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Wagner: Die Walküre DVD (Nederlands Opera)

Wagner: Die Walküre DVD (Nederlands Opera)

Pierre Audi brings together a superb cast at De Nederlandse Opera for his staging of Wagner's tale of filial disobedience and doomed love.
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Die Walküre is the second part of Richard Wagner's gargantuan tetralogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen, concerning the irreconcilable struggle between Power and Love. The originality of this production from Het Muziektheater Amsterdam more than meets the perennial challenge of staging The Ring. Pierre Audi's stage direction, in which the orchestra is placed on the ring-shaped stage, succeeds in forging a profound unity between the lyrical, mythical and philosophical qualities of Wagner's work, complemented by George Tsypin's astonishing sets and wonderful costumes by Oscar-winning Eiko Ishioka. Impassioned singing, and intensely dramatic playing by the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra under the energetic baton of Hartmut Haenchen create a vigorous, almost intimate performance that will leave an indelible impression. This production of The Ring is based on the new collected works of Richard Wagner.

 


Composer: Richard Wagner

Siegmund: John Keyes

Hunding: Kurt Rydl

Wotan: John Bröcheler

Sieglinde: Nadine Secunde

Brünnhilde: Jeannine Altmeyer

Fricka: Rheinhild Runkel 

 

De Nederlandse Opera
Nederlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Hartmut Haenchen
Stage Director: Pierre Audi

Set Designs: George Tsypin

Costume Designs: Eiko Ishioka

 


Plus: Illustrated synopsis / Cast Gallery / Introduction to Die Walküre 


 

Picture: 16:9
Sound: LPCM 2.0 / DTS 5.0
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 Worldwide
Running time:  260 mins  
Recorded: 2006
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT/NE/JAP
 

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