Royal Opera House
Die Fledermaus (DVD)
Johann Strauss II
PLACIDO DOMINGO CONDUCTS
The operetta Die Fledermaus is Johann Straussí most brilliant and best-known stage work. Itís a glittering comedy packed with Viennese music that has become a firm favourite in opera houses all over the world.
A top international cast really have a ball in this highly-acclaimed 1984 New Yearís Eve performance from The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, in which Placido Domingo makes a very stylish British conducting debut. Kiri Te Kanawa stars with her celebrated performance as Rosalinde, and the charismatic Austrian baritone Hermann Prey is Eisenstein, one of his trademark roles.