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Wagner: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg / Gatti, Volle, Sacca, Gabler, Zeppenfeld

Wagner / Gatti / Herheim / Bohinec
Release Date: 07/29/2014 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 72688  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Michael VolleGeorg ZeppenfeldRoberto SaccàAnna Gabler,   ... 
Conductor:  Daniele Gatti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera ChorusVienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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“A fresh, charming and perceptive production, magical and irresistible!” (New York Times) “All narrative and poetry is nothing but the key to true dreams” (Hans Sachs). Spontaneously emerging from just such a truthful dream by the cobbler-poet on Midsummer Night, this new staging of Richard Wagner’s “Meistersinger” burst upon the Salzburg Festival like a thunderclap. Stefan Herheim’s idea of staging a midsummer night’s dream as a fairytale narrative is enchanting and with this admirably matched ensemble of excellent singer-players, all of whom bring sharp contours to their roles, and the brilliant details of characterization, they make
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Richard Wagner

Hans Sachs - Michael Volle
Walther von Stolzing - Roberto Saccà
Eva - Anna Gabler
David - Peter Sonn
Veit Pogner - Georg Zeppenfeld
Magdalene - Monika Bohinec
Sixtus Beckmesser - Markus Werba

Vienna State Opera Chorus
(chorus master: Ernst Raffelsberger)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniele Gatti, conductor

Stefan Herheim, stage director
Heike Scheele, set designer
Gesine Völlm, costume designer
Olaf Freese, lighting designer

Recorded live at the Salzburg Festival, August 2013

- Making of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 270 mins (opera) + 15 mins (bonus) No. of DVDs: 2 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Michael Volle (Baritone), Georg Zeppenfeld (Bass), Roberto Saccà (Tenor),
Anna Gabler (Soprano), Peter Sonn (Tenor), Monika Bohinec (Voice),
Markus Werba (Baritone)
Conductor:  Daniele Gatti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1867; Germany 

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