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George Frideric Handel



George Frideric Handel
Händelfestspiele Halle, 2001

Soloists: Monica Bacelli, Anna Bonitatibus, Elisabeth Norberg-Schulz
Orchestra, Chorus: English Consort
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Director: Jonathan Miller

The 192 min. long opera Tamerlano* (directed by Helga Dubnyicsek) * English, German, French, or Spanish libretto translations (read the libretto as subtitle) * instant scene selection (all scenes selectable on the screen) * score plus (read the score as subtitle) The Making of Tamerlano* (a film by Martina Mattick-Stiller *) * the rehearsal at Sadler’s Wells Theatre * comments by the conductor Trevor Pinnock, the director, Jonathan Miller and the costume designer, Judy Levine explaining their ideas on this staging in an authentic 18th century atmosphere * pictures from the Handel Festival town, Halle/Saale, including a view into Handel’s birthplace, a museum containing an important collection of instruments and other musicological sites of the town * a look behind the scenes of the small Goethe Theatre in Bad Lauchstädt, the stage of this opera production * in German, English, French, or Spanish language Interviews * with conductors, directors, musicians etc. commenting on their views on Handel’s work and the special role of the Handel Festival in Halle/Saale with English, German, French and Spanish subtitles Historical Film Footage * giving an eyewitness report of the honoring celebrations of the 200th anniversary of Handel’s death, various concerts from Handel Festivals from the 70ies and 80ies, showing the festivities at GDR times, and excerpts from the dress rehearsal of the Handel opera, Rinaldo, also performed on the festival in 2001 * eyewitness report and interview with Sir J.E. Gardiner subtitled in English, German, French and Spanish Interactive Chronology * Listing all operas, oratorios and musicological seminars of the Handel Festival in Halle since 1952, illustrated by the festival posters of the respective years *by ZDF/3sat/© ZDF 2001

Press Reviews

"Ohne abstruse Regietheater-Ambitionen, jedoch erfrischend, schön und markant hat Jonathan Miller Händels 1724 komponierte Oper 'Tamerlano' 2001 inszeniert. […] …sehr empfehlenswert." Christoph Schlüren, Crescendo, Februar/ März 2010

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: 3sat Edition

Running Time: 193

Picture Format: 16:9

Disc Format: PAL

Sound Format: Dolby Digital 2.0

Number of Discs: 1

Region: 0

Languages: IT

Subtitle Languages:


Catalogue No.:


UPC: 807280900392

ISBN: 978-3-941311-68-8

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