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Wolfgang Fortner (1907-1987): Blood Wedding / Wuppertal Symphony, Griffiths [DVD]

Album Summary

>Fortner, Wolfgang : Blood Wedding, opera
Conductor Ensemble Composer

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The opera Bluthochzeit (Bloodwedding) by Wolfgang Fortner is based upon the lyric tragedy of the same name by Federico García Lorca. The premonition of a crime yet to be committed pervades the story from the very beginning. Premiered in Cologne in 1957, Bluthochzeit first became one of the most successful operas in the post-war era. However, today the opera is seldom performed. This DVD features an acclaimed new production staged by Christian von Götz for the Wuppertal Theater in January 2013.

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Run Time: 132 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English



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>Fortner, Wolfgang : Blood Wedding, opera
  • Conductor: Hilary Griffiths
  • Ensemble: Wuppertal Symphony Buhnen
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Studio/Live: Live