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Parsifal (Festspielhaus Baden-Baden)

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Overview

Experience Richard Wager's final masterpiece as interpreted by the San Francisco Opera and the Lyric Opera Chicago in this release from Poorhouse International. Lavishly staged by Nikolaus Lehnhoff and featuring Christopher Vantris and Waltraud Meier in the lead roles and the Deutches Symphonie_Orchester Berlin conducted by Kent Nagano, Wagner's existential drama brings all of the composer's legendary majesty to the stage as rarely experienced since it's original debut at ...
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Overview

Experience Richard Wager's final masterpiece as interpreted by the San Francisco Opera and the Lyric Opera Chicago in this release from Poorhouse International. Lavishly staged by Nikolaus Lehnhoff and featuring Christopher Vantris and Waltraud Meier in the lead roles and the Deutches Symphonie_Orchester Berlin conducted by Kent Nagano, Wagner's existential drama brings all of the composer's legendary majesty to the stage as rarely experienced since it's original debut at Bayreuth in July of 1882.
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Special Features

Cast gallery; Illustrated synopsis; Parsifal's progress: a documentary analysis including interviews with Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Christopher Ventris, Waltraud Meier and many others
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/25/2010
  • UPC: 809478070634
  • Original Release: 2005
  • Source: Bbc / Opus Arte
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Language: Deutsche
  • Time: 5:23:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 86,714

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Christopher Ventris Parsifal
Waltraud Meier Kundry
Matti Salminen Gurnemanz
Thomas Hampson Amfortas
Tom Fox Klingsor
Bjarni Thor Kristinsson Titurel
Kent Nagano Conductor
Technical Credits
Thomas Grimm Director
Chloƫ Carleton Producer
Reiner Moritz Producer
Hans Petri Executive Producer
Ferenc van Damme Producer
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Great version

    This is a great version of Parsifal. There are certainly other ways of presenting this Opera but this one will stand up to many viewings.

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