- Format: DVD
- Release Date: 1/13/2015
This DVD from Belvedere features Nikolaus Harnoncourt leading the period-instrument Concentus Musicus Wien in a definitive, reference quality production of Handel's operatic masterpiece Rodelinda. Nicolaus's brother Philipp Harnoncourt's staging translates the Baroque opera into a modern context, which helps tell the timeless story in an impressing and direct way. The production's outstanding cast includes soprano Danielle de Niese, countertenor Bejun Mehta and tenor Kurt Streit.