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Beethoven - Fidelio | LSO Live LSO0593

Beethoven - Fidelio

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Label: LSO Live

Cat No: LSO0593

Barcode: 0822231159322

Format: Hybrid SACD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 5th February 2007

Contents

Artists

Christine Brewer (Leonore)
John Mac Master (Florestan)
Daniel Borowski (Don Fernando)
Juha Uusitalo (Don Pizarro)
Kristinn Sigmundsson (Rocco)
Sally Matthews (Marzelline)
Andrew Kennedy (Jaquino)
Andrew Tortise (1st Prisoner)
Darren Jeffrey (2nd Prisoner)
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra

Conductor

Sir Colin Davis

Works

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Fidelio, op.72

Artists

Christine Brewer (Leonore)
John Mac Master (Florestan)
Daniel Borowski (Don Fernando)
Juha Uusitalo (Don Pizarro)
Kristinn Sigmundsson (Rocco)
Sally Matthews (Marzelline)
Andrew Kennedy (Jaquino)
Andrew Tortise (1st Prisoner)
Darren Jeffrey (2nd Prisoner)
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra

Conductor

Sir Colin Davis

About

This is a sensational live recording of Beethoven's only opera, recorded in May 2006 at the Barbican. The incomparable Christine Brewer stars as Leonore and is joined by a phenomenal young cast.

Concert Reviews:
Colin Davis may be almost 80 but he's at the height of his powers … the finest performance of Fidelio I have ever heard ... … there was no weak link, nor weak moment, in a dazzling evening” ***** The Mail on Sunday

This is prime Davis territory. The cast had no weak link. Christine Brewer has a voice that fears nothing and hits high notes with ease. Florestan was the Canadian tenor John Mac Master, outstanding in control and lyricism. Few tenors
manage this role without audible strain. He is one
” ***** Evening Standard

Have Davis and the LSO ever been more hand in glove? No soprano today sings Leonora more securely than Christine Brewer” ***** The Financial Times

a revelation… relished by the luxurious cast, led by Christine Brewer's radiantly sung Fidelio” The Guardian
 
Slimline double case and perfect bound 72-page booklet in slip case with notes in English, French and German.
Libretto in German with English translation. Sung in German

Cast:
- Christine Brewer (Leonore)
- John Mac Master (Florestan)
- Daniel Borowski (Don Fernando)
- Juha Uusitalo (Don Pizarro)
- Kristinn Sigmundsson (Rocco)
- Sally Matthews (Marzelline)
- Andrew Kennedy (Jaquino)
- Andrew Tortise (1st Prisoner)
- Darren Jeffrey (2nd Prisoner)

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