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Das Rheingold

04/02/11 12:58PM

Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera
A scene from Wagner's "Das Rheingold" in Robert Lepage's production, with Franz-Josef Selig as Fasolt, Bryn Terfel as Wotan, Hans-Peter Konig as Fafner, Stephanie Blythe as Fricka and Wendy Bryn Harmer as Freia. Taken at the Met on September 20, 2010.

Bryn Terfel portrays Wotan in the live Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Das Rheingold, the first opera in Wagner's Ring des Nibelungen.

Playlist

12:58pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 

1:09pm

Das Rheingold
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Fabio Luisi
Soloists: Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone ; Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano ; Eric Owens, bass-baritone ; Wendy Bryn Harmer, soprano ; Arnold Bezuyen, tenor ; Gerhard Siegel, tenor
Record co./Cat #: Met Broadcast
Release Year: 2011
 
 

3:52pm

Samson: "Thus when the sun from 's wat'ry bed"
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Soloists: Robert Tear, tenor
CD/Album: Handel: Samson
Record co./Cat #: Erato 71240 [vinyl]
Release Year: 1980
 
 

4:00pm

The Ring of the Nibelungs (An analysis)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Soloists: Anna Russell
CD/Album: The Anna Russell Album
Record co./Cat #: Sony 47252
 
 

4:24pm

Die Walküre: "Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond"
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Soloists: James King, tenor ; Régine Crespin, soprano
CD/Album: Richard Wagner - Die Walküre
Record co./Cat #: London 414105
Release Year: 1965
 
 

4:41pm

Tristan und Isolde: Act I finale
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Thomas Beecham
Soloists: Kirsten Flagstad, soprano ; Lauritz Melchior, tenor
CD/Album: Wager: Tristan und Isolde
Record co./Cat #: EMI 64037
Release Year: 1991
 
 

4:47pm

Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Thomas Beecham
Soloists: Kirsten Flagstad, soprano
CD/Album: Richard Wagner - Tristan und Isolde - Carlos Kleiber
Record co./Cat #: EMI 64037
Release Year: 1991
 
 

4:55pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 
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