Cardillac: Bavarian State Opera

  |  Buy to Own: 16/07/2007
  |  88 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


1985 Bavarian State Opera production of Hindemith's 1926 opera, based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's celebrated tale of an incomparable but obsessive goldsmith and a rash of mysterious murders in the Paris of Louis XIV. The work, staged by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle and conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch, tells the story of the goldsmith Cardillac who is unable to part with his creations and recovers the objects he has sold by murdering the purchasers. The stellar cast is led by bass singer Donald McIntyre.