Waldbühne: A Romantic Opera Night (recorded live in 1999)

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R. STRAUSS / WAGNER
Waldbühne: A Romantic Opera Night (recorded live in 1999)
Ben Heppner (tenor) / Berliner Philharmoniker / James Levine

[ ArtHaus Musik DVD / DVD ]

Release Date: Monday 1 August 2011

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Conducted by the celebrated James Levine, the 1999 Waldbühne concert for the Berlin Philharmonic features music by Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner. The orchestra is joined by the accomplished Canadian tenor Ben Heppner, who is renowned for his electrifying Wagner performances.

Based on the amphitheatre in the ancient Greek city of Epidaurus, and nestled in a natural valley, the Waldbühne theatre seats 22,000 in leafy comfort and remains one of Berlin's favourite open air concert venues, with magnificent views of the stage. World class conductors lead the Berlin Philharmonic in evening concerts of popular favourites.

Conducted by the celebrated James Levine, the 1999 Waldbühne concert for the Berlin Philharmonic features music by Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner. The orchestra is joined by the accomplished Canadian tenor Ben Heppner, who is renowned for his electrifying Wagner performances.

Tracks:

Strauss, R:
Don Juan, Op. 20
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
Heimliche Aufforderung, Op. 27 No. 3
Der Rosenkavalier: Waltzes
Di rigori armato il seno (from Der Rosenkavalier)
Cäcilie, Op. 27 No. 2
Zueignung, Op. 10 No. 1

Wagner:
Morgenlich leuchtend im rosigen Schein 'Prize Song' (from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg)
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod
Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 3
In fernem Land (from Lohengrin)
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Overture