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Wagner: Lohengrin / Hofmann, Marton, Levine

Wagner / Hofman / Marton / Mooc / Levine
Release Date: 08/08/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000672709  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Leif RoarJohn MacurdyLeonie RysanekPeter Hofmann,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Lohengrin (Gesamtaufnahme · Complete)

Eva Marton · Leonie Rysanek · Peter Hofmann · Leif Roar · John Macurdy
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
James Levine
Production by August Everding
Video Director Brian Large

2 DVD-VIDEO NTSC
Picture Format: NTSC · 4:3 fullscreen
STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS 5.1
Subtitles: German/English/French/Spanish/Chinese
A production of Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.

* Wagner’s medieval romance of the Swan Knight comes to life in a lavish production by August Everding, filmed live at the Metropolitan Opera in 1986.
* James Levine
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R E V I E W S

“The Met brought out its best available performers... James Levine controls the music superbly and brings out a texture of sound in which Wagnerian sensualists can simply wallow.” -- Washington Post, 1986
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Works on This Recording

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Lohengrin by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Leif Roar (Baritone), John Macurdy (Bass), Leonie Rysanek (Soprano),
Peter Hofmann (Tenor), Eva Martón (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 

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