1 DVD Video / Arthaus / 2009-07-28Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
Performers: Archer, Neill; Atkinson, Lynton; Beesley, Mark; Benackova, Gabriela; Ischammer, Hans; Lloyd, Robert; McLaughlin, Marie; Pederson, Monte; Protschka, Josef
Conductors: Dohnányi, Christoph von
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
"Those in search of a thoroughly teutonic Fidelio should speed to Covent Garden. The new production, comes via the Theatre de la Monnaie in Brussels....continue...
Run Time: 125 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: German, French, English, Italian, Dutch, Spanis...continue...
2 CD / Sony Classical / 2008-02-28Works: Franz Schreker: Irrelohe, opera
Performers: DeVol, Luana; Holecek, Sebastian; Neven Belamaric; Pabst, Michael; Pederson, Monte; Randova, Eva; Simic, Goran; Wildhaber, Helmut; Zednik, Heinz
Conductors: Gulke, Peter
"The performance under Peter Gulke is thoroughly committed and the cast is a strong one...Iffelohe is for the most part a gripping and imaginative score,...continue...
3 CD / Decca Import / 2006-02-15Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Mazeppa
Performers: Diadkova, Larissa; Gorchakova, Galina; Kotcherga, Anatoly; Larin, Sergei; Leiferkus, Sergei [Bass Vocals]; Margison, Richard; Pederson, Monte; Zednik, Heinz
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
Betrayal, torture, execution, murder and madness are all present in Tchaikovsky's fascinating portrayal of anti-hero Mazeppa and his world, dramatically realized in Neeme Jarvi's heady...continue...
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-01-17Works: George Enescu: Oedipe, opera, Op. 23
Performers: Damiani, Davide; Donose, Ruxandra; Fink, Walter; Hopferweiser, Josef; Koves, Peter; Lipovsek, Marjana; Pederson, Monte; Roider, Michael; Silins, Egils; Simic, Goran; Ungureanu, Mihaela
Conductors: Gielen, Michael
Ensemble: Vienna Boys' Choir
The Romanian composer George Enescu was one of the most fascinating and versatile musicians in the first half of the twentieth century. His only opera,...continue...
2 CD / Capriccio / 1997-01-01Works: Alexander von Zemlinsky: Der König Kandaules
Performers: Galliard, Peter; Gysen, Kurt; Hager, Klaus; Jentjens, Guido; Kwiecien, Mariusz; O'Neal, James; Pederson, Monte; Seiler, Ferdinand; Warren, Nina; Yang, Simon
Conductors: Albrecht, Gerd
Ensemble: Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra
Gramophone Classical Music Guide
Der König Kandaules, based on a play by André Gide, was Zemlinsky's last opera, written during the Nazis' rise to power and...continue...