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Composer of the Week: Wagner


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The Paris Years (1839-1842)
Barry Millington traces the developing mastery of the young composer in an alien environment, leading to his first operatic success.
Descendons gaiement la courtille
Bamberg SO, conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher
L'attente; Tout n'est qu'images fugitives Nathalie Stutzmann
Gerhard Oppitz (piano) A Faust Overture
San Francisco SO, conductor Edo de Waart
Rienzi (Act 5)
Dresden State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor
Heinrich Hollreiser


Unknown: Barry Millington
Conductor: Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Contralto: Nathalie Stutzmann
Piano: Gerhard Oppitz
Conductor: Heinrich Hollreiser
Rienzi: Rene Kollo (tenor)
Irene: Siv Wennberg (soprano)
Adriano: Janis Martin (soprano)
Baroncelli: Peter Schreier (tenor)
Cecco: Gunther Leib (bass)

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Composer of the Week: Wagner

BBC Radio 3, 14 March 1995 9.00

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