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Robert Schumann: Szenen aus Goethes Faust / Mojca Erdmann, Christiane Iven, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, et al

Album Summary

>Schumann, Robert : Scenes from Goethe's Faust
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Nicolaus Harnoncourt’s acclaimed 2008 performances of Schumann’s rarely heard masterpiece Szenen aus Goethes Faust with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra were recorded live and edited for this exciting new release. Harnoncourt’s long association with the orchestra includes impressive opera productions and a great number of symphonic concerts, including works by Haydn, Mozart, Schubert and Dvorák. Much of the repertoire Harnoncourt conducted with the Concertgebouw has been recorded and has received many awards. Harnoncourt was appointed honorary guest conductor in October 2000.


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Works Details

>Schumann, Robert : Scenes from Goethe's Faust
  • Performers: Kevin Doss (Tenor); Anitra Jellema (Baritone); Alastair Miles; Christiane Iven (Mezzo Soprano); Mojca Erdmann (Soprano); Werner Güra (Tenor); Franz-Josef Selig (Voice); Christian Gerhaher (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
  • Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Notes: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (04/18/2008-04/24/2008)
  • Running Time: 78 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1844-1853
  • Studio/Live: Live