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Peter Sellars, Craig Smith, Wiener Symphoniker - Mozart: Don Giovanni (2005)

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Peter Sellars, Craig Smith, Wiener Symphoniker - Mozart: Don Giovanni (2005)

Peter Sellars, Craig Smith, Wiener Symphoniker - Mozart: Don Giovanni (2005)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 190 min | 6,50+6,54 Gb (2xDVD9)
Classical | Label: DECCA | Sub: English | Recorded: 1990

At the age of 27 Peter Sellars was hailed as a wunderkind of the U.S. theater and was already the general manager of the American National Theater in Washington's Kennedy Center. In his productions, Sellars brings out the timelessness and topicality of the works with such naturalness that he arouses interest around the world and stimulates lively discussions as to whether he is brilliantly modernizing the works or brutally maiming them. Besides "Don Giovanni," Sellars has also staged "Le nozze di Figaro" and "Cosi fan tutte" and moved their stories to present-day New York, whereby, however, he invented a new world for each opera.

Peter Sellars, Craig Smith, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden - Handel: Giulio Cesare (2006/1990)

Posted By: Vilboa
Peter Sellars, Craig Smith, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden - Handel: Giulio Cesare (2006/1990)

Peter Sellars, Craig Smith, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden - Handel: Giulio Cesare (2006/1990)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) | Italiano | LinearPCM, 2 ch | DTS, 6 ch | 6.51+6.89 Gb (2xDVD9) | 239 min
Classical | Decca | Sub.: English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Chinese

Director Peter Sellars helms this provocative adaptation of George Frideric Handel’s opera “Giulio Cesare,” sung in the original Italian by soprano Susan Larson (who plays Cleopatra) and countertenor Jeffrey Gall (in the role of Julius Caesar) but set in a very different locale: a futuristic Middle East. Sellars personally wrote the English subtitles included in this version to match the tone he intended for his vision.

Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker - Bach: Johannes-Passion (2014) [Blu-Ray]

Posted By: Vilboa
Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker - Bach: Johannes-Passion (2014) [Blu-Ray]

Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker - Bach: Johannes-Passion (2014) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 24774 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 135 min | 41,5 Gb
Audio1: Deutsch / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 3794 kbps / 24-bit
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BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1280x720 / 2735 kbps / 29,970 fps | 135 min | 6,20 Gb
Audio: Deutsch / PCM / 2ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits | DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | Berliner Philharmoniker | Sub: German, English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean

As before with the St. Matthew Passion, star director Peter Sellars succeeded in creating a staging which made the spiritual and dramatic content of the Passion story even more intensive. The New York Times also praised the “brilliant and energetic” playing of the orchestra, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung the “haunting, almost unsurpassable singing of all those involved.”

Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker - Bach: Matthaus-Passion (2014) [Blu-Ray]

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Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker - Bach: Matthaus-Passion (2014) [Blu-Ray]

Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker - Bach: Matthäus-Passion (2014) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 17997 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 194 min | 42,1 Gb
Audio1: Deutsch / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 3855 kbps / 24-bit
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BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1280x720 / 2735 kbps / 29,970 fps | 194 min | 8,92 Gb
Audio: Deutsch / PCM / 2ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits | DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | Berliner Philharmoniker | Sub: German, English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean

Sir Simon Rattle was in no doubt: the performance of the St. Matthew Passion which he realized together with the Berlin Philharmonic and the Rundfunkchor Berlin in 2010 was for him “the single most important thing we ever did here.” Critics around the world agreed. They praised the semi-staged “ritualization” by American star-director Peter Sellars, as well as the outstanding musical performances by the soloists, including Magdalena Kozená, Christian Gerhaher, Thomas Quasthoff, and Mark Padmore as the Evangelist.