Handel: Messiah / Gritton, Horak, Spinosi

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Also available on Blu-ray George Frideric Handel MESSIAH Staged Version by Claus Guth, Konrad Kuhn and Christian Schmidt Susan Gritton, soprano Cornelia Horak, soprano Martin...
Also available on Blu-ray

George Frideric Handel
MESSIAH
Staged Version by Claus Guth, Konrad Kuhn and Christian Schmidt

Susan Gritton, soprano
Cornelia Horak, soprano
Martin Pöllmann, boy soprano
Bejun Mehta, altus
Richard Croft, tenor
Florian Boesch, bass

Arnold Schoenberg Choir
(chorus master: Erwin Ortner)
Ensemble Matheus
Jean-Christophe Spinosi, conductor

Claus Guth, stage director
Christian Schmidt, stage and costume design
Jürgen Hoffmann, lighting design
Ramses Sigl, choreographer

Recorded live at the Theater an der Wien, 2009

To mark the 250th anniversary of Handel´s death, Vienna´s Theater an der Wien realized a truly extraordinary project: the staging of Messiah, the composer´s most popular oratorio.Collaborating with an exquisite cast of singers, Claus Guth, one of today´s highly renowned stage directors, delivered “an emotionally and psychologically charged sequence of images … “The audience was thrilled” (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM 2.0 / Dolby Digital 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish
Running time: 154 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)


Product Description:


  • Release Date: September 28, 2010


  • UPC: 814337010300


  • Catalog Number: 703008


  • Label: C Major


  • Number of Discs: 1


  • Period: ""


  • Composer: George Frideric Handel


  • Conductor: Jean-Christophe Spinosi


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Ensemble Matheus


  • Performer: Bejun Mehta, Cornelia Horak, Florian Boesch, Martin Pöllmann, Richard Croft, Susan Gritton