1st August

Concert will begin at 18:00 hours GMT

Rebroadcast: Beethoven's 'Fidelio' with Brimberg, Jovanovich and Nikitin from Verbier

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Verbier Festival. Beethoven's 'Fidelio' is a German opera with spoken dialogue in two acts. The German libretto was prepared by Joseph Sonnleithner from the French of Jean-Nicolas Bouilly. The opera tells how Leonore, disguised as a prison guard named 'Fidelio', rescues her husband Florestan from death in a political prison. Performers:

Ingela Brimberg: Leonore.
Brandon Jovanovich: Florestan.
Evgeny Nikitin: Don Pizzarro.
Robert Gleadow: Rocco.
Sylvia Schwartz: Marzelline.
Bernard Richter: Jaquino.
Charles Dekeyser: Don Fernando.

The Collegiate Chorale. Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.

Recorded 26 July 2014.

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Salle des Combins, Verbier