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Raymond Wolansky, Hans Sotin, Herbert Fliether, Lucia Popp, Noel Mangin, and Franz Grundheber star in this Hamburg State Opera of the Lortzing opera conducted by Charles Mackerras.
Charles Mackerras's resplendent helming of the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra is a key factor in making this Zar so appealing. It's a work he should at least propose for the BBC Proms or the English National Opera, for starters. With all so taut and shipshape, its difficult not to fall in love with Lortzing. -- Opera News, Richard Traubner, May 2008
Delightful film of Hamburg State Opera production. It's naturalistic style is now, alas, historic. Mackerras conducts a very fine cast and it all bubbles along beautifully. Read morePublished on August 21, 2013 by M. A. Bolger
Lortzing's little or lesser known opera, in a very serious TV production, starring the young Lucia Popp and others, including Hans Sotin as the Major. Read morePublished on December 13, 2011 by Abert