Hofstetter: Weber - Oberon (24/96 FLAC)
Hofstetter: Weber – Oberon (24/96 FLAC)

Composer: Carl Maria von Weber
Performer: Roman Kurtz, Clemens Kerschbaumer, Dorothea Maria Marx, Dmitry Egorov, Mirko Roschkowski, Grga Peroš, Marie Seidler
Orchestra: Philharmonisches Orchester Giessen
Conductor: Michael Hofstetter
Audio CD
Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Oehms
Size: 1.89 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

Weber: Oberon
01. Ouvertüre

02. Act I : Leicht, wie Feentritt nur geht
03. Act I : Schreckensschwur! Im Zorn geschworen
04. Act I : Warum musst du schlafen
05. Act I : Ehre und Heil dem, der treu ist ed brav
06. Act I : Eil, edler Held! Befreie dir

07. Act II : Von Jugend auf
08. Act II : Ehre!
09. Act II : Arabiens einsam Kind
10. Act II : Über die blauen Wogen
11. Act II : Geister der Luft und Erd’ und See!
12. Act II : Vater! Hör’ mich flehn zu dir!
13. Act II : Ozean, du Ungeheuer!
14. Act II : Meister, sprich! Es ist getan!

15. Act III : Arabien, mein Heimatland
16. Act III : An dem Strande der Garonne
17. Act III : So muss ich mich verstellen?
18. Act III : Trauere, mein Herz
19. Act III : Für dich hat Schönheit sich geschmücket
20. Act III : Horch! Welch Wunderklingen!

For the specific atmosphere of Oberon Michael Hofstetter found it crucial that the performance was played on the period instruments Weber composed for. In Giessen, he worked with four natural horns, natural trumpets, finely tuned trombones and not least flutes made of wood instead of metal. This produced an inexhaustible wealth of acoustic colors, enabling us to sensually experience what might really be meant by the concept of German Romanticism on the musical level. Michael Hofstetter conducts at many well known opera houses, orchestras and festivals, include the Bavarian, the Hamburg, the Hanover and the Stuttgart State Operas, Theater an der Wien, the Royal Opera Copenhagen, the Welsh National Opera, the English National Opera, the Houston Grand Opera, the Canadian Opera Company Toronto and many others. Future engagements will see him again at the International Handel Festival in Halle, with Orchestre National d‘Île de France in Paris and at the International Gluck Festival Nuremberg.

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