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Subject: Re: Salzburg Easter Festival - LIve WALKUERE
From: Don <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Don <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 8 Apr 2017 11:51:14 -0600
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Listening to it now.   Seiffert has a vibrato that you could drive a tank
through.

On Sat, Apr 8, 2017 at 11:30 AM, E J Michel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> my mistake.  i see there is an entry on operacast  at 11 am ... but also
> one at 130 pm which i saw first.
>
>
>
>
> Best regards,
> Elizabeth
>
> E J Michel
> ===============
> [log in to unmask]
>
>
>
> On Sat, Apr 8, 2017 at 1:27 PM, E J Michel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > RICHARD WAGNER
> > THE WALKER
> > First day of the stage festival
> > The Ring of the Nibelungen
> >
> > Re-creation: New production in the reconstructed stage of the first opera
> > production of the Osterfestspiele Salzburg from 1967
> >
> > Christian Thielemann Musical director
> > Vera Nemirova Production
> > Günther Schneider-Siemssen Stage design
> > Jens Kilian Reconstruction of the original stage design from 1967;
> > Costumes Olaf Freese Light
> > rocafilm Video
> >
> > Peter Seiffert Siegmund
> > Georg Zeppenfeld Hunding
> > Vitalij Kowaljow Wotan
> > Anja Harteros Sieglinde
> > Anja Kampe Brünnhilde
> > Christa Mayer Fricka
> > Johanna Winkel Gerhilde
> > Brit-Tone Müllertz Ortlinde
> > Christina Bock Waltraute
> > Katharina Magiera Sword-
> > guiding Alexandra Petersamer Helmwige
> > Stepanka Pucalkova Siegrune
> > Katrin Woundsam Grimgerde
> > Simone Schroeder
> >
> > Roßweiße Saxon Staatskapelle Dresden
> >
> >
> > New production
> > co-produced by Beijing Music Festival
> >
> > Saturday, April 8, 2017, 17:00 (end: 21:40)
> > Monday, April 17, 2017, 17:00 (end: 21:40)
> > Grosses Festspielhaus
> >
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Elizabeth
> >
> > E J Michel
> > ===============
> > [log in to unmask]
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Apr 8, 2017 at 1:25 PM, E J Michel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> >> Operacast listed the start time wrong - it started at 11 am EDT not 130
> >> (which I just discovered... to my disappointment)
> >>
> >> progam listing
> >> http://oe1.orf.at/programm/462805
> >>
> >> Richard Wagner: "The Valkyrie"
> >> Saturday
> >> 8 April 2017
> >> 17:00 (11 am EDT
> >> With Peter Seiffert, Georg Zeppenfeld, Vitaly Kowalov, Anja Harteros,
> >> Anja Kampe, Christa Mayer, Johanna Winkel, Brit-Tone Müllertz
> (Ortlinde) ,
> >> Alexandra Petersamer (Helmwige)
> >> Saxon State Capitol Dresden; Conductor: Christian Thielemann
> >> (live broadcast from the Grand Festival House at the Osterfestspiele
> >> Salzburg 2017). Presentation: Nicole Brunner
> >>
> >> 50 years Easter Festival Salzburg
> >>
> >> With the founding of the Osterfestspiele in 1967, Herbert von Karajan
> >> realized his vision of a "festival" - in the beginning with all risks,
> >> personally and financially. Margarethe Lasinger writes in her article in
> >> the program about the founding of the festival: "Under ideal
> conditions, he
> >> created his legendary ring with the Berlin Philharmonic and a
> >> 'Weltensemble' at the Great Festival Hall."
> >>
> >> In March 1967, he launched the "Walküre" ("The Ring of the Nibelungen"),
> >> in which he directed not only the musical direction, but also the
> direction
> >> of the Wagnerian tetralogy. The sets were taken by Günther
> >> Schneider-Siemssen.
> >>
> >> On the occasion of the 50th anniversary, the opera production will be
> >> re-created: the stage design will be reconstructed and further
> developed,
> >> and a new directing concept is embedded in this quasi-historical
> scenery,
> >> which can easily compete with a modern version. Costumes, light as well
> as
> >> video projections have been redesigned.
> >>
> >> Like in Karajan's times
> >>
> >> Director Vera Nemirova and set designer Jens Kilian have taken on this
> >> task - they wanted to try to realize the things that were difficult to
> >> implement in the past with new technologies.
> >>
> >> For Nemirova, the friction between the old and the new, between
> tradition
> >> and the present, is very exciting. In her second production of the
> >> "Valkyrie", Nemirova speaks of a "time journey" in two stages: it is "a
> >> look back into the world of 1967 and further into the archaic mythical
> >> period in which the story plays".
> >>
> >> This "time journey" will take place on the stage of the great festival
> >> house, among others one of the Wagner tenors as Siegmund: Peter
> Seiffert.
> >> The soprano Anja Kampe - also as a Wagner expert - will sing the
> >> Brünnhilde. The soprano Anja Harteros sings her first sleigh on the
> opera
> >> stage.
> >>
> >> Break talks
> >>
> >> On this long opera evening from Salzburg you will find three lifts, each
> >> with an hour duration of at least one hour. In between there are two
> >> breaks. In the first break the director Vera Nemirova and the stage
> >> designer Jens Kilian explain their access to the current production. In
> the
> >> second break, we are also taking a trip to our archive and have a look
> at
> >> the 50th anniversary of the Osterfestspiele together with some of the
> time.
> >>
> >>
> >> Best regards,
> >> Elizabeth
> >>
> >> E J Michel
> >> ===============
> >> [log in to unmask]
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
>
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