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Thielemann Conducts Faust - Liszt, Wagner [blu-ray]

Wagner / Liszt / Staatskapelle Dresden
Release Date: 10/25/2011 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 707804  
Composer:  Richard WagnerFranz Liszt
Performer:  Endrik Wottrich
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle DresdenDresden State Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Under the musical direction of their chief conductor designate, Christian Thielemann, the Staatskapelle Dresden performed this special concert to celebrate Franz Liszt and his bicentenary. At its home, the prestigious Semperoper in Dresden, the orchestra presented a Faust-themed concert with two works by Wagner and Liszt inspired by Goethe’s drama. “Fired up by inspiration, the Dresden musicians and their leader offer a superb demonstration of their ability, their precision and their feeling for colour and
Read more temperament … A top orchestra and a top conductor have found each other” (Die Welt).


Richard Wagner: A Faust Overture

Franz Liszt: A Faust Symphony, S108/R425
Endrik Wottrich, tenor
Dresden State Opera Chorus
Dresden Staatskapelle
Christian Thielemann, conductor

Recorded live from the Semperoper Dresden, 2011.

Picture format: 1080p High Definition
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Japanese
Running time: 90 mins
No. of Discs: 1 (BD 25)
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Works on This Recording

Faust Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1844; Germany 
Faust Symphony, S 108 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Endrik Wottrich (Tenor)
Conductor:  Christian Thielemann
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden,  Dresden State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1857; Weimar, Germany 

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 Wonderful Piece March 19, 2014 By William J McDONOUGH (Pittsburgh, PA) See All My Reviews "I was not very familiar with the Faust Symphony by Liszt. My local symphony performed the piece and I just could not understand why its not performed more often. After viewing this wonderful DVD performance I can only repeat my question with more vigor. I have already watched this blu-ray twice in 3 days and will certainly be enjoyed over and over" Report Abuse
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