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Wagner: Der Fliegende Hollander / Luisi, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino


Release Date: 04/24/2020 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 753808  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Bernhard BerchtoldThomas GazheliMarjorie OwensMikhail Petrenko,   ... 
Conductor:  Fabio Luisi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Maggio Musicale Fiorentino OrchestraMaggio Musicale Fiorentino Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
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At Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, maestro Fabio Luisi gives “a superb performance” (Operawire) of Der Fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman), the forerunner of grand Wagnerian dramas. His Italian Richard Wagner debut is infused with energy and drive, under his direction the orchestra and chorus of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, together with Coro Ars Lyrica, sparkle “in what was a five star performance” (Operawire). Thomas Gazheli stars as the Dutchman, who has been condemned to endlessly wander the seas until the day of Judgement. Marjorie Owens shines as his savior Senta.
Also available on Blu-ray

At Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, maestro Fabio Luisi gives “a superb performance” (Operawire) of Der Fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman), the forerunner of grand Wagnerian dramas. His Italian Richard Wagner debut is infused with energy and drive, under his direction the orchestra and chorus of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, together with Coro Ars Lyrica, sparkle “in what was a five star performance” (Operawire). Thomas Gazheli stars as the Dutchman, who has been condemned to endlessly wander the seas until the day of Judgement. Marjorie Owens shines as his savior Senta.
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Works on This Recording

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Der fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Bernhard Berchtold (Tenor), Thomas Gazheli (Baritone), Marjorie Owens (Soprano),
Mikhail Petrenko (Bass), Annette Jahns (Mezzo Soprano), Timothy Oliver (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fabio Luisi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra,  Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841/1852; Germany 

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