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1/06 Opera "Tristan and Isolde"

Opera in  3 Acts
Sung in German

Record from the Opening Night at Teatro alla Scala, Milano
Running time: 4 hours 13 min
2 intermissions

In this new production from La Scala, Daniel Barenboim and Patrice Chéreau fulfil a Wagnerian dream that they had been cherishing together since 1980 and had postponed for a quarter of a century. This production was called “a sublime new version,” and a “grave and shockingly intense performance,” with “the veteran mezzo Waltraud Meier [as a] marvelous, poised, unflaggingly intelligent [Isolde]” by The New York Times. Opera lovers worldwide eagerly anticipated this particular production, as “Tristan” had not been staged at La Scala for nearly 30 years.

Conductor-Daniel Barenboim
Director- Patrice Chéreau
Scenic design - Richard Peduzzi
Costume design - Moidele Bickel
Libretto - Richard Wagner

Cast and Characters
Ian Storey | Tristan
Waltraud Meier | Isolde
Michelle de Young | Brangane
Gerd Grochowski | Kurnwenal
Matti Salminen | König Marke
Will Hartmann | Melot

Ticket Price: 7.00 Ls, 9.00 Ls



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