Operas from 2008

Operas from 2008

Watch operas from 2008, where you’ll find Death in Venice, Ermione, La sonnambula and much more.

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Operas from 2008
  • Death in Venice (2008)

    Death in Venice by B.Britten, from Venezia Teatro La Fenice, 2008. Directed by Pier Luigi Pizzi, conductor Bruno Bartoletti, starring Scott Hendricks, Alessandro Riga, Marlin Miller, Danilo Palmieri and Razek-françois Bitar. Performed in English Subtitles in German, English, French and Italian.

  • Ermione (2008)

    Ermione by G.Rossini, from ROF Rossini Opera Festival, 2008, performed at Vitfrigo Arena. Directed by Daniele Abbado, conductor Roberto Abbado, starring Gregory Kunde, Sonia Ganassi, Marianna Pizzolato, Antonino Siragusa, Nicola Ulivieri, Ferdinand Von Bothmer, Cristina Faus, Riccardo Botta and I...

  • La sonnambula (2008)

    La sonnambula by V. Bellini, from Teatro Lirico di Caligari, 2008. Directed by Hugo de Ana, conductor Maurizio Benini, starring Antonino Siragusa, Simone Alaimo, Eglise Gutierrez, Sandra Pastrana, Gabriele Nani, Gabriella Colecchia and Max René Cosotti. Performed in Italian and subtitled in Engli...

  • La virtù de' strali d'Amore (2008)

    La virtù de' strali d'Amore by F.Cavalli, from Venezia Teatro La Fenice, 2008. Directed by Davide Livermore, conductor Fabio Biondi, starring Juan Sancho, Roberta Invernizzi, Gemma Bertagnolli, Monica Piccinini, Roberto Abbondanza, Donatella Lombardi, Filippo Adami, Cristiana Arcari, Giacinta Nic...

  • L'equivoco stravagante (2008)

    L'equivoco stravagante by G.Rossini, from ROF Rossini Opera Festival, 2008. Directed by Emilio Sagi, conductor Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli, starring Amanda Forsythe, Bruno De Simone, Dmitri Korchak, Marco Vinco, Marina Prudenskaja and Ricardo Mirabelli. Performed in Italian and subtitled in En...

  • Un ballo in maschera (2008)

    Un ballo in maschera by G. Verdi, from Teatro Real, 2008. Directed by Mario Martone, conductor Jesús López Cobos, starring Marcelo Álvarez, Marco Vratogna, Elena Zaremba and Violeta Urmana. Performed in Italian and subtitled in English, German, Spanish, French and Italian

  • Eugene Onegin (2008)

    Eugene Onegin by P. I. Tchaikovsky, from Bolshoi Theatre, 2008. Directed by Dimitri Tcherniakov, conductor Alexander Vedernikov, starring Mariusz Kwiecien, Anatoly Kocherga, Makvala Kasrashvili, Tatiana Monogarova, Emma Sarkisyan, Margarita Mamsirova, Andrey Dunaev and Valery Gilmanov. Performed ...

  • Motezuma (2008)

    Motezuma by A.Vivaldi, from Teatro comunale di Ferrara, 2008. Directed by Stefano Vizioli, c conductor Alan Curtis, starring Vito Priante, Gemma Bertagnolli, Mary-ellen Nesi, Franziska Gottwald, Theodora Baka and Laura Cherici. Performed in Italian and subtitled in English, German, Spanish, Frenc...

  • Il matrimonio segreto (2008)

    Il matrimonio segreto by D.Cimarosa, from Opéra Royal de Wallonie, 2008. Directed by Stefano Mazzonisdi Pralafera, conductor Giovanni Antonini, starring Mario Cassi, Alberto Rinaldi, Cinzia Forte, Aldo Caputo, Damiana Pinti and Priscille Laplace. Performed in Italian.

  • Marino Faliero (2010)

    Marino Faliero by G.Donizetti, from Festival Donizetti Bergamo, performed at Teatro Donizetti, Bergamo, 2008. Directed by Marco Spada, conductor Bruno Cinquegrani, starring Luca Grassi, Ivan Magri, Aleksandar Stefanovski, Rachele Stanisci, Leonardo Gramegna, Domenico Menini, Giuseppe Di Paola, En...

  • Der Rosenkavalier (2008)

    Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss, from NHK, Hall Tokyo, 2008. Directed by Eiji Yoshida, conductor Fabio Luisi. Starring Anne Schwanewilms, Kurt Rydl, Hans-Joachim Ketelsen, Anke Vondung.

  • Giuseppe Verdi Rigoletto (2008)

    Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, from Semperoper, Dresden, 2008. Directed by Andreas Morell, conductor Fabio Luisi. Starring Juan Diego Flórez, Zeljko Lucic, Diana Damrau, Markus Marquardt; Male Singers of the Dresden State Opera Choir.

  • Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata (2008)

    La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, from Römersteinbruch,St Margarethen Open-Air Festival, 2008. Directed by Rudi Dolezal & Hannes Rossacher, conductor Ernst Märzendorfer. Starring Kristiane Kaiser, Magdalena Anna Hofmann, Stefanie Kopinits, Jean-Francois Borras, Slovak Philharmonic Chorus.

  • The Cunning Little Vixen (2008)

    The Cunning Little Vixen by Leoš Janáček, from Opéra national de Paris (Opéra Bastille), 2008. Directed by Don Kent, conductor Dennis Russel Davies. Starring Elena Tsallagova; Jukka Rasilainen; Michèle Lagrange; David Kuebler; Roland Bracht; Paul Gay; Hannah Esther Minutillo; Hauts-de-Seine Child...

  • Tannhäuser (2008)

    After Nikolaus Lehnhoff’s great success with Parsifal, Lohengrin and Tristan und Isolde this is his highly acclaimed Tannhäuser coproduced with De Nederlandse Opera and Festspielhaus Baden-Baden.
    Nikolaus Lehnhoff’s production is based on the Paris version by Richard Wagner with an extended Venu...

  • Der Ring des Nibelungen Gotterdammerun (2008)

    A bleak wind chord of E flat minor opens Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung. It establishes the dominant atmosphere of the piece from its first bar: twilight, a deceptive half-light, prevails. Shadowy figures stumble towards the abyss. The last evening of the Ring is one of plotting and betrayal, o...

  • Der Ring des Nibelungen Das Rheingold (2008)

    Outside Germany, the name Weimar tends to evoke mixed feelings and pictures of German history of the last hundred years. Within Germany, Weimar means a town in the state of Thuringia arguably saturated with the “Deutsche Kultur” of the “Weimarer Klassik”, the legendary Bauhaus, and finally the li...

  • Der Ring des Nibelungen - Siegfried (2008)

    Richard Wagner’s Ring of the Nibelung reflects the composer’s autobiography as much as the political turmoil of his times. As work progressed, another figure grew to be as important as the hero Siegfried, the god Wotan, the mouthpiece for Wagner’s ideas. “He’s exactly like us: he is the sum of to...

  • Der Ring des Nibelungen - Die Walküre (2008)

    "“The free man must be his own maker”
    Richard Wagner’s Ring of the Nibelung reflects the composer’s autobiography as much as the political turmoil of his times. As work progressed, another figure grew to be as important as the hero Siegfried, the god Wotan, the mouthpiece for Wagner’s ideas. “H...