Deutschland / Giro Stampa
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Opera in three acts (1821) · Libretto by Johann Friedrich Kind
Romantic opera Der Freischütz stands as Weber’s best-known work and is certainly the most popular of his operas. This contemporary staging from La Scala in October 2017 is made by the German theatre director Matthias Hartmann. The cast includes the sought-after sopranos Julia Kleiter (Agathe) and Eva Liebau (Ännchen), the Viennese tenor Michael Kraus (Max) and the Viennese bass Günther Groissböck (Kaspar). The Orchestra e Coro del Teatro all Scala is conducted by Myung-Whun Chung who "achieved a perfect balance between the realistic and the supernatural aspects of the work." (Bachtrack)
Agathe JULIA KLEITER
Ännchen EVA LIEBAU
Kaspar GÜNTHER GROISSBÖCK
Max MICHAEL KÖNIG
Ottokar MICHAEL KRAUS
Kuno / Samiel’s Voice FRANK VAN HOVE
CORO E ORCHESTRA DEL TEATRO ALLA SCALA
Conductor MYUNG-WHUN CHUNG
Stage Director MATTHIAS HARTMANN
Video Director JEAN-PIERRE LOISIL
Filmed on 13 and 17 October 2017 at the Teatro alla Scala
[2.110597 / NBD0092V]
Total playing time: 135 minutes
Language: German · Subtitles: German, English, French, Japanese, Korean
DVD: NTSC 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS 5.1 · DVD 9 · Region: 0 (Worldwide)
BD: HD 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS-HD 5.1 · BD 50 · Region: A, B, C
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