Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen

Arthaus Musik: 101373

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Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen

Catalogue No:

(101 373)



Release date:

1st March 2010




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Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen

Live Recording from The Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar 2008

Das Rheingold

Mario Hoff (Wotan), Erin Caves (Loge), Tomas Möwes (Alberich), Christine Hansmann (Fricka), Renatus Mészár (Fasolt), Hidekazu Tsumaya (Fafner), Marietta Zumbült (Freia), Alexander Günther (Donner), Jean-Noël Briend (Froh), Frieder Aurich (Mime), Nadine Weissmann (Erda), Silona Michel (Woglinde), Susann Günther-Dissmeier (Wellgunde), Christiane Bassek (Flosshilde)

Die Walküre

Erin Caves (Siegmund), Kirsten Blanck (Sieglinde), Hidekazu Tsumaya (Hunding), Catherine Foster (Brünnhilde), Renatus Mészár (Wotan), Christine Hansmann (Fricka), Susann Günther-Dissmeier (Gerhilde), Joana Caspar (Ortlinde), Marie-Helen Joël (Waltraute), Nadine Weissmann (Schwertleite), Silona Michel (Helmwige), Carola Guber (Siegrune), Kerstin Quandt (Grimgerde), Christiane Bassek (Rossweisse)


Johnny van Hal (Siegfried), Catherine Foster (Brünnhilde), Frieder Aurich (Mime), Tomas Möwes (Der Wanderer), Mario Hoff (Alberich), Hidekazu Tsumaya (Fafner), Nadine Weissmann (Erda), Heike Porstein (Waldvogel)


Norbert Schmittberg (Siegfried), Catherine Foster (Brünnhilde), Renatus Mészár (Hagen), Mario Hoff (Gunther), Tomas Möwes (Alberich), Marietta Zumbült (Gutrune), Nadine Weissmann (Waltraute), Silona Michel (Woglinde), Susann Günther-Dissmeier (Wellgunde), Christiane Bassek (Flosshilde), Christine Hansmann (1. Norn), Nadine Weissmann (2. Norn), Silona Michel (3. Norn)

Orchestra and Chorus of The Staatskapelle Weimar, Carl St.Clair (conductor) & Michael Schulz (director)

DVD Video - 7 discs


Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days.

Set Design by Dirk Becker, Costume Design by Renée Listerdal & Dramaturgy by Wolfgang Willaschek.

Outside Germany, the name Weimar tends to evoke mixed feelings and pictures of German history of the last hundred years. Within Germany, Weimar means a town in the state of Thuringia arguably saturated with the “Deutsche Kultur” of the “Weimarer Klassik”, the legendary Bauhaus, and finally the life and work of Franz Liszt and his son in law Richard Wagner. In Weimar Richard Wagner began composing the first part of his RING-cycle, “Das Rheingold”. In 2008 the Nationaltheater Weimar started a new production of this unique tetralogy. The conductor is Carl St.Clair, a former student of Leonard Bernstein. With Michael Schulz’ fine and highly intelligent staging this new “Ring” production becomes an outstanding document of contemporary opera theatre.

Sound Format: PCM Stereo, DD 5.1

DVD Format: 7 x DVD 9, NTSC

Picture Format: 16:9

Subtitle Languages: DE, GB, FR, IT, ES, JP

FSK: 6

Running Time: about 940 mins

Das Rheingold

Die Walküre



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