Verdi & Wagner (Odeonsplatz)

Verdi & Wagner - The Odeonsplatz Concert. Conducted 2013 by Yannick Nézet-Séguin with the Symphonieorchester und Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Chorus Master Peter Dijkstra) at the Odeonsplatz in Munich. Soloists are Roland Villazón (tenor) and Thomas Hampson (baritone). This concert consists of popular orchestra pieces and arias, mostly from Verdi and Wagner. Directed for video by Michael Bayer. Released 2014, disc has 5.0 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: Help!

Features the following selections:

  • Verdi Les Vêpres siciliennes Overture
  • Verdi Don Carlos Autodafé
  • Verdi Don Carlos "Dio, che nell'alma infondere"
  • Verdi L'esule (arr. by Luciano Berio)
  • Verdi Il trovatore Anvil Chorus
  • Verdi Il corsaro "Cento leggiadre Vergini"
  • Verdi Oberto "Ciel, che feci!"
  • Verdi Nabucco "Va', pensiero
  • Massenet Herodiade "Vision fugitive"
  • Massenet Le Cid "Ô souverain, ô juge, ô père"
  • Ravel La Valse
  • Wagner Lohengrin Prelude to Acts I and III
  • Wagner Tannhäuser "O du mein holder Abendstern"
  • Wagner Tannhäuser Entry of the Guests on the Wartburg

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