Controversial Götterdämmerung Benefits from Perfectly Paced Orchestral Playing

04/08/2014

  Bayreuth Festival 2014 (6) – Wagner, Götterdämmerung: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Kirill Petrenko. (conductor), Bayreuth, Germany. 30.4.2014.

Goetterdaemerung Photo Credit Enrico Nawrath/Bayreuth Opera

Gotterdaemmerung
Photo Credit Enrico Nawrath/Bayreuth Opera

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Masterly Conducting from Nelsons in Lohengrin Revival

03/08/2014

 Bayreuth Festival 2014 (5) – Wagner, Lohengrin: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Andris Nelsons. (conductor), Bayreuth Festspielhaus, Germany. 31.7.2014. (JPr)

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Lohengrin Act II- Picture Credit Enrico Nawrath/Bayreuth Opera

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Bayreuth Festival 2014 (3): Siegfried, Brünnhilde and Crocodiles on the Alexanderplatz

31/07/2014

  Bayreuth Festival 2014 (3) – Wagner, Siegfried: soloists, chorus and orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival conducted by Kirill Petrenko. Bayreuth, Germany. 30.7.2014. (JPr)

Siegfried.  Photo (c) Enrico Harwath/Bayreuth Opera

Siegfried. Photo (c) Enrico Harwath/Bayreuth Opera

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Bayreuth Festival 2014 (2): Rustic, Russian and Revolutionary Settings for Walküre

29/07/2014

 Wagner, Die Walküre: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Kirill Petrenko  (conductor),  Bayreuth, 28.4.2014.

End of Act I Anja Kampe and Johan Botha c Enrico Nawrath

End of Act I Anja Kampe and Johan Botha c Enrico Nawrath

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Bayreuth Festival 2014 (1) Castorf’s Texan Rheingold Sounds Excellent

28/07/2014

 Wagner, Das Rheingold: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival / Kirill Petrenko (conductor). Bayreuth, Germany. 27.7.2014.

Das Rheingold Photo  credit Enrico Nawrath/ Bayreuth Festival

Das Rheingold
Photo credit Enrico Nawrath/ Bayreuth Festival

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