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Wagner: Tannhauser / Andersen, Royal Danish Opera

Release Date: 07/26/2011 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001499009  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Susanne ResmarkTommi HakalaStig AndersenTina Keberg,   ... 
Conductor:  Friedemann Layer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Danish Opera ChorusRoyal Danish Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Holten's staging leans on Wagner's struggle to be the kind of novelistic artist he wanted to be while hindered by the confines of German court theatre… Venus [is] winningly played by Resmark as a kind of saucy Rosa Klebb spy on her author's life and emotions. Again as in the Ring Holten shows well in directing intense emotions… We never just sit in the imaginary best seat in the stalls but see the action from every possible voyeuristic angle.

– Gramophone [12/2011]


Continuing the success of The Copenhagen Ring, the Gramophone Award-winning combination of director Kasper Bech Holten and the Royal Danish Opera
Read more stage a new production of Wagner's passionate Tannhäuser. Read less

Works on This Recording

Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Susanne Resmark (Alto), Tommi Hakala (Baritone), Stig Andersen (Tenor),
Tina Keberg (Soprano), Stephen Milling (Bass)
Conductor:  Friedemann Layer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Danish Opera Chorus,  Royal Danish Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 

Customer Reviews

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 no Irene Theorin August 1, 2014 By thomas f. (Fishertown, PA) See All My Reviews "I bought this because it was supposed to have Irene Theorin in it. It does not. It is a euro trash staging of Tannhauser with ballet dancers in the 1st act. I can't say that I hated it,however it could be better. The staging did not really disturb me,however no Theorin in it did.Look at the picture of the dvd.She is not in it. Below that it lists her in it." Report Abuse
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