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Title Rienzi, der letzte der Tribunen : grand tragic opera in 5 acts / by Richard Wagner ; version in two parts by Philipp Stölzl and Christian Baier ; libretto by Richard Wagner after the homonymous novel by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton ; a production of Unitel Classica in co-operation with Deutsche Oper Berlin.

Published [Leipzig] : Arthaus Musik, [2010]


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Physical description 2 videodiscs (156 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Stage director, Philipp Stölzl ; video director, Johannes Grebert ; co-director, Mara Kurotschka ; stage design, Ulrike Siegrist, Philipp Stölzl ; costume design, Kathi Maurer, Ursula Kudrna.
Notes Program notes by Katharina John and synopsis, in German with English and French translations (27 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Special feature: documentary on the making of the opera at the Deutsche Oper Berlin (26 min.).
Contents Disc 1. Acts I-II (92 min.) -- Disc 2. Acts III-V (64 min.) -- Bonus (26 min.).
Performers Torsten Kerl (Rienzi) ; Camilla Nylund (Irene) ; Ante Jerkunica (Steffano Colonna) ; Kate Aldrich (Adriano) ; Krzysztof Szumánski (Paolo Orsini) ; supporting soloists ; Chor, Extrachor, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin ; Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor.
Notes Recorded live, 2010, Deutsche Oper Berlin.
Summary Opera set in Rome based on the life of Cola di Rienzo, a medieval Italian populist figure who succeeds in outwitting and then defeating the nobles and their followers and in raising the power of the people.
System notes DVD-9; aspect ratio 16:9; DTS 5.1, Dolby digital 5.1, PCM stereo.
Language notes Sung in German; optional subtitles in German, English, French, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.
Other author Stölzl, Philipp, author of screenplay, director, designer.
Baier, Christian, author of screenplay.
Kerl, Torsten, performer.
Nylund, Camilla, performer.
Jerkunica, Ante, 1978- performer.
Aldrich, Kate, performer.
Szumański, Krzysztof, performer.
Lang-Lessing, Sebastian, 1966- conductor.
Grebert, Johannes, 1966- director.
Kurotschka, Mara, director.
Siegrist, Ulrike, designer.
Maurer, Kathi, costume designer.
Kudrna, Ursula, costume designer.
Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873. Rienzi, the last of the Roman tribunes.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Rienzi.
Unitel Classica (Firm), production personnel.
Deutsche Oper Berlin, production personnel, performer.
Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Subject Rienzo, Cola di, -1354. -- Drama.
Variant Title Rienzi.
Standard Number 807280152197
Publisher Number 101 521 Arthaus Musik