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These early operas already contain all the elements with which Rossini later took the music world by storm. The witty and ironical realization of these musical comedies was met with enthusiastic approval and makes the recordings milestones in the…
Total running time
532 mins
Iolanta and Perséphone - A double bill consisting of two stage works that “represent an ideal of beauty, poetry and hope” forms this production in Madrid from the Teatro Real. In both works the progression from darkness to light acts as an initiation…
Total running time
200 mins
From the opening notes of the overture to the final curtain, Emilio Sagi’s classic, triumphant production brings to life all the elegant wit and theatricality of Mozart’s comic masterpiece Le nozze di Figaro. Leading baritone Ludovic Tézier shines as…
Total running time
205 mins
A Story of love, Tyranny and Triumph Documentary film by Peter Getzels and Harriet Gordon Getzels Recalling a life of love, tyranny and triumph, Zuzana Růžičková endured forty years of persecution in Czechoslovakia for her refusal to join the…
Total running time
148 mins
For the Easter Festival 2017 in Baden-Baden, Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker draw their inspiration from Tosca , the most brilliant of all the Puccini operas. And that is deservedly so, since Tosca is not merely a work of art, but…
Total running time
125 mins
With Richard Strauss’ penultimate, satirically mythological opera Die Liebe der Danae (The Love of Danae) after a draft by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, the Salzburg Festival continues its series of operas by the Festival founders Hofmannsthal and Strauss…
Total running time
160 mins
Charles-François Gounod’s Faust was once one of the most famous and most performed of all operas and is still cherished today. This is the first performance at the Salzburg Festival! This stunning production was staged by Reinhard von der Thannen,…
Total running time
180 mins
The story of the marriage of the Emperor Nero and Poppea still brings a chill to audiences today, portraying as it does the cruel lust for power and passion at the court of the Roman ruler. In the end, all succumb to the elemental force of a totally…
Total running time
409 mins
Part classical, part avant-garde, part flamenco, the legendary piano duo Katia and Marielle Labèque are impossible to label. »The Labèque Way« follows these unique artists as they trace their Basque roots, playing Ravel´s "Bolero" with traditional…
Total running time
120 mins