Esther - Le Salut d'Israel par Esther: Oratorio en langue hebraique en trois actes (1774) (Video)

Material Type: 
Films
Researcher:
Publisher: 
Jewish Music Research Centre
Place of Recording: 
Jerusalem
Year: 
2000
Edition: 
1
Series: 
Anthology of Music Traditions in Israel
Pages: 
1 Video Cassette
Type of Recording: 
Commercial Recording
Media: 
Videocassette
Languages: 
Hebrew
Country / Area: 
Netherlands
Description: 

Accompanied by the concert's program notes, including the Hebrew libretto by Jacob Raphael Saraval, with French, English and German translations. A co-production of the Jewish Music Research Centre, The Israel Festival and the Israel Broadcasting Authority.
A recording of the world premiere, as performed in the the Henry Crown Symphony Hall at the Jerusalem Theater (May 31, 2000), on a VHS-PAL video cassette.
Performers: The Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra (director: David Shemer); Collegium Tel Aviv (director: Avner Itai); The Moran Choir’s Chamber Group (director: Naomi Faran); Adi Even-Or, Soprano (Ester); Andreas Post, Tenor (Mordocai); Chen Reiss, Soprano (Donna Israelita); David Sebba, Baritone (Haman); Alexander Kaimbacher, Tenor (Ahasveros); Emanuel Halperin, Announcer; Avner Itai, conductor. Research and edition of the scores, Israel Adler.
Sponsors: Constance and Harvey M. Krueger & Marion and Elie Wiesel. For an audio recording of the piece see reference in this site to the one published by Universal.

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