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Wagner: Die Walkure / Westbroek, Kaufmann, Voigt, Levine, Metropolitan Opera

Wagner / Terfel / Kaufmann / Voigt / Westbroek
Release Date: 03/19/2013 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001754409  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Stephanie BlytheHans-Peter KönigRichard CroftDeborah Voigt,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Works on This Recording

Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Stephanie Blythe (Mezzo Soprano), Hans-Peter König (Baritone), Richard Croft (Tenor),
Deborah Voigt (Soprano), Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Soprano),
Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 

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