1 800 222 6872

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

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

Works Details

>Wagner, Richard : The Flying Dutchman
  • Performers: Franz Crass (Bass); Res Fischer (Mezzo Soprano); Fritz Uhl (Tenor); Josef Greindl (Bass); Anja Silja (Soprano); Georg Paskuda (Tenor)
  • 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: Else-Margrete Gardelli (Voice); Georg Paskuda (Tenor); Anja Silja (Soprano); Gerd Nienstedt (Bass); Eberhard Wächter (Baritone); Gerhard Stolze (Tenor); Wolfgang Windgassen (Voice); Josef Greindl (Bass); Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano); Franz Crass (Bass)
  • 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: Klaus Kirchner (Voice); Tom Krause (Baritone); Zoltan Kelemen (Bass); Niels Moller (Tenor); Gerhard Stolze (Tenor); Franz Crass (Bass); Ramón Vinay (Voice); Jess Thomas (Tenor); Astrid Varnay (Soprano); Anja Silja (Soprano)
  • 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: Claude Heater (Tenor); Birgit Nilsson (Voice); Eberhard Wächter (Baritone); Gerd Nienstedt (Bass); Erwin Wohlfahrt (Tenor); Peter Schreier (Voice); Wolfgang Windgassen (Voice); Christa Ludwig (Voice); Martti Talvela (Bass)
  • 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: Frieder Stricker (Tenor); Wolfgang Appel (Tenor); Hannelore Bode (Soprano); Bernd Weikl (Baritone); Norbert Orth (Tenor); Hans Sotin (Bass); Heribert Steinbach (Tenor); József Dene (Bass); Jean Cox (Tenor); Robert Licha (Tenor); Hartmut Bauer (Bass); Heinz Feldhoff (Bass); Gerd Nienstedt (Bass); Karl Ridderbusch (Bass); Anna Reynolds (Mezzo-Soprano); Klaus Hirte (Baritone); Nikolaus Hillebrand (Bass)
  • 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: Helga Dernesch (Soprano); Ruth Hesse (Mezzo Soprano); Gustav Neidlinger (Baritone); Theo Adam (Bass); Annelies Burmeister (Mezzo Soprano); Hermin Esser (Tenor); Gerd Nienstedt (Bass); Erwin Wohlfahrt (Tenor); Vera Soukupova (Voice); Anja Silja (Soprano); Dorothea Siebert (Soprano); Wolfgang Windgassen (Voice); Kurt Böhme (Voice); Martti Talvela (Bass)
  • Conductor: Karl Böhm
  • Running Time: 98 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853-1854

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

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

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