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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

After the success of « Das Rheingold », Stéphane Braunschweig's staging of the second part of the tetralogy « Die Walküre » was a triumph in Aix's brand new Grand Théâtre de Provence. With a remarkable international cast - Sir Willard White, Robert Gambill, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Eva Johansson and Mikhail Petrenko - accompanied by the Berliner Philharmoniker, Simon Rattle brought almost unparallelled breadth to the work. In opting for a movingly human approach to the drama unfolding on stage, director Stéphane Braunschweig obtained superb performances from an extraordinary group of singers. A momentous double DVD oFirst Opera DVD with the Berliner Philarmoniker oA dream cast conducted by Simon Rattle oThe ideal present for any opera Fan, Read more ideal for Christmas products Read less

Works on This Recording

1. 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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