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Wagner: Parsifal / Haenchen, Vogt, Bayreuth Festival Orchestra

Release Date: 07/21/2017 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002694909  
Composer:  Richard Wagner
Performer:  Georg ZeppenfeldRyan McKinnyKlaus Florian VogtElena Pankratova
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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Last year’s Tristan und Isolde was the first release in an exclusive partnership between DG and the Bayreuth Festival to record its new productions. Hailed as “sublime and provocative” by the New York Times, Parsifal is the latest recording in this partnership, recorded in 2016 “with an excellent cast, headed by the clarion tenor Klaus Florian Vogt in the title role, and the conductor Hartmut Haenchen drawing radiant sound and striking transparency from the festival orchestra” (New York Times).


Picture Format: NTSC Color 16:9
Region Code: 0 (Worldwide)
Sound Format: PCM Stereo DTS 5.0 Read more /> Language: English Read less

Works on This Recording

Parsifal by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Georg Zeppenfeld (Bass), Ryan McKinny (Baritone), Klaus Florian Vogt (Tenor),
Elena Pankratova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 

Customer Reviews

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 Parsifal September 22, 2017 By A. Palacios Hardy (Ottawa, ON) See All My Reviews "The music and the quality of the voices is superior. The intent to adapt the mise en scene to contemporary realities is deceptive and intellectually mediocre." Report Abuse
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