By Bermudez, Bidzinski, Groissbock, Kaufmann, Magnuson, Muff, Nylund, Orchestra and Chorus of the Zurich Opera House, Polgar, Strehl, and Nikolaus Harnoncourt. By Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). Sound type: PCM Stereo, dts-HD Master Audio 5.1. Classical. Bluray. Published by Arthaus DVD (NX.109224).
Item Number: NX.109224
Primary language: German; Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian.
This release is a live performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's Fidelio, filmed at the Zurich Opera House in 2004. Jonas Kaufmann stars in this opera, playing the role of Florestan- a role for which he became famous. Legendary conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt is universally celebrated for his interpretation of opera plots. He once called this work "a hymn of praise to marital love.".
- Jonas Kaufmann (Florenstan)
- Camilla Nylund (Leonore)
- Gunther Groissbock (Don Fernando)
- Alfred Muff (Don Pizarro)
- Laszlo Polgar (Rocco)
- Elizabeth Rae Magnuson (Marzelline)
- Christoph Strehl (Jaquino)
- BogusÅ‚aw BidziÅ„ski (Erster Gefangener)
- Gabriel BermÃºdez (Zweiter Gefangener)