Rienzi

 

Wagner Rienzi opera to libretto by the composer. Directed 2010 by Philipp Stölzl (with co-director Mara Kurotschka) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Stars Torsten Kerl (Rienzi), Camilla Nylund (Irene), Ante Jerkunica (Steffano Colonna), Kate Aldrich (Adriano), Krzysztof Szumanski (Paolo Orsini), Lenus Carlson (Cardinal Orvieto), Clemens Bieber (Baroncelli), Stephen Bronk (Cecco del Vecchio), and Gernot Frischling (Rienzi Stand-in). Sebastian Lang-Lessing conducts the Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin with the Chorus and Extra-Chorus of the Deutsche Oper Berlin (Chorus Master: William Spaulding). Stage design by Ulrike Siegrist and Philipp Stölzl; costume design by Kathi Maurer and Ursula Kudrna; video by Momme Hinrichs and Torge Møller of fettFilm. Directed for TV by Johannes Grebert. Released 2010, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio  sound. Grade: B+

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