AUGUST ENNA (1859-1939): Kleopatra.
Catalogue Number: 11W005
Description: Treason, desire and murder - served on a silver platter of glorious Romantic music from 1894 in this world premiere recording of a stirring opera about the murderous plot against Cleopatra, fabled Queen of the Nile. Beautiful melodies, alluring harmonies and tense leitmotifs, all expertly put to use by probably the most celebrated Danish opera composer of his time. 2 CDs. Danish-English libretto. Elsebeth Dreisig, Ruslana Koval (sopranos), Magnus Vigilius (tenor), Lars Møller (baritone), Danish National Opera Chorus, Odense Symphony Orchestra; Joachim Gustafsson.