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Wagner: Parsifal (Nagano) (UK)

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Nikolaus Lehnhoff`s visionary staging of Wagner`s opera for ENO
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Running Time: 317 mins
Retail Price: £34.99
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Ever since the world premiere of Parsifal at Bayreuth on 26th July 1882, the meaning of Richard Wagner's last opera has been widely discussed. Nikolaus Lehnhoff's visionary staging of this emotionally charged opera reveals a masterpiece of existential drama about human existence. Christopher Ventris and Waltraud Meier lead an inspired cast in a high definition recording in true surround sound. A landmark new production from Festspielhaus Baden-Baden in co-production with ENO London, San Francisco Opera and Lyric Opera Chicago, filmed in August 2004.

Christopher Ventris, Waltraud Meier, Matti Salminen, Tom Fox, Thomas Hampson
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Festspielchor Baden-Baden / Kent Nagano
Stage Director Nikolaus Lehnhoff
TV Director Thomas Grimm
Sets Raimund Bauer, Costumes Andrea Schmidt-Futterer, Lighting Duane Schuler, Choreography Denni Sayers

Special Features:
`Parsifal`s Progress` 60 minute documentary. Audio synopsis. Cast gallery

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Video Tracks:
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1

Subtitle Tracks:

Opus Arte Media Productions

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