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Gesualdo · Shadows
A modern baroque opera.

Reception DVD:

- Critics Choice  / American Record Guide 2019.
- Two nominations for the Opus Classic, Berlin 2019

“.. a deeply moving opera...”  
“In total this is among the most outstanding opera releases I have seen in recent times."

David Denton© 2018 David’s Review Corner

“Mit Gesualdo - Shadows von Bo Holten steht eine der interessantesten Opernaufführungen  der letzten Jahre zum Verkauf.”  
SWR2 Treffpunkt Klassik, Christoph Prasser

More reviews -

Gesualdo - Shadows

-  The Funen Opera, Odense  2016  
-  Takkelloftet, Studio Stage / Royal Opera Copenhagen  2014

DVD-recording; Dacapo Records 2018 
Trailers: pre-performance interviews 2014
Trailer for DVD 2018

Vocal ensemble Musica Ficta
Concerto Copenhagen
Director Deda Cristina Colonna

English, with specific lines plus Gesualdo's own madrigals in Italian fused with the story.

Synopsis & Programme notes
- Danish
- English

FACTS on the opera:  
A modern baroque opera for soloists, madrigal ensemble and early music orchestra.

2 acts 120 min (2h)  

Language: English, with specific lines plus Gesualdo's own madrigals in Italian.

Information on score
and libretto.
Contact /
Edition Wilhelm Hansen, Copenhagen.
Feel free to contact: librettist eva.holten[at]icloud.com, composer bo.holten[at]ficta.dk

PUBLISHER  Edition Wilhelm Hansen / Wise Music Classical