Wagner - Lohengrin

CD - A treat of glorious music on highest level. The eminent Wagnerian Mark Elder leading the Concertgebouw Orchestra and a cast of internationally acclaimed soloists the production of Lohengrin in December 2015 was a complete triumph.
RCO Live: Concertgebouw Orchestra performs Wagner's Lohengrin conducted by Sir Mark Elder - cover 17002 - image: Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest
RCO Live: Concertgebouw Orchestra performs Wagner's Lohengrin conducted by Sir Mark Elder - cover 17002 - image: Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest

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Performers

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Sir Mark Elder, conductor

Klaus Florian Vogt, tenor (Lohengrin)
Camilla Nylund, soprano (Elsa)
Falk Struckmann, bass (Heinrich der Vogler)
Evgeny Nikitin, baritone (Friedrich von Telramund)
Katarina Dalayman, soprano (Ortrud)
Samuel Youn, baritone (Heerrufer)

Netherlands Radio Choir
Chorus of Dutch National Opera

Wagner's Lohengrin by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder, with soprano Katarina Dalayman as Ortrud and baritone Evgeny Nikitin as Friedrich von Telramund. (photo: Mladen Pikulic)
Wagner's Lohengrin by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder, with soprano Katarina Dalayman as Ortrud and baritone Evgeny Nikitin as Friedrich von Telramund. (photo: Mladen Pikulic)

From the press

"… Vogt's interpretation was truly superior. Elder […] knew how to draw magic from the orchestra."
- Peter van der Lint, Trouw

"A treat of glorious music on highest level. … phenomenal achievements of all … Highlight of the season"
- Erik Voermans, Het Parool

Playlist

Richard Wagner: Lohengrin

 

SACD 1

 

75:32

01. Prelude  
02. - 12. Act 1  
13. - 15. Act 2 (beginning)  

 

SACD 2

 

72:37

01. - 13. Act 2 (conclusion)  

 

SACD 3

 

62:36

01. -11. Act 3  

Recorded live at Concertgebouw Amsterdam on 18 and 20 December 2015