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New release: Idomeneo from Wiener Staatsoper on DVD

New release: Idomeneo from Wiener Staatsoper on DVD

W. A. Mozart: Idomeneo /
Orchestra of Wiener Staatsoper / Conductor: Tomáš Netopil /
Artists: Bernard Richter, Rachel Frenkel, Irina Lungu, Valentina Naforniță /
Chorus of Wiener Staatsoper /
Staged by Kasper Holten

Idomeneo is considered as the first of the seven uncontested masterworks of Mozart’s dramatic oeuvre and it is perhaps even the most revolutionary and forward-looking of his work. In “Kasper Holten’s coherent production” (Die Presse) Bernard Richter was “a cultivated bright tenor with beautiful expressive moments” (Kronen Zeitung). “Valentina Nafornit¸a performed the role of Ilia with passion and reached every height with ease and Irina Lungu portrayed Elettra as a great tragic figure and unfolded her soprano with verve in the final aria” (Kurier). Conductor Tomáš Netopil provided with the orchestra “gripping moments from the virtuoso overture onwards” (Kronen Zeitung)

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