Handel - Rinaldo (DVD) | Arthaus 102207

Handel - Rinaldo (DVD)

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Label: Arthaus

Cat No: 102207

Format: DVD + CD

Number of Discs: 3

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 1st June 2015

Contents

Artists

Antonio Giovannini
Gesche Geier
Friederike Schoder
Florian Gotz
Yosemeh Adjei
Owen Willetts
Cornelius Uhle
Compagnia Marionettistica Carlo Colla & Figli
Lautten Compagney Berlin

Conductor

Wolfgang Katschner

Works

Handel, George Frideric

Rinaldo, HWV7

Artists

Antonio Giovannini
Gesche Geier
Friederike Schoder
Florian Gotz
Yosemeh Adjei
Owen Willetts
Cornelius Uhle
Compagnia Marionettistica Carlo Colla & Figli
Lautten Compagney Berlin

Conductor

Wolfgang Katschner

About

Early music and an old craft – the charm of the stage and marionettes are unified in a spectacular performance of Handel’s magic opera Rinaldo by the Lautten Compagney, conducted by baroque specialist Wolfgang Katschner, and the puppet theatre Carlo Colla e Figli.

Sung by a first-class cast, this beautiful production is an exciting and memorable experience for the audience.

The puppet theatre Carlo Colla e Figli is one of the best known companies in the world, performing for more than 200 years. Today the plays of the company are popular all over the world by an audience of adults and young people, on the occasion of the most important national and international events.

The Lautten Compagney is one of the most renowned and creative baroque instrument ensembles in Germany. With their infectious joy in performing and their innovative concepts, these ‘early musicians’ effortlessly translate the musical language of the Baroque to the present.

Cast:
- Rinaldo: Antonio Giovannini
- Armida: Gesche Geier
- Almirena Marie: Friederike Schöder
- Argante: Florian Götz
- Goffredo: Yosemeh Adjei
- Eustazio: Owen Willetts
- Mago cristiano: Cornelius Uhle

Director: Eugenio Monti Colla

From the Ludwigsburg Palace Theatre, 2014.

One should have seen how virtuoso ‘Carlo Colla e Figli” from Milan transform the gestures and stage tricks of this magic opera into the miniature form ... Splendidly sung.” - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Special Feature:
- Making of 'Rinaldo': including interviews with Wolfgang Katschner and Pierro Corbella as well as back stage footage.
- The complete audio recording of 'Rinaldo' on 2 CDs

Sound Formats: PCM Stereo, dts-HD Master Audio 5.0
Picture Format: 16:9
Audio Language: IT
Subtitles: GB, DE
Blu-ray Disc 25 GB (Single Layer)
Resolution: 1080i High Definition
Running Time: 137 mins & 10 mins (Bonus)
FSK: 0
Region: worldwide
Worldwide available

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