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Staatskapelle Dresden / Carlos Kleiber

Weber: Der Freischutz (2CD + Blu Ray Audio)

“Weber's famous attention to details of orchestration is lovingly explored by a conductor who has taken the trouble to go back to the score in manuscript and observe the differences between that and most of the published versions [...] this would be of little point were the performance itself not of such interest […] The singing cast is excellent, with Gundula Janowitz an outstanding Agathe to a somewhat reflective Max from Peter Schreier, […] Edith Mathis is a pretty Aennchen, Theo Adam a fine, murky Caspar.” - Gramophone

 

PERFORMERS
Weber: Der Freischütz Gundula Janowitz (soprano)
Edith Mathis (soprano)
Peter Schreier (tenor)
Theo Adam (bass-baritone)
Franz Crass (bass)
Siegfried Vogel (bass)
Bernd Weikl (baritothine)
Günther Leib (bass)
Gerhard Paul (speaker)
Leipzig Radio Choir, Staatskapelle Dresden Carlos Kleiber