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Nielsen: Maskarade / Schirmer, Haugland, Danish National

Album Summary

>Nielsen, Carl : Maskarade, FS 39
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Nielsen's "Maskarade" is the most popular Danish opera of the century. Reminiscent of Offenbach as well as the styles of Wagner and Verdi, this is a comic opera with a very dramatic character. The wonderful cast includes internationally acclaimed bass-baritone Bo Skovus. This recording won a Gramophone "Critics Choice", and will certainly figure as one of the years most important opera releases.


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Works Details

>Nielsen, Carl : Maskarade, FS 39
  • Performers: Marianne Rorholm (Soprano); Michael Kristensen (Tenor); Henriette Bonde-Hansen (Soprano); Hanna Hjort (Soprano); Aage Haugland (Bass); Bo Skovhus (Voice)
  • Conductor: Ulf Schirmer
  • Ensemble: Danish National Radio Choir
  • Notes: Danish Radio Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark (06/15/1996-06/22/1996)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1904-1906