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I'd heard great things about this opera from colleagues who were at the premiere and so it was with great anticipation that I bought this DVD. Wow! This has to be one of the best new modern operas written in recent years. Anyone who loves the music of Richard Strauss and similar, will find ... Read review
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"L'Upupa" - an opera to be savoured

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"I'd heard great things about this opera from colleagues who were at the premiere and so it was with great anticipation that I bought this DVD. Wow! This has to be one of the best new modern operas written in recent years. Anyone who loves the music of Richard Strauss and similar, will find this highly accessible music - yet with Henze's own brilliantly coloured and individual sound-world. The plot (based on Arabian folklore with a bit of German ..." Read review
03.11.2007

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A world premiere performance of the Henze opera live from the Salzburg Festival.

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Actor(s) Marcus Stenz, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Matthias Goerne, Laura Aikin, Marcus Stenz, John Mark Ainsley, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Alfred Muff, Matthias Goerne, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Laura Aikin, John Mark Ainsley, Alfred Muff, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Director(s) Dieter Dorn, Dieter Dorn, Brian Large, Brian Large
Genre Musicals & Music Films - Opera & Operetta
Classification Exempt
Colour Colour
Running Time 2 hours 23 minutes
Plot A world premiere performance of the Henze opera live from the Salzburg Festival.

Release details

DVD Region DVD
Studio(s) EUROARTS MUSIC INTERNATIONAL; SELECT MUSIC & VIDEO DISTRIBUTION
Release date 29/11/2004
No of Discs 1
Catalogue No 2053929
Composer Hans Werner Henze, Hans Werner Henze
Barcode 0880242539298
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Subtitle Language English, French, German

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Aspect Ratio 16:9 Anamorphic
Sound Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM Stereo

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