HAYDN, J.: Schopfung (Die) (The Creation) [Oratorio] (Eriksmoen, Schmutzhard, Accentus Chamber Choir, Insula Orchestra, Equilbey)


 

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Die Schopfung (The Creation), Hob.XXI:2

Date of Production: 2007
Venue: La Seine Musicale, Ile Seguin
Playing Time: 01:42:40
Catalogue Number: 2.110581
UPC: 747313558155

Libretto

Haydn's oratorio Die Schopfung (The Creation) is one of the greatest masterpieces in the repertoire. Its libretto was constructed by Gottfried van Swieten who took texts from the Book of Genesis, the Psalms and employed his own original poetry. In this radical and compelling staging by the ground-breaking Catalan theatre collective, La Fura dels Baus, and internationally acclaimed stage director Carlus Padrissa, the oratorio is seen through the prism of a stream of refugees expelled from Paradise. Stunning light projections encapsulate the stage space and incorporated philosophical and scientific perspectives makes this truly an oratorio for our time.

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