• Major stars of the international opera stage come together with the Chor und Orchester of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, under the internationally acclaimed conductor Donald Runnicles, in this opera gala in aid of the German AIDS Foundation.
• Highlights from operas by Rossini, Verdi, Meyerbeer, Wagner, Delibes, Sartori are performed by world-class musicians from around the globe.
• Heading the star-studded line-up were established artists of the calibre of Adrianne Pieczonka, Vivica Genaux and Simone Kermes, while the younger generation is represented by tenors Francesco Demuro, Antonio Poli and Teodor Illincai, as well as the exciting soprano Kristin Lewis and mezzo-soprano Anna Smirnova. The result was truly an evening to remember.
Francesco Demuro • Alex Esposito • VivicaGenaux • DaliborJenis Teodor Ilincai • Simone Kermes • Kristin Lewis • Adrianne Pieczonka Antonio Poli • Anna Smirnova Chor und Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin Donald Runnicles, conductor Recorded live at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, 2011