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Discography - Video, laserdisc, DVD; CD-ROM


VIDEOS (in various formats):
 
+ Bellini: Beatrice di Tenda 2 DVDs
TDK DV-OPBDT (PAL), DVUS-OPBDT (NTSC) P2003
Recorded live in the Zurich Opera, 12. 2001
Directed by Daniel Schmid
Orchestra & Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Marcello Viotti (cond.)
Edita Gruberova (Beatrice di Tenda), Michael Volle (Filippo Maria Visconti), Stefania Kaluza (Agnese del Maino), Raùl Hernández (Orombello), Miroslav Christoff (Anichino), Boguslaw Bidzinski (Rizzardo del Maino)
 
+ Bellini: I Puritani 2 DVDs
TDK DV-OPIP (PAL), DVUS-OPIP (NTSC) P2005
Recorded live in the Liceu, Barcelona, 2001
Staged by Andrei Serban
Orquestra Simfonica i Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu, Friedrich Haider (cond.)
Edita Gruberova (Elvira), José Bros (Arturo), Carlos Álvarez (Riccardo), Simón Orfila (Giorgio), Konstantin Gorny (Gualtiero), Vicenç Esteve Madrid (Bruno), Raquel Pierotti (Enrichetta)
 
+ Bellini: Norma 2 DVDs
Deutsche Grammophon 073 421-9 (NTSC) P2003
Recorded live in the Bavarian State Opera, 02. 2006
Staged by Jürgen Rose, directed by Brian Large
Orchestra & Chorus of the Bavarian State Opera, Edita Gruberova (Norma), Sonia Ganassi (Adalgisa), Zoran Todorovich (Pollione), Roberto Scandiuzzi (Oroveso), Markus Herzog (Flavio), Cynthia Jansen (Clotilde)
 
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 86:00 DDD
Unitel
Directed by Claus Viller
Wiener Symphoniker, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (cond.)
Edita Gruberova (soprano), Thomas Hampson (baritone)
Note: Apparently this has not been released on videocassette or DVD, but it is available for broadcasting from Unitel
 
+ Donizetti: Linda di Chamounix 2 DVDs
TDK DV-OPLDC (PAL), DVUS-OPLDC (NTSC) P2003
Recorded live in the Zurich Opera, 09. 1996
Directed by Daniel Schmid
Orchestra & Chorus of the Zurich Opera, Ádám Fischer (cond.)
Edita Gruberova (Linda), Deon van der Walt (Carlo), Armando Ariostini (Antonio), Cornelia Kallisch (Pierotto), László Polgár (Prefetto), Jacob Will (Marchese)
 
+ Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia (+ The Art of Belcanto) 129:00 + 54:00 2 DVDs
Medici Arts NTSC 2072458 P2009
Recorded live in the Bavarian State Opera, 07. 2009
Staged by Christof Loy, directed by Brian Large
Der Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Das Bayerische Staatsorchester; Bertrand de Billy (cond.)
Edita Gruberova (Lucrezia), Pavol Breslik (Gennaro), Franco Vassallo (Alfonso), Alice Coote (Orsini), Steven Humes (Gubetta), Bruno Ribeiro (Liverotto), Christian Rieger (Gazella), Christopher Magiera (Petrucci), Erik Årman (Vitellozzo), Emanuele D'Aguanno (Rustighello), Christian Van Horn (Astolfo)
Includes the award-winning Gruberova documentary "The Art of Belcanto" (made in 2008).
 
+ Donizetti: Roberto Devereux 1 DVD
Deutsche Grammophon DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 418-5 P2006
Recorded live in the Bavarian State Opera, 05. 2005
Staged by Christof Loy, directed by Brian Large
Der Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Das Bayerische Staatsorchester; Friedrich Haider (cond.)
Edita Gruberova (Elisabetta), Roberto Aronica (Roberto), Albert Schagidullin (Nottingham), Jeanne Piland (Sara), Manolito Mario Franz (Cecil), Steven Humes (Gualtiero), Nikolay Borchev (Paggio / Familiare)
 
+ Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel 107:00 ADD
VHS: Decca 071 102; Laserdisc: 071 202
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon Unitel DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 411-0 1 DVD C1981 P1990
Recorded 1981
Directed by August Everding
Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Sängerknaben, Sir Georg Solti (cond.)
Edita Gruberova (Gretel), Brigitte Fassbaender (Hänsel), Hermann Prey (Peter), Helga Dernesch (Gertrud), Sena Jurinac (Hexe), Norma Burrowes (Sandmännchen), Elfriede Höbarth (Taumännchen)
 
+ Massenet: Manon 1 DVD
Deutsche Grammophon DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 420-7 P2006
Recorded live in the Vienna State Opera
Staged by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, directed by Brian Large
Chor und Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper ; Ádám Fischer (cond.)
Edita Gruberova (Manon), Francisco Araiza (Des Grieux), Pierre Thau (Comte Des Grieux), Hans Helm (Lescaut), Wilfried Gahmlich (Guillot-Morfontaine), Georg Tichy (Brétigny), Donna Robin (Pousette), Margareta Hintermeier (Javotte), Axelle Gall (Rosette)
 
+ Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte 176:11 DDD
VHS: Polygram 071524; (NTSC-VHS: London 071-424-3; NTSC-VHS (Japan): Polygram POLL 1080/1; PAL-VHS: Decca 071-424-3) Laserdisc: London 440-071-524 (PAL-LD: Decca 071-424-1; NTSC-LD: London 071-424-1) DVD: Deutsche Grammophon, 00440 073 4237 (2 DVDs) C 1988 P1988,1994
Directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Wiener Philharmoniker, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (cond.)
Edita Gruberova (Fiordiligi), Delores Ziegler (Dorabella), Luis Lima (Ferrando), Ferruccio Furlanetto (Guglielmo), Teresa Stratas (Despina), Paolo Montarsolo (Don Alfonso)
 
+ Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail 146:00 AAD
VHS: Deutsche Grammophon (Decca) 072 408 (NTSC-VHS: Deutsche Grammophon 072-508-3; NTSC-VHS (Japan): Polygram POLG 1058/9; PAL-VHS: Deutsche Grammophon 072-408-3) Laserdisc: 072 508 (NTSC-LD: Deutsche Grammophon 072-508-1)
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon Unitel DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 407-5 1 DVD C1980 P1989
Recorded live in the Bavarian State Opera, Munich
Stage production by August Everding
Chor und Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Karl Böhm (cond.)
Thomas Holtzmann (Selim), Francisco Araiza (Belmonte), Edita Gruberova (Konstanze), Reri Grist (Blonde), Norbert Orth (Pedrillo), Martti Talvela (Osmin)
 
+ Mozart: Don Giovanni 108:00 and 177:00 (two versions exist)
VHS: Castle CVI 2061 (Films Inc., 140) (PAL), Home Vision 784-9013 (NTSC); Fonit Cetra VRF 2015 (PAL); Laserdisc: (in Japan:) ANF-3501
DVD: Image Entertainment ID 4356 PUDVD, Elleu Multimedia ISBN 8888169695 1 DVD (PAL), Opus Arte OALS 3001 C1987
Recorded live 15 & 17. 12. 1987. (?), at La Scala, Milano
Giorgio Strehler (theatrical director)
Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Riccardo Muti (cond.)
Thomas Allen (Don Giovanni), Sergej Koptchak (Il Commendatore), Edita Gruberova (Donna Anna), Francisco Araiza (Don Ottavio), Ann Murray (Donna Elvira), Claudio Desderi (Leporello), Natale de Carolis (Masetto), Susanne Mentzer (Zerlina)
Note: Two versions exist, one is the original telecast, the other one is a shorter version edited out of two performances. There is some uncertainty about the exact recording dates, the most probable ones are 15. & 17. 12. 1987., but the dates 10. & 12. 12. 1987 are also mentioned in some sources.
The other, longer edition is FONIT CETRA VRF 2015 PAL VHS 177:00 Recorded live at la Scala 10.12.1987
 
+ Mozart: Die Zauberflöte 2 DVDs 189:00 DDD
DVD: TDK DVWW-CLOPMF C2005
Recorded live at the Salzburger Festspiele, 1982
Staged by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine (cond.)
Martti Talvela (Sarastro), Peter Schreier (Tamino), Walter Berry (Sprecher), Peter Weber (Erster Priester), Horst Nitsche (Zweiter Priester), Edita Gruberova (Königin der Nacht), Ileana Cotrubas (Pamina), Edda Moser (Erste Dame), Ann Murray (Zweite Dame), Ingrid Mayr (Dritte Dame), Christian Boesch (Papageno), Gudrun Sieber (Papagena), Horst Hiestermann (Monostatos), William Lewis (Erster Geharnischter), Kurt Rydl (Zweiter Geharnischter), Christian Spatzek (Sklava), Solisten des Tölzer Knabenchors (Drei Knaben)
 
+ Mozart: Die Zauberflöte 160:00 DDD
VHS: Decca 070 405; (NTSC-VHS: Philips Classics 070-505-3; NTSC-VHS (Japan): Polygram CDV 4001/2); PAL-VHS: Philips Classics 070-405-3) Laserdisc: Philips 070-505 (NTSC-LD: Philips Classics 070-505-1; PAL-LD: Philips Classics 070-405-1)
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon Unitel DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 410-6 P1983,1988 C1983
Recorded live 19. & 20. 09. 1983. in the Bavarian State Opera, Munich
Staged by August Everding, Video Director: Peter Windgassen
Orchester der Bayerishen Staatsoper, Wolfgang Sawallisch (cond.)
Lucia Popp (Pamina), Francisco Araiza (Tamino), Wolfgang Brendel (Papageno), Kurt Moll (Sarastro), Edita Gruberova (Königin der Nacht), Jan-Hendrik Rootering (Sprecher), Gudrun Sieber (Papagena), Norbert Orth (Monostatos), Pamela Coburn (Erste Dame), Daphne Evangelatos (Zweite Dame), Cornelia Wulkopf (Dritte Dame), Cedric Rossdeutscherm (Erster Knabe), Christian Immler (Zweiter Knabe), Stefan Bandemehr (Dritter Knabe), Hermann Winkler (Erster Geharnischter), Karl Helm (Zweiter Geharnischter), Kurt Böhme (Erster Priester), Franz Klarwein (Zweiter Priester), Gerhard Auer (Dritter Priester), David Thaw (Vierter Priester), Peter Wagner (Erster Sklave), Roland Fröchlich (Zweiter Sklave), Abbas Maghfurian (Dritter Sklave)
Note: also available in Japan as
DVD
 
Great Moments Vol. 4-Highlights From Mozart's "Magic Flute" 29:00
VHS: Polygram 070293
Note: Highlights from the complete recording on Decca (see above)
 
+ Johann Strauss: Die Fledermaus 1 DVD
TDK DV-CLOPDFM (PAL), DVUS-CLOPDFM (NTSC) C1980,2004
Recorded live 31. 12. 1980, in the Vienna State Opera, Vienna
Directed for stage and TV by Otto Schenk
Chor und Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper, Theodor Guschlbauer (cond.)
Lucia Popp (Rosalinde), Edita Gruberova (Adele), Brigitte Fassbaender (Prinz Orlofsky), Bernd Weikl (Eisenstein), Walter Berry (Dr. Falke), Joseph Hopferwieser (Alfred), Erich Kunz (Frank), Helmut Lohner (Frosch), Katrin Göttling (Ida), Karl Caslavsky (Iwan)
 
+ R. Strauss: Arabella 149:06 AAD
VHS: Decca 071 405 (NTSC-VHS: 072-505-3; NTSC-VHS (Japan): Polygram POLG 1052/3; PAL-VHS: Deutsche Grammophon 072-405-3) Laserdisc: London 071505, LONDON W00Z 25026/7 (NTSC-LD: Deutsche Grammophon 072-505-1) DVD: Decca 074 3255 6 C1977 P1989
Recorded 12.-24. 01. 1977, Vienna
Directed by Otto Schenk
Wiener Philharmoniker, Sir Georg Solti (cond.)
Gundula Janowitz (Arabella), Bernd Weikl (Mandryka), René Kollo (Matteo), Sona Ghazarian (Zdenka), Margarita Lilowa (Adelaide), Hans Kraemmer (Graf Waldner), Edita Gruberová (Die Fiakermilli)
 
+ R. Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos 128:00
Deutsche Grammophon (Decca) 072 442 (Laserdisc in Japan: DG POLG-1171/2 (072 642-1)); DVD: Deutsche Grammophon 073 437-0 (1 DVD) C1978 P1994
Recorded 10., 11. 1977, 5., 6. 1978, Vienna
Based on a production of the Vienna State Opera by Filippo Sanjust, Video Director: John Vernon
Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm (cond.)
Gundula Janowitz (Primadonna/Ariadne), René Kollo (Der Tenor/Bacchus), Edita Gruberova (Zerbinetta), Trudeliese Schmidt (Der Komponist), Walter Berry (Ein Musiklehrer), Heinz Zednik (Ein Tanzmeister/Brighella), Barry McDaniel (Harlekin), Kurt Equiluz (Scaramuccio), Manfred Jungwirth (Truffaldin), Hilda de Groote (Najade), Axelle Gall (Dryade), Olivera Miljakovic (Echo) Erich Kunz (Der Haushofmeister), Georg Tichy (Ein Perückenmacher), Alfred Sramek (Ein Lakai), Peter Weber (Ein Offizier)
 
+ Verdi: La Traviata 130:00
VHS: Teldec 4509-92409 C1993 P1993; Laserdisc: EA92409
DVD: Warner Vision 4509-92409-2
Recorded live 12. 1992., Gran Teatro La Fenice, Venezia
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro La Fenice, Carlo Rizzi (cond.)
Edita Gruberova (Violetta Valéry), Neil Shicoff (Alfredo Germont), Giorgio Zancanaro (Giorgio Germont), Mariana Pentcheva (Flora Bervoix), Antonella Trevisan (Annina), Max-René Cosotti (Gastone), Orazio Mori (Barone Douphol), Paolo Maria Orecchia (Marchese D'Obigny), Francesco Musinu (Dottore Grenvil)
 
+ Verdi: Rigoletto 116:00 ADD (AAD?)
VHS: Decca 071 401 (NTSC-VHS: London 071-501-3; NTSC-VHS (Japan): POLL 1016/7; PAL-VHS: Decca 071-401-3) Laserdisc (set of 2): London 071-501 (PAL-LD: Decca 071-401-1; NTSC-LD: London 071-501-1; in Japan: W00Z-25001/2)
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon 044007140192 C1983 P1990, also under the number 073 416-6 (NTSC)
Recorded 12. 1981 (filmed 4., 5. 1982)
Filmed on location in Mantua; Directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Riccardo Chailly (cond.)
Ingvar Wixell (Rigoletto, Monterone), Edita Gruberova (Gilda), Luciano Pavarotti (Duca di Mantova), Victoria Vergara (Maddalena), Ferruccio Furlanetto (Sparafucile), Fedora Barbieri (Giovanna), Roland Bracht (Conte Ceprano), Kathleen Kuhlmann (Contessa Ceprano), Bernd Weikl (Marullo, played by Louis Otey), Remy Corazza (Borsa)
 
Great Moments Vol. 8-Highlights From "Rigoletto" 31:00
VHS: Polygram 071292
Note: Highlights from the complete recording on Decca (see above)
 
Songs of Christmas
VHS: Screen Entertainment SE9022 C1989
Edita Gruberova, Placido Domingo, Hermann Prey, Peter Dvorsky, Edda Moser, Kurt Rydl, Peter Hofmann, Katia Ricciarelli, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Mirella Freni
Note: Gruberova sings "Leise rieselt der Schnee", the performance is the same as on the "Send 'Round the Song" video/DVD and "The Sound of Christmas" CD.
 
Send 'Round the Song: A Christmas Celebration
VHS: European American Industries WK050-3501; Laserdisc: WV050-3501 C1987
DVD: D3K (Ventura Distribution) C2000
also as Weltstars singen Weihnachtslieder 55:00 1 DVD
Warner Vision 809274679727 (region code 2) C2002
Edita Gruberova, Kurt Rydl, Hermann Prey, Peter Dvorsky, Edda Moser, Vienna Boys Choir, Placido Domingo, Peter Hoffmann, Katia Ricciarelli, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti
Note: Gruberova sings "Leise rieselt der Schnee". the performance is the same as on the "Songs of Christmas" video.
 
+ George London - A Celebration 127:00
Video Artists International VHS: VAI 69224 (PAL and NTSC)
DVD: VAI DVD 4329 C1984
Recorded live 21. 06. 1984
Araiza, Estes, Gedda, Ghazarian, Gruberova, Hintermeier, King, Malfitano, Popp, Rysanek, Troyanos, Wiener Staatsopernchor
Note: Gruberova sings "Les oiseaux dans la charmille" (Aria of Olympia from Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman) with the ORF-Symphonie-Orchester, Erich Binder (cond.), 5:24
Note: The performance is also available on audio CD on the Amadeo label.
 
Massenet: His Life and Music
Melba Recordings MR2000 (DVD) MR3000 (video) C1999
Note: Documentary with music clips, including an excerpt from the 1983 Vienna production of "Manon" with Gruberova.
 
 
CD-ROMS:
 
Mozart: The Magic Flute
Warner Audio Notes CD-ROM
Performance (1988): Orchestra and Chorus of the Zurich Opera House, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (cond.)
Edita Gruberova, Bonney, Blochwitz, Hampson, Scharinger
Annotation: Warner New Media
Note: The music is from the recording available on the Teldec CD
 
+ Richard Strauss: Complete Operas
Audio Enyclopedia AE004
Contains:
Ariadne auf Naxos
Recoded live 30. 07. 1984, Munich
Wolfgang Sawallisch (cond.), Rosalind Plowright (Ariadne), Trudeliese Schmidt (Komponist), Edita Gruberova (Zerbinetta), James King (Bacchus), Gerd Feldhoff (Musiklehrer), John Janssen (Harlekin), David Thaw (Scaramuccio), Gerhard Auer (Truffaldin), Friedrich Lenz (Brighella), Claes H. Ahnsjö (Tanzmeister), Paul Bürks (Haushofmeister), Carmen Anhorn (Najade), Cornelia Wulkopf (Dryade), Marianne Seibel (Echo)
Note: mono, MP3 format
More info
 
+ Opera from Munich
Audio Enyclopedia AE204
Contains:
Massenet: Manon
Recorded live, 29. 11. 1985, Nationaltheater, Munich
Julius Rudel (cond.), Edita Gruberova (Manon), Alberto Cupido (Le Chevalier des Grieux), Alberto Rinaldi (Lescaut), Hans Günter Nöcker (Le Comte des Grieux), Kenneth Garrison (Guillot de Morfontaine), Florian Cerny (De Brétigny), Julie Kaufmann (Pousette), Carmen Anhorn (Javotte), Birgit Calm (Rosette)
Verdi: La Traviata
Recorded live, 29. 05. 1985, Nationaltheater, Munich
Carlos Kleiber (cond.), Edita Gruberova (Violetta), Neil Shicoff (Alfredo), Wolfgang Brendel (Germont), Marianne Seibel (Flora), Helena Jungwirth (Annina), Ulrich Ress (Gastone), John Janssen (Douphol), Gerhard Auer (Marquis d'Obigny), Nikolaus Hillebrand (Dottore Grenvil), Herman Sapell (Un messagero)
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte
Recorded live, 19.09.1983, Munich
Wolfgang Sawallisch (cond.), Kurt Moll (Sarastro), Edita Gruberova (Königin der Nacht), Francisco Araiza (Tamino), Lucia Popp (Pamina), Wolfgang Brendel (Papageno), Jan-Hendrik Rootering (Sprecher)
Note: mono, MP3 format
More info
 
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