1 800 222 6872

Wagner: The Great Operas from the Bayreuth Festival / Sawallisch, Nilsson, Rysanek, Silja, et al

Audio Samples

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
>Wagner, Richard : Das Rheingold
>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried
>Wagner, Richard : Götterdämmerung
>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal

Album Summary

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
>Wagner, Richard : Das Rheingold
>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried
>Wagner, Richard : Götterdämmerung
>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

A special, limited edition 33-CD box set containing all of Wagner's operas from 'The Flying Dutchman' (1841) to his final masterpiece 'Parsifal' (1882) in performances from the opera house created specifically for the production of Wagner's masterpieces, the Bayreuth Festival Theatre. Landmark performances by some of the greatest Wagnerians can be savored here, among them singers Birgit Nilsson, Leonie Rysanek, Anja Silja, Waltraud Meier, Astrid Varnay, Wolfgang Windgassen, Jess Thomas, James King, Ramon Vinay, Peter Hoffmann, Bernd Weikl, Theo Adam, Karl Ridderbusch, Hans Sotin and Simon Estes. The all-star roster of conductors includes Karl Bohm, James Levine, Wolfgang Sawallisch and Silvio Varviso.



Reviews

There are currently no reviews, be the first one!
Login or Create an Account to write a review
 

Also Purchased



Previous


Next


Works Details

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
  • Performers: Josef Greindl (Bass); Georg Paskuda (Tenor); Anja Silja (Soprano); Franz Crass (Bass); Fritz Uhl (Tenor); Res Fischer (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Ensemble: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1841.
  • Running Time: 62 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1841

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
  • Performers: Franz Crass (Bass); Josef Greindl (Bass); Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano); Gerd Nienstedt (Bass); Georg Paskuda (Tenor); Anja Silja (Soprano); Else-Margrete Gardelli (Voice); Eberhard Wächter (Baritone); Gerhard Stolze (Tenor); Wolfgang Windgassen (Voice)
  • Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Ensemble: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
  • Running Time: 112 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
  • Performers: Astrid Varnay (Soprano); Anja Silja (Soprano); Klaus Kirchner (Voice); Franz Crass (Bass); Niels Moller (Tenor); Gerhard Stolze (Tenor); Jess Thomas (Tenor); Ramón Vinay (Voice); Zoltan Kelemen (Bass); Tom Krause (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Ensemble: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
  • Running Time: 105 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1848

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
  • Performers: Eberhard Wächter (Baritone); Wolfgang Windgassen (Voice); Martti Talvela (Bass); Christa Ludwig (Voice); Gerd Nienstedt (Bass); Peter Schreier (Voice); Erwin Wohlfahrt (Tenor); Claude Heater (Tenor); Birgit Nilsson (Voice)
  • Conductor: Karl Böhm
  • Running Time: 74 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
  • Performers: Anna Reynolds (Mezzo-Soprano); Klaus Hirte (Baritone); Wolfgang Appel (Tenor); Nikolaus Hillebrand (Bass); Hannelore Bode (Soprano); Bernd Weikl (Baritone); Hans Sotin (Bass); Gerd Nienstedt (Bass); Norbert Orth (Tenor); Frieder Stricker (Tenor); Heinz Feldhoff (Bass); Karl Ridderbusch (Bass); Heribert Steinbach (Tenor); József Dene (Bass); Hartmut Bauer (Bass); Jean Cox (Tenor); Robert Licha (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Silvio Varviso
  • Ensemble: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
  • Running Time: 233 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1862-1867

>Wagner, Richard : Das Rheingold
  • Performers: Anja Silja (Soprano); Hermin Esser (Tenor); Vera Soukupova (Voice); Wolfgang Windgassen (Voice); Erwin Wohlfahrt (Tenor); Gerd Nienstedt (Bass); Ruth Hesse (Mezzo Soprano); Annelies Burmeister (Mezzo Soprano); Theo Adam (Bass); Gustav Neidlinger (Baritone); Dorothea Siebert (Soprano); Kurt Böhme (Voice); Martti Talvela (Bass); Helga Dernesch (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Karl Böhm
  • Running Time: 98 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853-1854

>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
  • Performers: Gerd Nienstedt (Bass); Leonie Rysanek (Soprano); Liane Synek (Soprano); James King (Voice); Annelies Burmeister (Mezzo Soprano); Helga Dernesch (Soprano); Sona Cervena (Mezzo-soprano); Sieglinde Wagner (Alto); Elisabeth Schartel (Voice); Theo Adam (Bass); Gertraud Hopf (Mezzo Soprano); Danica Mastilovic (Soprano); Birgit Nilsson (Voice)
  • Conductor: Karl Böhm
  • Running Time: 164 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1854-1856

>Wagner, Richard : Siegfried
  • Performers: Kurt Böhme (Voice); Erika Koth (Voice); Wolfgang Windgassen (Voice); Gustav Neidlinger (Baritone); Theo Adam (Bass); Erwin Wohlfahrt (Tenor); Vera Soukupova (Voice); Birgit Nilsson (Voice)
  • Conductor: Karl Böhm
  • Running Time: 173 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1871

>Wagner, Richard : Götterdämmerung
  • Performers: Ludmila Dvoráková (Soprano); Annelies Burmeister (Mezzo Soprano); Birgit Nilsson (Voice); Anja Silja (Soprano); Thomas Stewart (Voice); Helga Dernesch (Soprano); Marga Höffgen (Voice); Josef Greindl (Bass); Wolfgang Windgassen (Voice); Sieglinde Wagner (Alto); Martha Mödl (Mezzo Soprano); Gustav Neidlinger (Baritone); Dorothea Siebert (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Karl Böhm
  • Running Time: 208 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1874

>Wagner, Richard : Parsifal
  • Performers: Matti Salminen (Bass); Margit Neubauer (Mezzo Soprano); Simon Estes (Voice); Deborah Sasson (Soprano); Franz Mazura (Baritone); Peter Maus (Tenor); Hilde Leidland (Soprano); Hans Sotin (Bass); Peter Hofmann (Tenor); Monika Schmitt (Soprano); Waltraud Meier (Mezzo Soprano); Ruthild Engert (Mezzo Soprano); Susan Roberts (Soprano); Sabine Fues (Mezzo Soprano); Matthias Hölle (Bass); Helmut Pampuch (Tenor); Alison Browner (Alto); Michael Pabst (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
  • Running Time: 180 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1878-1882