LEO FALL (1873-1925): Die Kaiserin.
Catalogue Number: 09R079
Reference: 777 915-2
Description: cpo’s Leo Fall parade moves on to full-length operettas with this 1915 confection helping the audience keep their minds off of the increasingly brutal war by immersing it in the marriage and lives of the Austrian Empress Maria Theresa and her husband Emperor Francis I. Could they really have been just like a bourgeois couple? Of course, in operetta. 2 CDs. No libretto. Miriam Portmann, Verena Barth-Jurca (sopranos), Evgeni Taruntsov (tenor), Chorus of the Lehár Festival Bad Ischl, Franz Lehár Orchestra; Marius Burkert.