Artists

  • Gstaad Festival Orchestra
  • Jonas Kaufmann , tenor Florestan
  • Sinéad Campbell-Wallace , soprano Leonore
  • Falk Struckmann , bass Don Pizarro
  • Matthias Winckhler , bass baritone Don Fernando
  • Andreas Bauer Kanabas , bass Rocco
  • Christina Landshamer , soprano Marzelline
  • Patrick Grahl , tenor Jaquino
  • Peter Simonischek , narrator
  • Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno
  • Petr Fiala , chorusmaster
  • Jaap van Zweden , conductor

Programme

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN 

«Fidelio» Opera in two acts
Concert performance
Text version: «Roccos Erzählungen»by Walter Jens (in German language)
Arrangement by Brigitte Karner

Introduction/abstract

Gstaad Festival Orchestra · Jonas Kaufmann · Sinéad Campbell-Wallace · Falck Struckmann · Matthias Winckhler · Andreas Bauer · Christina Landshamer · Patrick Grahl · Peter Simonischek · Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno · Petr Fiala · Jaap van Zweden

BEETHOVEN

Beethoven only wrote one opera, but what an opera! A musical plea for freedom and loyalty, his «Fidelio» is a vivid demonstration in sound and image of the need to defend the basic values of human togetherness. At the heart of the outstanding cast for this co-production by the Gstaad Menuhin Festival and the Grafenegg Festival are Jonas Kaufmann as Florestan and Sinéad Campbell-Wallace as Leonore. Jaap van Zweden, since 2018 Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, conducts the orchestra of the renowned Swiss festival at the Wolkenturm.

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