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A night at the Roxburgh

Did someone ask Jungfer Marianne Leizmetzerin for a real operatic rarity? Well, you’ve got it: the early Meyerbeer “heroic melodrama” in bel canto style ma di Resburgo, starring Simone Kermes and Vivica Genaux.

Giacomo Meyerbeer: Emma di Resburgo

Wiener Singakademie
Andreas Stoehr, conductor
Konzerthaus Wien
07 November 2010

Emma – Simone Kermes
Edemondo – Vivica Genaux
Etelia – Lena Belkina
Norcesto – Thomas Walker
Olfredo – Manfred Hemm
Donaldo – Martin Vanberg
Un araldo – Thomas Kneifel

  • MontyNostry

    With those two leading ladies there will have been a whole lotta gurning going on.

    • Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin

      “Gurning?” I even looked it up in the dictionary…

    • MontyNostry

      Watch this from about 2’00”. Kermes seems consistently out of tune too.

      • PetertheModest


  • FomalHaut

  • Finally a good picture of Kermes.

  • grimoaldo

    Oooooooooooooh thank you Jungfer Marianne Leitmetzerin for such a fabulous treat! Love it!
    And thank you La C for posting it even though you don’t like Meyerbeer, it is things like this that make this website such a treasure!