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WAGNER: Lohengrin (Bayreuth Festival, 1982) (NTSC)

    
 

WAGNER: Lohengrin (Bayreuth Festival, 1982) (NTSC)


DVD Clip
Peter Hofmann · Karan Armstrong · Elizabeth Connell
Leif Roar · Siegfried Vogel · Bernd Weikl
Chor & Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele
Directed for Stage by Gotz Friedrich
Woldemar Nelsson,
conductor

Recorded at the Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 1982

Picture Format: NTSC · 4:3 fullscreen
Sound Formats: PCM Stereo · Dolby Digital 5.1 · DTS 5.1
Region Code: 0
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish
Booklet Notes: English German, French
Running Time: 200 mins

Cat. No: 2072028
  • Exclusive Recording of Richard Wagner’s Operas from the Bayreuth Festival, a masterful interpretation from the source of Wagnerian culture itself

  • Richard Wagner’s three-act opera, an exquisitely lyrical piece, characterized by the composer’s romantic vision of the individual’s fight for freedom under an oppressive rule, has been described as Wagner’s most Italianate opera

  • The title-role is particularly suited to the dramatic and musical talents of Peter Hofmann , whose recent adoption of Wagnerian roles has been received with justifiable praise. He leads an exceptional Wagnerian cast, including Karan Armstrong as Elsa and Elizabeth Connell as Ortrud

  • The deep psychological insights of this production, ensuring that this Lohengrin remains one of the most impressive records of the timelessness of Gotz Friedrich’s work as a director

  • It was filmed on the stage of the Festspielhaus in Bayreuth shortly before the start of the actual festival. The filming took place over a period of several days, but without an audience






Composer(s):
Wagner, Richard

Lyricist(s):
Wagner, Richard

Conductor(s):
Nelsson, Woldemar

Orchestra(s):
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

Choir(s):
Bayreuth Festival Chorus

Artist(s):
Armstrong, Karan; Connell, Elizabeth; Hofmann, Peter; Roar, Leif; Vogel, Siegfried; Weikl, Bernd

Label: EuroArts

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 2072028

Barcode: 880242720283

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Physical Release: 07/2006

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