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Rebroadcast: Weber's 'Der Freischütz' with Schukoff, Gens and Turk from Hamburg
Weber's 'Der Freischütz' is a German opera with spoken dialogue in three acts with a libretto by Friedrich Kind. The plot is based on the German folk legend of the Freischütz and many of its tunes were thought to be inspired by German folk music. The young assistant forester Max loves Agathe and is to become the successor to Cuno, the head forester and Agathe's father. But a test of skill in marksmanship is required, the trial to be held the following day.
Ottokar: Miljenko Turk.
Kuno: Yorck Felix Speer.
Agathe: Véronique Gens.
Ännchen: Christina Landshamer.
Kaspar: Dimitry Ivashchenko.
Max: Nikolai Schukoff.
Eremit: Franz Josef-Selig.
WDR Radio Choir. NDR Choir. NDR Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock.
Recorded 10 September 2015.