Gluck: 300 Years

  |  Buy to Own: 03/02/2014
  |  356 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Collection of three award-winning productions of operas composed by Gluck, who was born 300 years ago in 1714. Constantinos Carydis conducts the Staatsoper Stuttgart Orchestra and Chorus in a 2006 performance of 'Alceste' with Catherine Naglestad and Donald Kaasch among the cast. The Opernhaus Zürich's La Scintilla Orchestra is led by William Christie in a production of 'Iphigénie en Tauride' from 2001 which stars Rodney Gilfry and Juliette Galstian. Finally, the Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by Hartmut Haenchen in a performance of 'Orfeo ed Euridice' featuring Jochen Kowalski and Gillian Webster, recorded in 1991.