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Wagner: Tannhauser / Andersen, Theorin, Royal Danish Opera


Release Date: 07/26/2011 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001499009  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Stephen MillingIréne TheorinTina KebergStig Andersen,   ... 
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]

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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

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

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