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Title Alfonso und Estrella [videorecording] / von Franz Schubert ; libretto by Franz von Schober ; eine co-production von Opernhaus Zürich, ORF, NHK ; producer, Attila Láng.

Imprint [Franklin, TN] : Naxos, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B SCHUB AE H60DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (139 min., 44 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera in 3 acts.
"A co-production between the Wiener Festwochen ... "--Container.
Program notes and synopsis in English (11 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.) in container.
Credits Stage director, Jürgen Flimm ; set design, Erich Wonder ; costumes, Florence von Gerkan ; lighting, Manfred Voss, Gerhard Hillebrand ; television director, Brian Large.
Performer Olaf Bär (Mauregato) ; Luba Orgonasova (Estrella) ; Alfred Muff (Adolfo) ; Thomas Hampson (Froila) ; Endrik Wottrich (Alfonso) ; supporting vocal soloists ; Chamber Orchestra of Europe ; Arnold Schoenberg Choir ; Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor.
Event Recorded during performances at Theater an der Wien, Wiener Festwochen, May 1997.
Summary A story about the love of Alfonso and Estrella, which is threatened by advances, both military and amorous, from Alfonso's rival Adolfo.
System Details DVD, all regions, widescreen (16:9) presentation ; DTS surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., Dolby 5.0 surround.
Language Sung in German, optional subtitles in German and English.
Subject Operas.
Genre/Form Filmed operas.
Added Author Schober, Franz von, 1796-1882. Librettist.
Láng, Attila Endre.
Bär, Olaf, 1957- Performer.
Orgonasova, Luba. Performer.
Muff, Alfred. Performer.
Hampson, Thomas. Performer.
Wottrich, Endrik. Performer.
Harnoncourt, Nikolaus. Conductor.
Flimm, Jürgen, 1941-
Wonder, Erich, 1944-
Gerkan, Florence von.
Voss, Manfred.
Hillebrand, Gerhard.
Large, Brian.
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Alfonso und Estrella.
Arnold-Schönberg-Chor. Performer.
Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Performer.
Opernhaus Zürich.
Österreichischer Rundfunk.
Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.
Naxos (Sound recording label)
Wiener Festwochen.
Standard No. 747313526055
Music No. 2.110260 Naxos

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