Lulu: Theater An Der Wien

  |  Buy to Own: 01/07/2013
  |  135 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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The Austrian premier of Alban Berg's darkly satirical opera, recorded live at Vienna's Theater an Der Wien in 1962. In what proved to be a career-defining performance, American soprano Evelyn Lear takes on the role of Lulu, a femme fatale who descends from life as a society hostess into prostitution. Other cast members include Rudolph Schock, Paul Schöffler and Josef Knapp. The conductor is Karl Böhm.