14 February 2009

Kasper Bech Holten recommends Wagner

Some time ago Wagneropera.net asked a selection of Wagnerians to recommend five Wagner CDs or DVDs.

This is Kasper Bech Holtens recommendations:

  1. Der Ring des Nibelungen (DVD)
    Patrice Chéreau / Pierre Boulez. Bayreuth Festival, 1980.
  2. Der Ring des Nibelungen (CD)
    Georg Solti.
  3. Tannhäuser (DVD)
    David Alden / Zubin Mehta.
  4. Lohengrin (CD)
    Rudolf Kempe (EMI). Jess Thomas, Elisabeth Grümmer, Gottlob Frick, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Christa Ludwig, Otto Wiener
  5. Der fliegende Holländer (DVD)
    Harry Kupfer / Woldemar Nelsson. Lisbeth Balslev, Simon Estes, Matti Salminen.
  6. Der Ring des Nibelungen (DVD)
    The Stuttgart Ring.

Kasper Bech Holten is Artistic Director of the Royal Danish Opera and director of The Copenhagen Ring.

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