Ballets By Christian Spuck / Opernhaus & Ballett Zurich
This box set contains three extraordinary ballet choreographies by the successful German choreographer Christian Spuck for the Ballett Zürich whose ballet director he has been since the 2012/13 season: Verdi’s Messa da Requiem conducted by Fabio Luisi, Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker and Mouse King, conducted by Paul Connelly, and Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet conducted by Michail Jurowski. Christian Spuck comes from Marburg and was trained at the John Cranko School in Stuttgart. He began his dance career with Jan Lauwers’ Needcompany and Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker’s Ensemble Rosas. In 1995 he became a member of the Stuttgart Ballet and served as the company’s resident choreographer from 2001 to 2012. In Stuttgart he created fifteen world premieres, including the story ballet Lulu. Eine Monstretragödie after Frank Wedekind, Der Sandmann and Das Fräulein von S. after E.T.A. Hoffmann. Since the 2012/13 season, Christian Spuck has been director of Ballett Zürich.
Catalog Number: ACC70507
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi, na Not Applicable, Sergey Prokofiev
Conductor: Fabio Luisi, Michail Jurowski, Paul Connelly
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Zürich, SoprAlti der Oper Zürich, Zürich Ballet, Zürich Junior Ballet, Zurich Opera House Ballet, Zurich Opera House Children's Chorus, Zurich Opera House Chorus, Zusatzchor Opernhaus Zürich
Performer: Francesco Meli, Georg Zeppenfeld, Krassimira Stoyanova, Veronica Simeoni