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Der fliegende Holländer: Overture (The Flying Dutchman Overture)
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Overture (Prelude to Act 1)
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 3
Parsifal: Good Friday Music (So ward es uns verhiessen, Karfreitagszauber, Karfreitagsmusik)
Parsifal: Prelude to Act 1
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod
Anja Kampe (Soprano)
Highly acclaimed for concert performances of these works, prior to making this recording. This disc includes the essential orchestral works from Wagner operas.
Soprano Anja Kampe, who specialises in Wagner roles, has come to international prominence in recent years with leading roles planned in all the major opera houses for the coming years. An artist with a proven pedigree and an immense career ahead.
Sir Mark Elder, recognised as one of the leading opera house conductors, brings great experience of the theatre to the Hallé’s concerts and recordings.
‘It is clear that [the Hallé is] capable of delivering one of the finest concert performances we are likely to hear in this country.’
Independent on Sunday, February 2007, reviewing a Hallé concert of orchestral works from Wagner operas, as performed on this disc