Fidelio

Overview

Fidelio is an opera by Ludwig Von Beethoven which, like the dialogue in many of Shakespeare's lesser-known plays, is better-known from excerpts, such as the Leonora Overture. The reason is simply that as an opera, Fidelio is not outstandingly entertaining, though there is nothing wrong with the music, and many opera fans are particularly devoted to this work. Karl Bohm conducts the chorus and orchestra of the Deusche Oper Berlin. Gwyneth Jones has the role of Leonore, and James King and Josef Greindl have the ...
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Overview

Fidelio is an opera by Ludwig Von Beethoven which, like the dialogue in many of Shakespeare's lesser-known plays, is better-known from excerpts, such as the Leonora Overture. The reason is simply that as an opera, Fidelio is not outstandingly entertaining, though there is nothing wrong with the music, and many opera fans are particularly devoted to this work. Karl Bohm conducts the chorus and orchestra of the Deusche Oper Berlin. Gwyneth Jones has the role of Leonore, and James King and Josef Greindl have the roles of Florestan and Rocco. In this film, the opera is sung in German.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/24/2007
  • UPC: 807280127591
  • Original Release: 1970
  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 1:55:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 84,669

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Anja Silja Leonore/Fidelio
Richard Cassilly Florestan
Theo Adam Pizarro
Lucia Popp Marcellina
Hans Sotin Don Fernando
Leopold Ludwig Conductor
Technical Credits
Joachim Hess Director
Rolf Liebermann Producer
Ita Maximovna Production Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Wilhelm Reinking Art Director
Hannes Schindler Cinematographer
Josef Sonnleithner Songwriter, Screenwriter
Gyula Trebitsch Executive Producer
Georg Friedrich Treitschke Screenwriter
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Disc #1 -- Beethoven: Fidelio
   Start Programme
   Select Title
      Ouvertüre
      Akt I
      Akt II
      Credits
   Subtitles
      Subtitles Off
      English
      Deutsch
      Français
      Español
      Italiano
   Resume Movie
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