- Krassimira Stoyanova (Soprano)
- Franz-Josef Selig (Baritone)
- Michael Schade (Tenor)
- Elina Garanca (Mezzo Soprano)
Notes & Reviews:
"Christian Thielemann conjured up the gigantic cosmos of the 'Missa' with such lightness and grace that its mystery seemed to reveal itself." - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Conductor Christian Thielemann leads the Staatskapelle Dresden and the Sächsiger Staatsopernchor Dresden in an exceptional performance of Beethoven's great mass setting. The all-star singing cast feature vocal soloists Elina Garanca, Krassimira Stoyanova, Michael Schade, and Franz-Josef Selig. This is the first video recording of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis to be commercially available on BluRay disc.
Each symphony is accompanied by a one-hour documentary featuring the Vienna Philharmonic, Christian Thielemann and Joachim Kaiser, and includes excerpts from performances from what the C-major ad describes as 'legendary performances by Karajan, Bernstein, Böhm and Järvi'.
Run Time: 90 min.
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese
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Works DetailsBeethoven, Ludwig van : Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123
- Performers: Krassimira Stoyanova (Soprano); Franz-Josef Selig (Baritone); Michael Schade (Tenor); Elina Garanca (Mezzo Soprano)
- Conductor: Christian Thielemann
- Ensemble: Dresden State Opera Chorus
- Period Time: Classical
- Form: Choral
- Written: 1819-1823