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Wagner Götterdämmerung (5-CD)

Price
£29.99

Released On
3rd May 2010

Product Code
CD HLD 7525

Composer
Richard Wagner

Conductor
Sir Mark Elder

Soloists/Artists
Katarina Dalayman, Brünnhilde
Lars Cleveman, Siegfried
Attila Jun, Hagen
Andrew Shore, Alberich
Peter Coleman-Wright, Gunther
Nancy Gustafson, Gutrune
Susan Bickley, Waltraute
Ceri Williams, Yvonne Howard, Miranda Keys, Norns
Katherine Broderick, Madeleine Shaw, Leah-Marian Jones, Rhinemaidens
Hallé Choir
BBC Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Chorus
The Royal Opera Chorus
Extra Chorus

Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2010 – Opera


RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883)
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
(TWILIGHT OF THE GODS)

CD1
1.-9. PROLOGUE
ACT I
10.-12. Scene 1

CD2
1.-8. Scene 2
9.-14. Scene 3

CD3
ACT II
1. Prelude
2. Scene 1
3.-4. Scene 2
5. Scene 3
6.-12. Scene 4
13.-18. Scene 5

CD4
ACT III
1. Prologue
2.-5. Scene 1
6.-11. Scene 2

CD5
1. Scene 2: Interlude: Siegfried’s Funeral Music
2.-11. Scene3

Recorded live on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 May 2009 in The Bridgewater Hall.

This 5 disc set contains the full libretto and English translation as a pdf document.

‘The orchestra, reinforced for the occasion to more than 100 and with enough harps on- and off-stage to re-stock Paradise, responded with world-class playing from every section. Elder’s Hallé is now transcendent.’

The Daily Telegraph on the Hallé’s performance of Götterdämmerung, May 2009