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Albert Lortzing (1802-1851): Regina / Stojkovic, Holzhausen, Broekhuizen, Kirch, Schoene. Ulf Schirmer

Audio Samples

  1. Lortzing — Regina: Ouvertüre $0.99 on iTunes
  2. Lortzing — Regina, Act I: Introduction. Wir wollen nicht (Chorus, Kilian, Richard)
  3. Lortzing — Regina, Act I: Recitative and Duet. O teurer Freund, ich hörte alles (Regina, Richard) $0.99 on iTunes
  4. Lortzing — Regina, Act I: Chorus, Arioso and Quintet. Vivat! Vivat! (Chorus, Simon, Regina, Beate, Richard, Kilian) $0.99 on iTunes
  5. Lortzing — Regina, Act I: Dialog. Na, wann wird denn die Hochzeit sein? (Kilian, Beate, Simon Stephan) $0.99 on iTunes
  6. Lortzing — Regina, Act I: Recitative and Aria. Was sprach der alte Tor (Stephan) $0.99 on iTunes
  7. Lortzing — Regina, Act I: Dialog. Die Fabrik des reichen Simon… (Wolfgang, Stephan) $0.99 on iTunes
  8. Lortzing — Regina, Act I: Finale. Jauchzet den Stunden des Festes entgegen (Chorus, Beate, Kilian, Stephan, Wolfgang, Regina, Richard)
  9. Lortzing — Regina, Act II: Vorspiel and Lied. Nicht so bleiben kann dies Treiben (Barbara) $0.99 on iTunes
  10. Lortzing — Regina, Act II: Dialog. Bei mir ist nichts zu holen! (Barbara, Kilian, Beate) $0.99 on iTunes
  11. Lortzing — Regina, Act II: Scene and Duet. Das ist das Haus (Stephan, Barbara, Regina)
  12. Lortzing — Regina, Act II: Dialog. Da sind wir! (Wolfgang, Stephan, Kilian, Beate, Regina) $0.99 on iTunes
  13. Lortzing — Regina, Act II: Finale. Sobald die Nacht mit dunklen Schatten (Stephan, Regina, Beate, Chorus, Barbara, Kilian, Wolfgang)
  14. Lortzing — Regina, Act III: Ertönet, frohe Jubelieder (Chorus, Simon, Richard, Barbara, Beate, Kilian)
  15. Lortzing — Regina, Act III: Finale. Der Bursche ist entwischt (All)

Album Summary

>Lortzing, Albert : Regina, opera
Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Regina is indeed a very unusual opera by Albert Lortzing: a romantic political 'liberation opera' in which the main characters are workers that go on strike and sing for their freedom. This is the first recording of the original version.

American Record Guide, March/April 2014
This recording ignores the political matters and concentrates on the music. The recordings I have heard from this series are first-rate. The orchestra and chorus perform beautifully, and most of the soloists sing very well. The music reminds me a bit of Weber's Freischntz. There are fine tunes aplenty; several arias, mostly short, give the soloists opportunity to shine. As it is, it still is pleasant listening. The set comes with a complete German-English libretto, artist bios, and an interesting essay.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Prinzregententheater, München (01/28/2011/01/30/2011).


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Works Details

>Lortzing, Albert : Regina, opera
  • Conductor: Ulf Schirmer
  • Ensemble: Prague Philharmonic Chorus
  • Notes: Prinzregententheater, München (01/28/2011/01/30/2011)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta