WAGNER, R.: Lohengrin (Baden-Baden Festspielhaus, 2006)


 

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Lohengrin
Libretto/Text Author: Wagner, Richard
Conductor: Nagano, Kent

Elsa von Brabant: Kringelborn, Solveig
Friedrich von Telramund: Fox, Tom
Heinrich der Vogler: Konig, Hans-Peter
King's Herald: Trekel, Roman

Producer: Petri, Hans
Set/Stage Designer: Braunfels, Stephan
Costume Designer: Walter, Bettina
Lighting Designer: Schuler, Duane
Choreographer: Sayers, Denni
Stage Director: Lehnhoff, Nikolaus
DVD Producer: Damme, Ferenc van
Television Director: Grimm, Thomas

Date of Production: 05-06-2006
Venue: Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
Playing Time: 04:39:25
Catalogue Number: OA0964D
UPC: 809478009641

Libretto

Synopsis

With powerful conviction, Nikolaus Lehnhoff interprets Wagner's Lohengrin as the dramatic struggle of masculine and feminine, revenge and compassion. Powerfully acted, almost like a Strindberg play, and musically of the highest order, this Lohengrin from the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden will be a benchmark production for decades. With his extraordinarily transparent interpretation of the title role, Klaus Florian Vogt leads an inspired cast to visionary realms that are rarely touched. The monumental sets by Stephan Braunfels and Kent Nagano’s sublimely well-balanced musical interpretation complete a deeply moving total-theatre experience.

Bonus features:

- Illustrated Synopsis

- Never Shalt Thou Ask of Me - A documentary film by Reiner E. Moritz, including interviews with Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Stephan Braunfels, Bettina Walter, Kent Nagano and leading members of the cast

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