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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
Director Sven-Eric Bechtolf pulls off a brilliant coup with the high aesthetics of his intrigue, a masterful parody of the “everything is possible” of our time - flanked by an ensemble of exquisite vocal talents: Ildebrando D’Arcangelo, testosterone…
Total running time
180 mins
Staged by Sven-Eric Bechtolf, this Così Fan Tutte is true to text, humorous and precise, its classically aesthetic interpretation is good for "a whole lot of laughs" (Münchner Merkur). This production assembles some of the greates operatic talents of…
Total running time
109 mins
This DVD and Blu-ray Disc will be released in June. Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s opera Die Soldaten (The Soldiers) was praised as the highlight of the Salzburg Festival 2012. In Salzburg’s Felsenreitschule, the Wiener Philharmoniker performed the opera…
Total running time
122 mins
This DVD will be released in July 2013. Dionysos stood out as one of the brilliant highlights of the 2010 Salzburg Festival. Wolfgang Rihm compiled the libretto for this remarkable opera fantasy, in which every word comes from Nietzsche's Dionysos…
Total running time
178 mins
“A fresh, charming and perceptive production, magical and irresistible!” (New York Times) “All narrative and poetry is nothing but the key to true dreams” (Hans Sachs). Spontaneously emerging from just such a truthful dream by the cobbler-poet on…
Total running time
285 mins
Richard Strauss (1864–1949) has, of course, always been a very special favourite at the Dresden Opera because many of his works were premiered there, most famously his Rosenkavalier in 1911. As if the world knew that this was to be the last important…
Total running time
212 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
Mussorgskis monumental “national music drama” Khovanshchina in the brilliant instrumentation of Dmitri Shostakovich is regarded as one of the most important works of Russian Opera. The five-act opera about the Moscow Uprising of 1682 was unfinished…
Total running time
172 mins