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WAGNER, R.: Gotterdammerung (Staatsoper Stuttgart, 2002-03) (PAL)


WAGNER, R.: Gotterdammerung (Staatsoper Stuttgart, 2002-03) (PAL)

Staatsoper Stuttgart

Conductor: Lothar Zagrosek
Directed for stage: Peter Konwitschny
Orchestra: Staatsorchester Stuttgart


Picture Format: 16:9 Anamorph
Sound Format: PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Running Time: 280 Mins
Region Code: PAL All
Booklet Languages: GB, F, D
Recording Date: 3 October 2002/12 January 2003
Recorded live at the Staatsoper Stuttgart

• The fourth and final part of Wagner's masterpiece, his epic Ring Cycle, given a revolutionary treatment by the Stuttgart Opera.

• For the first time in the history of The Ring cycle, each of its four sections was given to a different stage-director, providing an exciting range of varying perspectives with a unified theme. The decision to stage Wagner's Ring in four separate pieces, rather than as a single, integrated work spread over four evenings, liberated Gotterdammerung in particular from a need to draw together the threads of a holistic concept of the work.

• Director Peter Konwitschny chooses to ignore the wider myth-bound associations of the work and concentrates on the immediate motivations, emotions and obsessions of the characters. Gone are the gods awaiting nightfall in their imposing hall; the action instead is set on a simple wooden stage of a touring theatre company.


Siegfried: Albert Bonnema
Gunther: Hernan Iturralde
Alberich: Franz-Josef Kapellmann
Hagen: Roland Bracht
Brunnhilde: Luana DeVol
Gutrune: Eva-Maria Westbroek
Waltraute: Tichina Vaughn
1. Norn: Janet Collins
2. Norn: Lani Poulson
3. Norn: Sue Patchell
Woglinde: Helga Ros Indridadottir
Wellgunde: Sarah Castle
Floshilde: Janet Collins

Wagner, Richard

Wagner, Richard

Zagrosek, Lothar

Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra

Stuttgart State Opera Chorus

Bonnema, Albert; Bracht, Roland; Castle, Sarah; Collins, Janet; DeVol, Luana; Indridadottir, Helga Ros; Iturralde, Hernan; Kapellmann, Franz-Josef; Patchell, Sue; Poulson, Lani; Vaughn, Tichina; Westbroek, Eva-Maria


Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: DV-OPRDNG

Barcode: 5450270008056

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Physical Release: 06/2004

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