Wagner: Die Walkure

Wagner: Die Walkure

by Birgit Nilsson
     
 

This historic performance, originally broadcast via the Metropolitan Opera's Saturday afternoon radio series, has never before been available in an authorized version. Sony Classical presents the first commercial release of this material, newly remastered from the original sources and with the imprimatur of the Metropolitan Opera.

A stupendous cast of Wagnerian

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This historic performance, originally broadcast via the Metropolitan Opera's Saturday afternoon radio series, has never before been available in an authorized version. Sony Classical presents the first commercial release of this material, newly remastered from the original sources and with the imprimatur of the Metropolitan Opera.

A stupendous cast of Wagnerian singers electrifies this performance of the second opera in the composer's epic cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen. Soprano Birgit Nilsson, considered one of history’s greatest Brünnhildes, sings the title role, alongside the iconic performances of Thomas Stewart as Wotan, Leonie Rysanek as Sieglinde, Jon Vickers as Siegmund, and Christa Ludwig as Fricka. Berislav Klobucar conducts the Met Orchestra. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
05/03/2011
Label:
Sony Classics
UPC:
0886978530820
catalogNumber:
785308
Rank:
81517

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  1. Die Walküre (The Valkyrie), opera, WWV 86b  - Richard Wagner  - Richard Wagner  - Barbro Ericson  - Joann Grillo  - Gwendolyn Killebrew  - Berislav Klobucar  - Christa Ludwig  -  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra  - Birgit Nilsson  - Carlotta Ordassy  - Karl Ridderbusch  - Leonie Rysanek  - Roxanne Slimak  - Thomas Stewart  - Jon Vickers  - Clarice Carson  - Louise Pearl  - Phyllis Brill  - Rosalind Hupp

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