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Lear

Lear

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Aribert Reimann's "Lear" is a milestone in the tragic opera of the 20th century. Ever since it's 1978 premiere at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, it has made it's triumphal progress around the world in more than thirty productions as the most successful Shakespeare opera of our time. The remorseless logic of the action and plot and the primal force of irresistible sonic fantasies give this work the power to hold the attention of it's listeners and viewers from the first moment to the last. The great theme of self-deception is fancifully portrayed in this captivating stage production by Karoline Gruber with a retreat into the interior of a far from frail old man. It is not senility that drives Lear, brilliantly sung by Bo Skovhus, into isolation but his hyperactive ego. The first Hamburg performance of Lear is a musical achievement of the highest order. "The orchestra of the State Opera under it's GMD Simone Young is in absolutely top form." (Handelsblatt)

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    Title: Lear
    Genre: Classical Artists
    Starring: Bo Skovhus
    Director: Karoline Gruber
    Release Date: 4/28/2015
    Product Type: DVD
    Region: 0
    Catalog #: 109063
    UPC: 807280906394
    Item #: 1482305X

    Technical Information

    Street Date: 4/28/2015
    Studio: Arthaus Musik