Florestan has disappeared, assumed dead. His wife, Leonore, suspects that he has been unjustly imprisoned by his corrupt adversary Don Pizarro, governor of the prison, as he was about to expose Pizarro's machinations. Determined to rescue her husband, Leonore, disguised as the youth Fidelio, has entered the service of the jailer Rocco ...
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay
Historical recording: Deutsche Grammophon 1957
The dialogues were recorded in November 2018.
Premiere: Bonn, September 15, 2019
The puppets and the equipment were made in the workshops of the Salzburg Marionette Theatre.