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Rebroadcast: Beethoven's 'Fidelio' with Brimberg, Jovanovich and Nikitin from Verbier
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.
Salle des Combins, Verbier