I have wanted to see a production of this Korngold opera for many years. I love Korngold's music and this Opera is clearly a masterpiece, his masterpiece. Extremely well sung. The success of this production should bring this opera back to prominence and bring it to more of the world's major opera houses. It deserves attention after nearly 100 years of neglect. It would have never disappeared had the Nazi's not banned Korngold's music in the 30s.
My only criticism of this production is the lack of sets. All off the multiple locations in the opera are represented on the same set. Everything from a dungeon to courtroom to the miracle at the end are on one set that is only really appropriate for the trial. But, musically I have no issues at all. And, I am very happy this recording has been made available to the public. Long live "Das Wunder Der Heliane"!
- Directors: Christof Loy
- Language: German, English, Japanese, Korean
- Subtitles: English, French, Japanese, Korean
- Region: All Regions
- Aspect Ratio: Unknown
- Number of discs: 1
- Studio: Naxos Deutschland Musik & Video Vertriebs-GmbH / Poing
- Run Time: 167.00 minutes
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- ASIN: B07QN8PR6H
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