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2003, Munich, Tannhäuser

Tannhäuser

und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg

Composer : Richard Wagner
Librettist : Richard Wagner
Venue and Dates : Bayerische Staatsoper
24, 26 July 2003
Conductor : Jun Märkl
Director : David Alden
Staging : Roni Toren
Costumes : Buki Shiff
Choreography : Vivienne Newport
Lighting : Pat Collins
Performers :

Landgraf Hermann : Kurt Moll
Tannhäuser : Robert Gambill
Wolfram von Eschenbach : Simon Keenlyside
Walther von der Vogelweide : Ulrich Reß
Biterolf : Ralf Lukas
Heinrich der Schreiber : Manolito Mario Franz
Reinmar von Zweter : Gerhard Auer
Elisabeth : Emily Magee
Venus : Waltraud Meier
Soloists from the Tölzer Knabenchor – A young shepherd and Four Pages
Orchestra and Chorus of the Bavarian State Opera.
Choirmaster Udo Mehrpohl

Notes :

Soundbites

A review for Andante.com of the 2003 production

http://www.andante.com/article/article.cfm?id=21850

“The estimable Simon Keenlyside was luxury casting as our hero’s buddy, the poet Wolfram von Eschenbach”

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