R Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier | Opus Arte OACD9006D

R Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier

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Label: Opus Arte

Cat No: OACD9006D

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 27th September 2010

Contents

Artists

Ann Murray
Anna Tomowa-Sintow
Kurt Moll
Alan Opie
Barbara Bonney
Jennifer Rhys-Davies
John Dobson
Gordon Sandison
Paul Crook
Leah-Marian Jones
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor

Andrew Davis

Works

Strauss, Richard

Der Rosenkavalier, op.59

Artists

Ann Murray
Anna Tomowa-Sintow
Kurt Moll
Alan Opie
Barbara Bonney
Jennifer Rhys-Davies
John Dobson
Gordon Sandison
Paul Crook
Leah-Marian Jones
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor

Andrew Davis

About

Richard Strauss’s most popular opera mixes comedy and philosophy with farce and romance. Exceptional singing from Anna Tomowa-Sintow (The Marschallin) is perfectly complemented by Kurt Moll’s Baron Ochs, Ann Murray’s Octavian and Barbara Bonney’s Sophie.

Packaged in an attractive clam-shell box with full libretto online.

Cast:
- Octavian: Ann Murray
- The Marschallin: Anna Tomowa-Sintow
- Baron Ochs: Kurt Moll
- Herr von Faninal: Alan Opie
- Sophie: Barbara Bonney
- Marianne Leitmetzerin: Jennifer Rhys-Davies
- Major-domo to the Marschallin: John Dobson
- Notary: Gordon Sandison
- Valzacchi: Paul Crook
- Annina: Leah-Marian Jones

Recorded at the Royal Opera House, London, 3 March 1995.

Andrew Davis has firm control of the score, its textures iridescent, the momentum sustained with a grace and urgency exactly suited to the psychological turmoil afflicting the protagonists. Don’t miss the new cast at any cost.” - Opera

The John Schlesinger production of Der Rosenkavalier may have been around for more than a decade, but it continues to ravish the eye.” - The Times

Running time: 185 mins

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