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Richard Wagner: Lohengrin (Bayreuth Festival 2010)

Richard Wagner: Lohengrin (Bayreuth Festival 2010)

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Richard Wagner: Lohengrin (Bayreuth Festival 2010) 3 Hours 29 Minutes 
Musikalische Leitung: Andris Nelsons, Chorleitung: Eberhard Friedrich, Lohengrin: Jonas Kaufmann, Heinrich der Vogler: Georg Zeppenfeld, Elsa von Brabant: Annette Dasch, Friedrich von Telramund: Hans-Joachim Ketelsen, Ortrud: Evelyn Herlitzius, Der Heerrufer des Königs: Samuel Youn, 1. Edler: Stefan Heibach, 2. Edler: Willem Van der Heyden, 3. Edler: Rainer Zaun, 4. Edler: Christian Tschelebiew.
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Richard Wagner: Parsifal (Bayreuth Festival 2012)

Richard Wagner: Parsifal (Bayreuth Festival 2012)

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Richard Wagner: Parsifal (Bayreuther Festspiele 2012) 4 Hour 7 Minutes. Parsifal ist das letzte musikdramatische Werk von Richard Wagner. Wagner selbst bezeichnete das dreiaktige Stück als ein Bühnenweihfestspiel und verfügte, dass es ausschließlich im Bayreuther Festspielhaus aufgeführt werden sollte. Musikalische Leitung Philippe Jordan, Chorleitung Eberhard Friedrich, Amfortas Detlef Roth, Titurel Diógenes Randes, Gurnemanz Kwangchul Youn, Parsifal Burkhard Fritz, Klingsor Thomas Jesatko, Kundry Susan Maclean, 1. Gralsritter Arnold Bezuyen, 2. Gralsritter Christian Tschelebiew, 1. Knappe Julia Borchert, 2. Knappe Ulrike Helzel, 3. Knappe Clemens Bieber, 4. Knappe Willem Van der Heyden, Klingsors Zaubermädchen Julia Borchert
, Klingsors Zaubermädchen Martina Rüping, Klingsors Zaubermädchen Carola Guber, Klingsors Zaubermädchen Christiane Kohl, Klingsors Zaubermädchen Jutta Maria Böhnert, Klingsors Zaubermädchen Ulrike Helzel, Altsolo Simone Schröder.
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Richard Wagner-Die Walküre 30-7-2017, bayreuth festival 2017 (surround sound)

Richard Wagner-Die Walküre 30-7-2017, bayreuth festival 2017 (surround sound)

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DIE WALKÜRE Conductor Marek Janowski Director Frank Castorf Stage design Aleksandar Denić Costumes Adriana Braga Peretzki Lighting Rainer Casper Video Andreas Deinert, Jens Crull Technische Einrichtung 2013-2014 Karl-Heinz Matitschka Siegmund Christopher Ventris Hunding Georg Zeppenfeld Wotan John Lundgren Sieglinde Camilla Nylund Brünnhilde Catherine Foster Fricka Tanja Ariane Baumgartner Gerhilde Caroline Wenborne Ortlinde Dara Hobbs Waltraute Stephanie Houtzeel Schwertleite Nadine Weissmann Helmwige Christiane Kohl Siegrune Mareike Morr Grimgerde Simone Schröder Rossweisse Alexandra Petersamer
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Richard Wagner, Götterdämmerung 3-8-2017 Bayreuth festival 2017 (surround sound)

Richard Wagner, Götterdämmerung 3-8-2017 Bayreuth festival 2017 (surround sound)

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GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG Conductor Marek Janowski Director Frank Castorf Stage design Aleksandar Denić Costumes Adriana Braga Peretzki Lighting Rainer Casper Video Andreas Deinert, Jens Crull Technische Einrichtung 2013-2014 Karl-Heinz Matitschka Siegfried Stefan Vinke Gunther Markus Eiche Alberich Albert Dohmen Hagen Stephen Milling Brünnhilde Catherine Foster Gutrune Allison Oakes Waltraute Marina Prudenskaya 1. Norn Wiebke Lehmkuhl 2. Norn Stephanie Houtzeel 3. Norn Christiane Kohl Woglinde Alexandra Steiner Wellgunde Stephanie Houtzeel Floßhilde Wiebke Lehmkuhl
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[HD] Richard Wagner - Tristan Und Isolde - Prelude | Daniel Barenboim, Bayreuth Festival

[HD] Richard Wagner - Tristan Und Isolde - Prelude | Daniel Barenboim, Bayreuth Festival

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Richard Wagner - Tristan und Isolde, Opera, WWV 90. Act I. Prelude Daniel Barenboim, Bayreuth Festival, 1983. This 1983 Bayreuth Festival film of Wagner's monumental ode to passion is considered by many to be the best available. It is the only production available on DVD to hold to anything like a conventional setting, and only takes a radical interpretation in the last moments of the final act. Wagner's music drama (he used the word 'handlung' or treatment) was inspired in part by the great mediæval romances by Gottfried von Strasbourg and his predecessors, Schopenhauer's philosophy, and his personal life's own reality-show level drama. Wagner's stated intention to write an opera based on the legend of Tristan and Isold, of whom he had read in the thirteenth century narrative poem by Gottfried von Strassburg, first appears in a letter to Franz Liszt of December 16, 1854. The earliest musical sketches date from December 1856, by which date Wagner had already completed the text for Der Ring des Nibelungen, as well as the music for Das Rheingold and Die Walküre, and through Act Two of Siegfried. Wagner had also completed three of his most important writings on the aesthetics of drama. The composition of Tristan und Isolde is entwined in a nexus of Wagner's personal and theoretical concerns. In August 1857, Wagner stopped work on the music for Siegfried, in order to set to work full time on Tristan because, as stated in his 1860 essay The Music of the Future, he wanted to compose an opera of more modest scale with a chance of being produced. The music-drama was completed in Lucerne in March 1859. Wagner's had also composed five songs to poems by Mathilde Wesendonck, his patron's wife, with whom he had become deeply infatuated, two of which he designated as studies for Tristan und Isolde. Wagner himself acknowledged that with the composition of Tristan, he transcended the musical and dramaturgical theories he set out in his earlier treatises. Indeed, the musical language of Tristan has long been acknowledged as the beginning of musical modernism. The harmonic language of Tristan, heaving as it does with prolonged courses of unresolved dissonances, not only enacts musically the sexual tension between the opera's two central characters, but also points to the liberation of dissonance from the constraints of tonality that Arnold Schoenberg and others in the twentieth century would champion. The Prelude to Tristan fully exemplifies Wagner's forward-looking approach to both harmony and the issue of musical form -- or, some would say, formlessness -- that operates centrally in his music-dramas. Alfred Lorenz argued in his 1924 study, The Musical Form of Richard Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde", that the opera's prelude and three acts consist of large-scale Bogen ("arch," e.g., ABA; Prelude-Act I, and Act Two) and Bar (e.g., AAB; Act Three) forms, and that the entire opera-prelude and all acts combined falls into a giant Bogen form. In 2000, Robert Bailey argued that the form of the Prelude to Tristan can be understood to unfold in cycles of repeating phrase units. The Prelude also unfolds Wagner's Leitmotif technique, in which instrumental music introduces central motives which correspond with characters and ideas. Wagner seems to have explored the implications of one of Tristan's central Leitmotif -- that consisting of four ascending chromatic pitches and introduced by the oboe in the opening measures of the Prelude -- in his song "Im Treibhaus," which was one of the five Wesendonck songs. Additionally, a strong connection exists between the music of the Act Two love scene of Tristan and that of another study for Tristan, Wagner's earlier Wesendonck song, "Träume."
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Alex Ross discusses the fractured legacy of Wagner - The New Yorker Festival - The New Yorker

Alex Ross discusses the fractured legacy of Wagner - The New Yorker Festival - The New Yorker

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From the 2012 New Yorker Festival: Alex Ross discusses the fractured legacy of Wagner and the enduring power of his music. Still haven’t subscribed to The New Yorker on YouTube? ►► http://bit.ly/newyorkeryoutubesub CONNECT WITH THE NEW YORKER Web: http://www.newyorker.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/NewYorker Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/newyorker Google+: http://plus.google.com/+newyorker Instagram: http://instagram.com/newyorkermag Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/thenewyorker Tumblr: http://newyorker.tumblr.com The Scene: http://thescene.com/thenewyorker Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene Alex Ross discusses the fractured legacy of Wagner - The New Yorker Festival - The New Yorker
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Wagner - Götterdämmerung - Hoi-ho! - Bayreuth Festival

Wagner - Götterdämmerung - Hoi-ho! - Bayreuth Festival

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Hagen - Josef Greindl Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus photo - Josef Greindl as Hagen
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BAYREUTH 2014, Germany, (en), Tourism, City, Richard Wagner Festival, Franz von Liszt, Wilhelmine

BAYREUTH 2014, Germany, (en), Tourism, City, Richard Wagner Festival, Franz von Liszt, Wilhelmine

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private video - 1080p Strasbourg (en) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tB01HYNwlrU Bayreuth (fr) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ygIYXJv9ZA
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Destination 2017: Bayreuth

Destination 2017: Bayreuth

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Bayreuth is the city best known for its festivals of Wagner music. So how did this connection come about, and what does an 18th-century aristocratic woman from Prussia have to do with it? Music: "Wedding Invitation" by Jason Farnham YouTube Audio Library "Enchanted Valley" and "Hot Swing" by Kevin MacLeod http://incompetech.com Creative Commons Attribution licence --------- Support me on Patreon for access to bonus content and more: http://patreon.com/rewboss Send letters and postcards to: Rewboss Postfach 10 06 29 63704 Aschaffenburg Germany Please don't send parcels or packages, or anything that has to be signed for. --------- My website: http://www.rewboss.com/ My blog: http://rewboss.blogspot.com/ My Twitter feed: https://www.twitter.com/rewboss My Facebook profile: http://facebook.com/rewboss
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Wagner conduts Wagner | Tristan Und Isolde's Love Duet | Bayreuth Festival, c. 1882 (Rare)

Wagner conduts Wagner | Tristan Und Isolde's Love Duet | Bayreuth Festival, c. 1882 (Rare)

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Richard Wagner's Tristan and Isolde, Opera, WWV 90. This rare recording with Wagner conducting is the only recorded example of the composer interpreting one of his own works. Only one single recording has survived as a testimony of Wagner's art as a conductor: 00:00 Act II. Love Duet (fragments), original 04:05 Act II. Love Duet (fragments), restored (audio restauration using the cedar process) Bayreuth Festival Orchestra conducted by Richard Wagner (1813-1883) with Amalie Materna, soprano, Albert Niemann, tenor, Marianne Brandt, mezzo-soprano. Recording c. 1882 in the earlier cylinders, Bayreuth Festival. (Note: c. is the latin term "circa") in Wagner conducts Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde/Das Rheingold/Die Walküre, Grammophono. Part II Siegfried Wagner conducts Richard Wagner: https://youtu.be/jIyMBMTfyJg The phonograph was invented by Thomas Edison on July 18, 1877. His first successful recording and reproduction of intelligible sounds, achieved early in the following December, used a thin sheet of tin foil wrapped around a hand-cranked grooved metal cylinder. Thomas Edison had developed his tin-foil phonograph in 1878, and it made its way to Europe in that year. Phonograph cylinders are the earliest commercial medium for recording and reproducing sound. These hollow cylindrical objects have an audio recording engraved on the outside surface, which can be reproduced when they are played on a mechanical cylinder phonograph. Despite Wagner was ceptical about the sound machine, he was nevertheless not outside the thoughs of Thomas Edison. After he had been experimenting with his invention in 1878 by playing a recorded song backwards, he wrote: "the song is still melodious in many cases, and some of the strains are sweet and novel, but altoghether different from the song reproduced in the right way. Wagner wasn't the monopoly of the music of the future - I'm going into the machine composing business." Letter to Wiliam Preece, 19.II.1878. (The papers of Thomas A. Edison, Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press). Friedrich Nietzsche, who in his younger years was one of Wagner's staunchest allies, wrote that, for him, "Tristan and Isolde is the real opus metaphysicum of all art... insatiable and sweet craving for the secrets of night and death... it is overpowering in its simple grandeur". In a letter to his friend Erwin Rohde in October 1868, Nietzsche described his reaction to Tristan's Prelude: "I simply cannot bring myself to remain critically aloof from this music; every nerve in me is atwitch, and it has been a long time since I had such a lasting sense of ecstasy as with this overture". Even after his break with Wagner, Nietzsche continued to consider Tristan a masterpiece: "Even now I am still in search of a work which exercises such a dangerous fascination, such a spine-tingling and blissful infinity as Tristan - I have sought in vain, in every art." Tristan und Isolde is an Opera in three acts to a German libretto by the composer, based largely on the romance by Gottfried von Straßburg. Wagner referred to the work not as an opera, but called it "eine Handlung" (literally a drama). Wagner's composition of Tristan und Isolde was inspired by his affair with Mathilde Wesendonck and the Philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer. Widely acknowledged as one of the peaks of the operatic repertory, Tristan was notable for Wagner's advanced use of chromaticism, tonality, orchestral colour and harmonic suspension. LIBRETTO Liebesnacht von Tristan und Isolde, zweiter Aufzug, zweite szene | "Love-Night" from Act 2, Scene 2 TRISTAN […] ohn' Erwachen, ohn' Erbangen, namenlos in Lieb' umfangen, ganz uns selbst gegeben, der Liebe nur zu leben! ISOLDE (wie in sinnender Entrücktheit zu ihm aufblickend) So stürben wir, um ungetrennt, - TRISTAN ewig einig ohne End', - ISOLDE ohn' Erwachen, - TRISTAN ohn' Erbangen, - BEIDE namenlos in Lieb' umfangen, ganz uns selbst gegeben, der Liebe nur zu leben! (Isolde neigt wie überwältigt das Haupt an seine Brust) BRANGÄNES STIMME (wie vorher) Habet acht! Habet acht! Schon weicht dem Tag die Nacht. […] BEIDE […] Hehr erhabne Liebesnacht! Wen du umfangen, wem du gelacht, wie wär' ohne Bangen aus dir er je erwacht? Nun banne das Bangen, holder Tod, sehnend verlangter Liebestod! In deinen Armen, dir geweiht, urheilig Erwarmen, von Erwachens Not befreit! Wie sie fassen, wie sie lassen, diese Wonne, Fern der Sonne, fern der Tage Trennungsklage! Ohne Wähnen sanftes Sehnen; ohne Bangen süss Verlangen; ohne Wehen hehr Vergehen; ohne Schmachten hold Umnachten; ohne Meiden, ohne Scheiden, traut allein, ewig heim, in ungemessnen Räumen übersel'ges Träumen. TRISTAN Tristan du, ich Isolde, nicht mehr Tristan! ISOLDE Du Isolde, Tristan ich, nicht mehr Isolde! BEIDE Ohne Nennen, ohne Trennen, neu Erkennen, neu Entbrennen; endlos ewig, ein-bewusst: heiss erglühter Brust höchste Liebeslust! (Sie bleiben in verzückter Stellung) [...]
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Talking Germany: Nike Wagner, Festival Director | Talking Germany

Talking Germany: Nike Wagner, Festival Director | Talking Germany

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Nike Wagner, the great granddaughter of Richard Wagner, became the new director of the Beethoven Festival in Bonn this year. Before that, the 68-year-old spent 10 years heading up the Weimar Art Festival. On Talking Germany, she tells us about her plans for the Beethoven Festival, and why Beethoven is a better ambassador for Germany than her famous relative Richard Wagner. More: http://www.dw.de/talking-germany-nike-wagner-festival-director-2014-03-17/e-17458967-9798?
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richard wagner, Götterdämmerung, twilight of the gods 3-8-2017 bayreuth festival 2017

richard wagner, Götterdämmerung, twilight of the gods 3-8-2017 bayreuth festival 2017

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richard wagner, Götterdämmerung, twilight of the gods 3-8-2017 bayreuth festival 2017
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Richard Wagner, siegfried bayreuth festival 2017 1-8-2017 (surround sound)

Richard Wagner, siegfried bayreuth festival 2017 1-8-2017 (surround sound)

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SIEGFRIED Conductor Marek Janowski Director Frank Castorf Stage Design Aleksandar Denić Costumes Adriana Braga Peretzki Lighting Rainer Casper Video Andreas Deinert, Jens Crull Technische Einrichtung 2013-2014 Karl-Heinz Matitschka Siegfried Stefan Vinke Mime Andreas Conrad Der Wanderer Thomas J. Mayer Alberich Albert Dohmen Fafner Karl-Heinz Lehner Erda Nadine Weissmann Brünnhilde Catherine Foster Waldvogel Ana Durlovski
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Parsifal (3.Akt - Finale) - Richard Wagner Festival Wels

Parsifal (3.Akt - Finale) - Richard Wagner Festival Wels

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[C Major 705908] WAGNER, R.: Parsifal (Bayreuth Festival, 1998)

[C Major 705908] WAGNER, R.: Parsifal (Bayreuth Festival, 1998)

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WAGNER, R.: Parsifal (Bayreuth Festival, 1998) (NTSC) Richard Wagner PARSIFAL Amfortas -- Falk Struckmann Titurel -- Matthias Hölle Gurnemanz -- Hans Sotin Parsifal -- Poul Elming Klingsor -- Ekkehard Wlaschiha Kundry -- Linda Watson Bayreuth Festival Chorus and Orchestra Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor Wolfgang Wagner, stage director and set designer Recorded live from the Bayreuth Festival, 1998. Click here for more info: http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=705908
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Richard Wagner - Der fliegende Holländer - Overture (Bayreuth Festival 2012)

Richard Wagner - Der fliegende Holländer - Overture (Bayreuth Festival 2012)

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Conductor: Christian Thielemann Orchestra: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra Recording live from the Bayreuth Festival, July 25th, 2012.
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Wagner: Ring - Barenboim - Kupfer - Bayreuth Festival

Wagner: Ring - Barenboim - Kupfer - Bayreuth Festival

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NEWLY REMASTERED 11-DVD BOX SET Kultur is pleased to announce its release of Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, filmed at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus in June & July 1991 and 1992. This historic Ring Cycle, under the musical direction of Daniel Barenboim. In going back to the original high definition video master tapes and using cutting-edge encoding technology, Kultur was able to maximize the video quality of this new presentation of this historic Ring. Along with the 11-disc transfer, this allowed Kultur to exploit the DVD standard to its fullest and including three audio streams, LPCM, Dolby 5.1 and DTS 5.1. The production of Wagner's Ring at the Bayreuth Festival is an event that takes place every six years. Bayreuth recordings of the complete cycle are rare; this is the second filmed version. The Kupfer/Barenboim Ring was performed over a five-year period and recorded at the conclusion when the "Bayreuth Workshop" had raised "the quality of the performance to an almost unsurpassable level" (Der Tagesspiegel), Please visit http://www.kultur.com/Wagner-Ring-Bayreuth-Festival-p/d4755.htm for more information on this program
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bayreuth festival 2017 richard wagner, siegfried 1-8-2017

bayreuth festival 2017 richard wagner, siegfried 1-8-2017

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bayreuth festival 2017 richard wagner, siegfried 1-8-2017
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Germany 1934 ▶ Bayreuth Adolf Hitler - Richard Wagner Festspiele

Germany 1934 ▶ Bayreuth Adolf Hitler - Richard Wagner Festspiele

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Germany 1934 - Bayreuth Adolf Hitler - Richard Wagner Festspiele http://www.germanhistoryarchive.com/movie-archive.html http://www.germanhistoryarchive.com/photo-archive.html original unpublished footage World War II & Germany 1927-1945 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLEtu_bvreispSTeS_m08OcY8sC26bJVN The Bayreuth Festival (German: Bayreuther Festspiele) is a music festival held annually in Bayreuth, Germany, at which performances of operas by the 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner are presented. Wagner himself conceived and promoted the idea of a special festival to showcase his own works, in particular his monumental cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen and Parsifal. Performances take place in a specially designed theatre, the Bayreuth Festspielhaus. Wagner personally supervised the design and construction of the theatre, which contained many architectural innovations to accommodate the huge orchestras for which Wagner wrote as well as the composer's particular vision about the staging of his works. The Festival has become a pilgrimage destination for Wagner enthusiasts, who often must wait years to obtain tickets. In the 1920s, well before the rise of the Nazi Party, Winifred Wagner became a strong supporter and close personal friend of Adolf Hitler; her correspondence with Hitler has never been released by the Wagner family. She and other festival leaders were members of Nazi chief ideologue Alfred Rosenberg's Kampfbund für deutsche Kultur, which actively suppressed modernist music and works by "degenerate" artists. The festival maintained some artistic independence under the Third Reich. Ironically, Hitler attended performances that included Jewish and foreign singers, long after they had been banned from all other venues across Germany (including heldentenor Max Lorenz, married to a well-known Jewish woman). Winifred's influence with Hitler was so strong that Hitler even wrote a letter (at her behest) to anti-fascist Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini, begging him to lead the festival. Toscanini refused. From 1933 to 1942, the festival was conducted principally by Karl Elmendorff. It was under the Third Reich that the festival made its first break from tradition, abandoning the deteriorating 19th century sets created by Richard Wagner. Many protested at the changes, including prominent conductors such as Toscanini and Richard Strauss, and even some members of the Wagner family. In their view, any change to the festival was a profanation against "the Master" (Wagner). Nevertheless, Hitler approved of the changes, thus paving the way for more innovations in the decades to come. During the war, the festival was turned over to the Nazi Party, which continued to sponsor operas for wounded soldiers returning from the front. These soldiers were forced to attend lectures on Wagner before the performances, and most found the festival to be tedious. However, as “guests of the Führer”, none complained. opera Oper Lohengrin Geschichte Doku documentary Musik Opernhaus Tristan Isolde The Ring Meistersinger von Nürnberg Parsifal Der fliegende Holländer Tannhäuser Der Ring des Nibelungen Flying Dutchman Rienzi video youtube google
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Wagner TANNHÄUSER  (Bayreuth)

Wagner TANNHÄUSER (Bayreuth)

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Tannhäuser: Torsten Kerl Elisabeth, Nichte des Landgrafen: Camilla Nylund Venus: Michelle Breedt Wolfram von Eschenbach: Markus Eiche Landgraf Hermann: Kwangchul Youn Walther von der Vogelweide: Lothar Odinius Biterolf: Thomas Jesatko Heinrich der Schreiber: Stefan Heibach Reinmar von Zweter: Rainer Zaun Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus Stage Director: Sebastian Baumgarten Conductor: Axel Kober Recorded live at the Bayreuth Festspiele, July 2014. Wagner’s tale of the struggle between spiritual and profane love, and of redemption through love, is given a radical visual update in Sebastian Baumgarten’s controversial yet thought-provoking Bayreuth production. Joep van Lieshout’s giant installation ‘The Technocrat’ dominates the stage, its industrial interior giving credence to the idea that Tannhäuser is one big experiment and playing host to some magnificent performances, among them Torsten Kerl’s robust interpretation of the title role and Camilla Nylund’s wonderfully empathetic Elisabeth. Available through Opus Arte from July 2015
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Combined Ensembles "A Festival of Carols" by Traditional/Wagner

Combined Ensembles "A Festival of Carols" by Traditional/Wagner

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I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (https://www.youtube.com/editor)
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Richard Wagner: Parsifal (Bayreuth Festival)

Richard Wagner: Parsifal (Bayreuth Festival)

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A timelessly classical Parsifal from the 1998 Bayreuth Festival in a mystically poetic staging that exerts an unbroken fascination not least as a result of its expressive lighting effects. Under the direction of the great Wagner conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli, the four main roles are taken by Poul Elming, Linda Watson, Falk Struckmann and Hans Sotin -- one of the strongest line-ups in Bayreuth´s more recent history. "Giuseppe Sinopoli coaxed an outstanding performance from the Festival Orchestra and Chorus, throwing light on the elaborate score from an agreeable distance and investing the music with a meditatively flowing quality rather than the usual bombast" (Opernglas) Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli Cast:: Falk Struckmann, Matthias Hoelle, Hans Sotin, Poul Elming, Ekkehard Wlaschiha, Linda Watson
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Richard Wagner - Tannhauser "Pilgrim's Chorus" - Bayreuth Festival

Richard Wagner - Tannhauser "Pilgrim's Chorus" - Bayreuth Festival

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Performance of the "Pilgrim's Chorus" by the Bayreuth Festival orchestra and chorus. Note - this is a concert version and not from an actual performance of the opera.
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Richard Wagner - Tannhäuser - Overture (Bayreuth Festival 2012)

Richard Wagner - Tannhäuser - Overture (Bayreuth Festival 2012)

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Conductor: Christian Thielemann Orchestra: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra Recording live from the Bayreuth Festival, July 28th, 2012.
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