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MEIER, Waltraud: I Follow a Voice Within Me

    
 

MEIER, Waltraud: I Follow a Voice Within Me


GUSTAV MAHLER: DAS LIED VON DER ERDE "The Song of the Earth"

Waltraud Meier, mezzo-soprano
Torsten Kerl, tenor
WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln
Semyon Bychkov, conductor

Live from the Philharmonie Cologne, 2001

I FOLLOW A VOICE WITHIN ME
A Portrait of the Singer Waltraud Meier

2001 • A Film by Annette Schreier

Duration: 159'
Subtitles in English & Spanish (where required)
Sound Formats: Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM Stereo (Mahler)
and Dolby Digital 2.0 (documentary)
Picture Format: 16:9 anamorphic

• Ever since her acclaimed début in the role of Kundry at Bayreuth in 1983 at the very latest, Waltraud Meier has been one of the top-flight Wagner performers of our time, and setting standards in the meantime in the Italian and French repertoire, too
• In this present film document, we experience her in conversation backstage, a fascinating personality who enjoys her professional life and takes an active part in planning it
• Presenting her on stage and in rehearsal as Didon, Ortrud, Leonore, Amneris, Komponist, Sieglinde, Kundry, Marie, Venus, Isolde and as a Mahler lieder singer
• Featuring Daniel Barenboim, Plácido Domingo, Siegfried Jerusalem, Peter Seiffert, Matti Salminen, René Pape, Hans Sotin, Jürgen Flimm
• The portrait is then rounded off by an enthralling live recording of Mahler's "Lied von der Erde" from the Cologne Philharmonie directed by Semyon Bychkov and featuring Torsten Kerl, one of the most promising tenors of the younger generation.







Composer(s):
Mahler, Gustav

Lyricist(s):
Bethge, Hans

Conductor(s):
Bychkov, Semyon

Orchestra(s):
West German Radio Symphony Orchestra

Artist(s):
Barenboim, Daniel; Domingo, Placido; Kerl, Torsten; Meier, Waltraud; Pape, Rene; Seiffert, Peter; Sotin, Hans

Label: EuroArts

Genre: Classical Concert; Classical Documentary

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 2051889

Distribution Note(s):

Not currently available in Europe


Physical Release: 02/2004

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