SIEGFRIED WAGNER (1869-1930): An Allem ist Hütchen Schuld!, Op. 11.
Catalogue Number: 11T036
Label: Marco Polo
Description: Premiered in December of 1917, “It’s All Little-Hat’s Fault!” is a fairy-tale opera set to the composer’s own libretto which is fashioned into a fantasia-collage of more than 40 fairy tales, many taken from stories by the Brothers Grimm. A 28-page, two-language booklet with synopsis and notes by both conductor and stage designer and Siegfried Wagner scholar Peter J. Pachl will help you attempt to keep everything straight but an encyclopedic knowlege of everything Grimm would sure help. Alexander Lueg (boy soprano), Rebecca Broberg (soprano), Hans-Georg Priese (tenor), Julia Ostertag (mezzo), PPP Music Theatre Ensemble, Munich, Bochum Symphony Orchestra; Lionel Friend (live, Oct. 18, 2015). 16:9 widescreen. NTSC region 0, PCM stereo, 179 min.