26 March 2008

Werner Herzog's Lohengrin in Bayreuth on DVD

I must confess: This is a very beautiful Lohengrin. The sets by Henning von Gierke were obviously made to please the eye. So if beautiful sets are what you are looking for in Lohengrin, this is the DVD you should buy. The beauty on stage is matched by an equally beautiful filming. Especially the video editing with wonderful dissolves between clips enhances the aesthetics on the stage.

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