Shot in full HD, dts-HD Master Audio 7.1 surround sound on Blu-ray! 5.1 sound on DVD
La Fura del Baus, famous for their opening ceremony of the Olympic games in Barcelona and opera stagings in Salzburg, Ruhrtriennale, etc., use in their groundbreaking Ring 3D computer projections that evoke computer games, organic structures built of athletic performers that recall the "Cirque du soleil".
From Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valencia, 2008.
Incl. world-class Wagner singers and promising young talents like Jennifer Wilson (Brünnhilde) and Juha Uusitalo (Wotan), whom the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung hailed as a new "Number One among the opera gods."
Bonus Material - Making of Siegfried.
In this production "the visual codes of the digital era become elemental and dazzlingly employed means of narration" (Opernwelt).
Sunday times: “quite a spectacle”, “brilliantly sung”
Picture Format: NTSC 16:9 DVD9 HD
Sound Format: Dolby Digital 5.1 PCM 2.0
Region Code: 0
Duration: 256 minutes + 27 minutes bonus
Recorded: live from Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia Valencia 2008 - staged by La Fura del Baus
Subtitles: English German French Spanish
“highly recommended, a refreshing antidote to leaden Teutonic representations. Wagner responds best to Romantic imagery, but this gives it a vividly original twist.”
“…excellent orchestral playing and decent sound to match…a striking and often absorbing experiment”
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