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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

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Gesualdo - Shadows

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

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

Partners:
Vocal ensemble Musica Ficta
Concerto Copenhagen
Director Deda Cristina Colonna


Language:
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