FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847): Oedipus in Kolonos, Op. 93.
Catalogue Number: 02L055
Description: Never as popular as his music for Antigone, this 63-minute work from 1845 combines melodrama, spoken word and male choruses, centered around the eight choral numbers in Sophocles' original tragedy. German-English texts. Angela Winkler, Joachim Kuntzsch, Michael Ransburg, Julia Nachtmann (speakers), Manfred Bittner (bass), Stuttgart Chamber Choir, Klassische Philharmonie Stuttgart; Frieder Bernius.