Kurt Weill Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny opera to libretto by Bertolt Brecht. Directed 2010 at the Teatro Real by Alex Ollé and Carlus Padrissa of La Fura Dels Baus. Stars Jane Henschel, Donald Kaasch, Willard White, Measha Brueggergosman, Michael Köning, John Easterlin, Otto Katzameier, and Steven Humes. Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the Orquesta y Coro del Teatro Real, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, and the Coro Intermezzo (Chrous master Andrés Máspero). Sceneography by Alfons Flores; costumes by Lluc Castells; lighting by Urs Schönebaum; directed for video by Andy Sommer; produced by François Duplat. Released 2011, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: Help!
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