Beethoven: Fidelio

Beethoven: Fidelio

by Karl Bohm
     
 
This historic performance, originally broadcast via the Metropolitan Opera's Saturday afternoon radio series, has never before been available in an authorized version. Sony Classical presents the first commercial release of this material, newly remastered from the original sources and with the imprimatur of the Metropolitan Opera.

This live broadcast from the Met of

Overview

This historic performance, originally broadcast via the Metropolitan Opera's Saturday afternoon radio series, has never before been available in an authorized version. Sony Classical presents the first commercial release of this material, newly remastered from the original sources and with the imprimatur of the Metropolitan Opera.

This live broadcast from the Met of Beethoven's only opera captures two iconic heroic voices in the lead roles. Soprano Birgit Nilsson sings the role of Leonore, who disguises herself as the youth Fidelio in order to save her beloved husband, Florestan (tenor Jon Vickers), from prison. Karl Böhm - one of the 20th century's greatest conductors - leads the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus. The rest of the fine cast includes German baritone Hermann Uhde (Don Pizarro) and Austrian bass Oskar Czerwenka (Rocco), as well as three memorable American singers: soprano Laurel Hurley (Marzellina), tenor Charles Anthony (Jaquino) and bass Giorgio Tozzi (Don Fernando). From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
05/03/2011
Label:
Sony Classics
UPC:
0886978530929
catalogNumber:
785309
Rank:
229837

Related Subjects

Tracks

  1. Fidelio, opera, Op. 72

    1. Act 1. Overture  (06:10)
    2. Act 2. Introduction  (03:08)
    3. Act 1. Jetzt, Schätzchen, jetzt sind wir allein  (04:43)
    4. Act 2. Gott! Welch Dunkel hier - In des Lebens Frühlingstagen  (07:41)
    5. Act 1. Der arme Jaquino... O wär' ich schon mit dir vereint  (04:22)
    6. Act 2. Wie kalt ist es  (01:45)
    7. Act 1. Guten Tag, Marzelline, ist Fidelio noch nicht zurückgekommen?  (00:52)
    8. Act 2. Nur hurtig fort, nur frisch gegraben  (03:38)
    9. Act 1. Mir ist so wunderbar  (04:33)
    10. Act 2. Er erwacht!  (01:45)
    11. Act 1. Höre, Fidelio - Hat man nicht auch Gold beineben  (03:02)
    12. Act 2. Euch werde Lohn in bessern Welten  (06:11)
    13. Act 1. Vater! Rocco!  (01:18)
    14. Act 2. Alles ist bereit  (00:49)
    15. Act 1. Gut, Söhnchen, gut  (06:36)
    16. Act 2. Er sterbe!... Es schlägt der Rache Stunde  (04:22)
    17. Act 1. March  (01:59)
    18. Act 2. O meine Leonore! - O namenlose Freude!  (02:44)
    19. Act 1. Drei Schildwachen auf den Wall!  (01:15)
    20. Act 2. Overture: Leonore No. 3  (12:54)
    21. Act 1. Ha! welch' ein Augenblick!  (02:53)
    22. Act 2. Heil sei dem Tag  (04:11)
    23. Act 1. Hauptmann!  (00:34)
    24. Act 2. Gefesselt, bleich steht er vor mir  (02:23)
    25. Act 1. Jetzt, Alter, jetzt hat es Eile!  (04:41)
    26. Act 2. O Gott! Welch' ein Augenblick!  (03:19)
    27. Act 1. Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin?... Komm, Hoffnung, lass den letzten Stern  (07:38)
    28. Act 2. Wer ein holdes Weib errungen  (03:55)
    29. Act 1. Aber Marzelline - Kein Wort  (00:57)
    30. Act 1. O welche Lust!  (06:28)
    31. Act 1. Nun sprecht, wie ging's?  (04:46)
    32. Act 1. Ach, Vater, Vater, eilt!  (02:09)
    33. Act 1. Leb' wohl, du warmes Sonnenlicht  (03:53)

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Performance Credits

Karl Bohm   Primary Artist

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