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Wagner: Rienzi Blu-ray Disc (Toulouse Opera)

Wagner: Rienzi Blu-ray Disc (Toulouse Opera)

A new production for the Wagner Bicentenary featuring Torsten Kerl and Marika Schönberg.
£29.99

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Championing love and personal heroism in the face of ecclesiastical oppression and political chicanery, Wagner’s third opera explores characteristic themes with terrific energy which culminates in the eponymous Roman tribune’s famous prayer to the gods of his fatherland, followed by a riot which prefigures the young composer’s own abortive career as a firebrand and revolutionary. Within the timeless and elegant minimalism of Jorge Lavelli’s production, Torsten Kerl brings ringing authority to the title role, supported by the experienced Wagnerian Pinchas Steinberg.

 


Composer: Richard Wagner

Rienzi: Torsten Kerl

Irene: Marika Schönberg

Adriano: Daniela Sindram

Colonna: Richard Wiegold

Orsini: Stefan Heidemann

Cardinal: Orvieto Robert Bork

Baroncelli: Marc Heller

Cecco del Vecchio: Leonardo Neiva

Peace Messenger: Jennifer O’Loughlin

 

Orchestre national du Capitole, Pinchas Steinberg 

Choeur du Capitole

Choeur de l’Accademia

Teatro alla Scala de Milan

 

Director: Jorge Lavelli

Recorded live at Theâtre du Capitole, Toulouse, October 2012


Plus: Cast Gallery / Interviews with Jorge Lavelli, Pinchas Steinberg and other members of the cast and crew


 

Picture: 1080i
Sound: LPCM 2.0 / DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio
Region code: All Regions
Running time:  176+55 mins  
Recorded: 2012
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/KO (EN Bonus)
 1x BD50

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Blu-ray > Opera

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