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Wagner: Die Walkure / Rattle, White, Johansson, Gambill Berlin Philharmonic

Wagner / Johansson / Westbroeek / Paasikvi
Release Date: 11/11/2008 
Label:  Bel Air Classiques   Catalog #: 34  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lilli PaasikiviWillard WhiteRobert GambillEva Johansson,   ... 
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sung in German with subtitles available in French, English, Spanish, German and Italian.

After the success of the production of Das Rheingold, Stéphane Braunschweig's staging of the second part of the tetralogy, Die Walküre, was also greeted as a triumph in Aix's new Grand Théâtre de Provence. With a remarkable international cast including Sir Willard White, Robert Gambill, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Eva Johansson and Mikhail Petrenko, accompanied by the Berliner Philharmoniker under Simon Rattle, the production brought an almost unparalleled breadth to the work. In opting for a movingly human approach to the drama unfolding on stage, director Stéphane Braunschweig obtained superb performances from
Read more an extraordinary group of singers. A momentous double DVD with the Berliner Philarmoniker plus a dream cast conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. Also available on Bluray. - Bel Air Classique Read less

Works on This Recording

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Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Lilli Paasikivi (Mezzo Soprano), Willard White (Bass Baritone), Robert Gambill (Tenor),
Eva Johansson (Soprano), Eva-Maria Westbroek (Soprano)
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Date of Recording: 2007 
Venue:  Grand Théâtre de Provence 

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