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A Romantic Opera Night: Waldbühne Concert / Levine, Heppner, Berlin PO [DVD]

Album Summary

>Strauss, Richard : Don Juan, Op. 20
>Strauss, Richard : Heimliche Aufforderung
>Strauss, Richard : Zueignung
>Strauss, Richard : Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59
>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre
>Lincke, Paul : Berliner Luft
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Conducted by the celebrated James Levine, the 1999 Waldbuhne concert for the Berlin Philharmonic features music by Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner. The orchestra is joined by the accomplished Canadian tenor Ben Heppner, who is renowned for his electrifying Wagner performances. The program includes Strauss' waltzes from 'Der Rosenkavalier' and Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries', adding real drama to this spectacular open-air event.

Conducted by the celebrated James Levine, the 1999 Waldbühne concert for the Berlin Philharmonic features music by Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner. The orchestra is joined by the accomplished Canadian tenor Ben Heppner, who is renowned for his electrifying Wagner performances. The program includes Strauss' waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier and Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries, adding real drama to this spectacular open-air event.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 116 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0,



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Works Details

>Strauss, Richard : Don Juan, Op. 20 :: Excerpt(s)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Strauss, Richard : Heimliche Aufforderung
  • Performer: Ben Heppner (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Strauss, Richard : Zueignung
  • Performer: Ben Heppner (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1882-83

>Strauss, Richard : Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28 :: Excerpt(s)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1894-1895

>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 :: Waltz(es)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: Act 3 Prelude
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1847

>Wagner, Richard : Lohengrin :: In fernem Land
  • Performer: Ben Heppner (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1847

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: Prelude and Liebestod
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1859

>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg :: Walther's Preislied
  • Performer: Ben Heppner (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Wagner, Richard : Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg :: Act 1 Prelude
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1867

>Strauss, Richard : Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59 :: Di rigori armato il seno
  • Performer: Ben Heppner (Tenor)
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1909-1910

>Wagner, Richard : Die Walküre :: Ride of the Valkyries
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856

>Lincke, Paul : Berliner Luft
  • Conductor: James Levine
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March