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Recorded at the Festspielhaus, Bayreuth, 1982
Peter Hofmann (Lohengrin), Karan Armstrong (Elsa), Elizabeth Connell (Ortrud), Leif Roar (Friedrich von Telramund), Bernd Weikl (Der Heerrufer des Königs)
Chor & Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Woldemar Nelsson
Superb Bayreuth performance in starkly effective staging, despite a mediocre video transfer. Hofmann is an ideal hero, Armstrong a touching if overparted Elsa, and Roar and Connell sturdy villains. — More…
Robert Holl (Hans Sachs), Peter Seiffert (Walther von Stolzing), Emily Magee (Eva), Andreas Schmidt (Beckmesser), Birgitta Svendén (Magdalena), Endrik Wottrich (David), Matthias Hölle (Pogner), Kwangchul Youn (Nachtwächter)
Chor & Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele, Daniel Barenboim
The staging is the undoubtedly loving work of a cultured man who knows the piece inside out and wishes to represent it faithfully but whose other duties have prevented his developing any especially... — More…