Der Rosenkavalier


Richard Strauss Der Rosenkavalier opera to libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Directed 2010 by Brian FitzGerald at the Sydney Opera House. Stars Cheryl Barker (The Feldmarschallin), Catherine Carby (Count Octavian Rofrano), Manfred Hemm (Baron Ochs Auf Lerchenau), Warwick Fyfe (Herr von Faninal), Emma Pearson (Sophie von Faninal), Andrew Brunsdon (Valzacchi), Jacqueline Dark (Annina), and Henry Choo (Italian Singer). Andrew Litton conducts the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra (Concertmaster Aubrey Murphy), Opera Australia Chorus (Chorus Master Michael Black), and Children's Chorus (Chorus Preparation by Anthony Hunt). Rehearsed by Roger Press; designs by Carl Friedrich Oberle; lighting by Nigel Levings. Audio direction by Tony David Cray; TV direction by Cameron Kirkpatrick. Production Executive was Chris Yates; Producer was Sam Russell. Released 2013, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA

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