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Albert Dohmen (Hans Sachs), Robert Dean Smith (Walther), Edith Haller (Eva), Dietrich Henschel (Beckmesser), Peter Sonn (David), Michelle Breedt (Magdalene), Georg Zeppenfeld (Pogner)
Rundfunkchor Berlin & Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Marek Janowski
[a good Meistersinger] should show teamwork among the soloists and a good balance between the conversational style of much of the singing and the grandeur of the orchestral accompaniment. On... — More…
Stephen Gould (Tristan), Nina Stemme (Isolde), Kwangchul Youn (König Marke), Johan Reuter (Kurwenal), Michelle Breedt (Brangäne), Simon Pauly (Melot), Clemens Bieber (Ein Hirte/A shepherd), Arttu Kataja (Ein Steuermann/A steersman) & Timothy Fallon (Ein junger Seemann/A young sailor)
Janowski demands heroic efforts in speed and intensity. He favours a swift performance, and in this live Tristan that means more excitement than emotion. Soprano Nina Stemme is the ranking Isolde... — More…
Peter Auty (tenor), Michelle Breedt (mezzo soprano) & John Hancock (baritone)
Royal Flemish Philharmonic, with Collegium Vocale Gent, Edo de Waart
On this evidence, Edo de Waart is clearly an Elgar conductor of no mean instinct. Both performances benefit from his judiciously clear-sighted direction...there's an endearing freshness, sense... — More…