Orlando (Zurich Opera House)

Overview

George Friderich Handel's 1733 Orlando - a three-act opera seria - receives a lavish interpretation by the Zurich Opera in this 2008 production. Jens-Daniel Herzog directs for the stage and the Orchestra "La Scintilla" of the Zurich Opera, under the baton of William Christie, lends added musical accompaniment; Marijana Mijovic (as the title character), Martina Jankovic, Katharina Peetz and Christina Clark co-star.
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Overview

George Friderich Handel's 1733 Orlando - a three-act opera seria - receives a lavish interpretation by the Zurich Opera in this 2008 production. Jens-Daniel Herzog directs for the stage and the Orchestra "La Scintilla" of the Zurich Opera, under the baton of William Christie, lends added musical accompaniment; Marijana Mijovic (as the title character), Martina Jankovic, Katharina Peetz and Christina Clark co-star.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/30/2008
  • UPC: 807280130997
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Sound: DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 2:35:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 101,085

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Marijana Mijanovic Orlando
Martina Jankova Angelica
Katharina Peetz Medoro
Christina Clark Dorinda
Konstantin Wolff Zoroastro
William Christie Conductor
Technical Credits
Felix Breisach Director
Ludovico Ariosto Original Story
George Frideric Handel Score Composer
Mathis Neidhardt Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Carlo Sigismondo Original Story
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Orlando: Act 1 & Act 2
1. Opening [:44]
2. Overture [4:28]
3. Act One: Scene I - Accompagnato e Recitativo: "Gieroglifici Eterni" [1:53]
4. Act One: Scene II - Arioso: "Stimulato Dalla Gloria" [1:34]
5. Act One: Scene II - Recitativo: "Purgalo Ormai da Effeminati Sensi!" [:53]
6. Act One: Scene II - Sinfonia/Recitativo: "Mira e Prendi L'esempio!"/Aria: "Lascia Amor e Siegui Marte" [3:46]
7. Act One: Scene III - Accompagnato: "Imagini Funeste" [1:21]
8. Act One: Scene III - Ari: "Non Fu Già Men Forte Alcide" [5:03]
9. Act One: Scene IV - Accompagnato e Recitativo: "Quanto Diletto Avea Tra Questi Boschi" [1:47]
10. Act One: Scene IV - Accompagnato e Recitativo: "Itene Pur Fremendo, Anime Vili!" [:37]
11. Act One: Scene IV - Aria: "Ho un Certo Rossore" [3:12]
12. Act One: Scene V - Recitativo: "M'hai Vinto al Fin" [1:04]
13. Act One: Scene VI - Recitativo: "Spera, Mio Ben, Che Presto"/Aria: "Chi Possessore è Del Mio Core" [1:37]
14. Act One: Scene VII - Recitativo: "Medoro, al Fin Ti Trovo" [1:46]
15. Act One: Scene VII - Aria: "Se'l Cor Mai Ti Dirà" [:44]
16. Act One: Scene VIII - Recitativo: "Povera Me! Ben Vedo Che M'alletta"/Aria: "O Care Parolette, O Dolci Sguardi!" [5:22]
17. Act One: Scene IX - Recitativo: "Noti a Me Sono i Tuoi Fatali Amori Con Medoro" [2:01]
18. Act One: Scene IX - Aria: "Se Fedel Vuoi Ch'io Ti Creda" [2:06]
19. Act One: Scene X - Recitativo: "T'ubbidirò, Crudele"/Aria: "Fammi Combattere" [5:02]
20. Act One: Scene XI - Recitativo: "Angelica, Deh! Lascia!" [4:22]
21. Act One: Scena XII - Recitativo: "O Angelica, O Medoro!" [:50]
22. Act One: Scena XII - Terzetto: "Consolati, O Bella" [1:22]
23. Act Two: Scene I - Ariosa: "Quando Spieghi i Tuoi Tormenti" [8:18]
24. Act Two: Scene II - Recitativo: "Perchè, Gentil Dorinda" [2:53]
25. Act Two: Scene II - Aria: "Se Mi Rivolgo al Prato" [1:36]
26. Act Two: Scene III - Recitativo: "È Questa la Mercede"/Aria: "Cielo! Se Tu Il Consenti" [5:40]
27. Act Two: Scene IV - Recitativo: "A Qual Rischio Vi Espone"/Aria: "Tra Caligini Profonde" [5:01]
28. Act Two: Scene V - Recitativo: "Da Queste Amiche Piante"/Aria: "Verdi Allori, Sempre Unito" [4:14]
29. Act Two: Scene VI - Recitativo: "Troppo Ingrata Ad Orlando"/Aria "Non Potrà Dirmi Ingrata" [7:56]
30. Act Two: Scene VII - Recitativo: "Dove, Dove Guidate, Furie" [3:55]
31. Act Two: Scene VIII - Aria: "Verdi Plante, Erbette Liete"/Recitativo: "Ah! Perfida, Qui Sei!" [:56]
32. Act Two: Scene IX/Scene X - Recitativo: "Ah, Medoro, Medoro!"/Accompagnato: "Ah! Stigie Larve. Ah! Scellerati Spettri" [7:34]
33. Act Two: Scene VIII - Recitativo: "Ecco Il Tempo Prefisso!"/Accompagnato: "Tu, Che Del Gran Tonante" [7:34]
Disc #2 -- Orlando: Act 3
1. Act Three: Scene I - Sinfonia/Recitativo: "Medoro! E Come Mai Qui Ti Rivedo?" [1:42]
2. Act Three: Scene I - Aria: "Vorrei Poterti Amar" [1:41]
3. Act Three: Scene II - Recitativo: "Più Obbligata Gli Sono" [:23]
4. Act Three: Scene III - Recitativo: "Pur Ti Trovo, O Mio Bene" [1:12]
5. Act Three: Scene III - Arioso e Recitativo: "Unisca Amor In Noi" [2:21]
6. Act Three: Scene IV - Aria: "Già Lo Stringo, Già L'abbraccio" [2:17]
7. Act Three: Scene IV - Recitativo: "Ah! Mia Signora" [:39]
8. Act Three: Scene IV - Aria: "Così Giusta è Questa Speme" [3:03]
9. Act Three: Scene V - Recitativo: "S'è Corrisposto un Core"/Aria: "Amor è Qual Vento" [5:36]
10. Act Three: Scene VI - Recitativo: "Impari Ognun da Orlando"/Accompagnato: "O Voi, Del Mio Poter Ministri Eletti"/Recitativo: "Là Al Furor Dell'eroe Siatene Attenti" [1:11]
11. Act Three: Scene VI - Aria: "Sorge Infausta una Procella" [3:56]
12. Act Three: Scene VII - Recitativo: Più Non Fuggir Potrai"/Duetto: "Finché Prendi Ancora Il Sangue" [2:44]
13. Act Three: Scene VII - Accompagnato: "Già Per la Man d'Orlando" [1:29]
14. Act Three: Scene VII - Arioso: "Già L'ebro Mio Ciglio" [5:04]
15. Act Three: Scene VIII - Recitativo - "Ecco Il Tempo Prefisso!"/Accompagnato: "Tu, Che Del Gran Tonante"/ [1:16]
16. Act Three: Scene VIII - Sinfonia [1:25]
17. Recitativo: "Ah! Che Fate, Signor?"/Sinfonia [:39]
18. Recitativo: "Dormo Ancora, O Son Desto?"/Arioso: "Per Far, Mia Diletta" [2:06]
19. Act Three: Scene VIII - Scene Ultima - "Dei Viver Anora!"/Accompagnato: "Vinse Incanti, Battaglie, e Fieri Mostri" [1:54]
20. Act Three: Scene VIII - Scene Ultima - Coro: "Trionfa Oggi'l Mio Cor" [4:44]
21. End Credits [:53]
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      Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata
      Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto
      George Frideric Handel: Admeto
      George Frideric Handel: Tamerlano
      Ferrucio Busoni: Doktor Faust
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