Andrea Chénier

Umberto Giordano Andrea Chénier opera to libretto by Luigi Illica. Directed 2011 by Keith Warner at the Bregenz Festival. Stars Héctor Sandoval, Scott Hendricks, Norma Fantini, Tania Kross, Rosalind Plowright, David Stout, Tobias Hächler, Richard Angas, Giulio Mastrototaro, Bengt-Ola Morgny, and Peter Bronder. Ulf Schirmer conducts the Wiener Symphoniker, the Prague Philharmonic Choir (Chorus Master Lukáš Vasilek), and the Bregenz Festival Chorus (Chorus Master Benjamin Lack). Set design by David Fielding; costume design by Constance Hoffman; choreography by Lynne Page; lighting design by Davy Cunningham; interludes by David Blake; video direction by Felix Breisach. Released 2011, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: Help!

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