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Leonore Ou L'amour Conjugal
Format: DVD Genre: Classical Artists
Leonore Ou L'amour Conjugal

Leonore Ou L'amour Conjugal

Format: DVD Genre: Classical Artists
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A political prisoner awaits death in his cell. A woman puts herself in mortal danger to seek justice. With it's atmosphere of revolution and tale of devotional romance and a dramatic rescue from captivity, Pierre Gaveaux's Léonore, ou L'Amour conjugal was the direct forerunner to Beethoven's Fidelio. Having been entirely overshadowed by it's famous successor and lain hidden for centuries, this both darkly somber and entertainingly celebratory opéra comique is seen here in an acclaimed modern premiere whose timeless and inspiring story of female heroism and political injustice is as relevant today as ever. The Washington Post wrote of this production: "Opera Lafayette's smart, efficient production brought the brief opera comique fully to life with vivid playing and singing... events such as this... are a rarity anywhere and a gift..."
Studio: Naxos DVD
Release Date: 12/7/2018
Item #: 2119315X
UPC #: 747313559152
Product Type: DVD

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