Juan Diego Florez’s ‘Werther’ Coming To DVD

Juan Diego Flórez’s “Werther” has been announced for DVD.

The new DVD, which was recorded live in April 2017 from the Opernhaus Zurich, will be released by Accentus Music. The performance also stars Anna Stephany as Charlotte and Melissa Petit as Sophie. Cornelius Meister conducts Tatiana Gurbaca’s new production.

When the production opened, it was hailed, particularly for Flórez, who critics noted “sang with ease and grace among the challenges that the score’s wide vocal intervals and impassioned lyrics presented him.”

Flórez is currently performing “Les Contes d’Hoffmann” at the Opera de Monte Carlo alongside Olga Peretyatko and is slated to return to the Bayerische Staatsoper for revivals of “Lucia di Lammermoor” and “Lucrezia Borgia.” He will also return to the Teatro alla Scala for Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice and goes on tour throughout the month of April. He will also return to the Pesaro Festival as well as the Vienna State Opera.

 

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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