'Soaring grandeur' in Wagner

Listen to a clip from Christian Thielemann's five-star rated Ring cycle recording here

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Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen
Albert Dohmen, Ralf Lukas, Clemens Bieber, Arnold Bezuyen, Andrew Shore, Endrik Wottrich, Kwangchul Youn, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Stephen Gould, Christa Mayer, Ralk Lukas, Hans-Peter König, Linda Watson; Bayreuth Festival Chorus & Orchestra/Christian Thielemann

Opus Arte OA CD 9000B D (14 discs)

‘For many, Christian Thielemann is the youthful heir to the grandiloquent old German tradition exemplified by Knappertsbuch and Klemperer, and he goes some way to justifying that here’ Michael Scott Rohan

A full review plus star ratings will be published in our February 2010 issue

Audio clip: Wagner: Siegfried. Act II – 'Zur Kunde taugt kein Toter'