DVD

Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen
Valencia Community Orchestra/Zubin Mehta
'This is the most exciting staging of Wagner's Ring cycle I have seen'

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'This is the most exciting staging of Wagner's Ring cycle I have seen' Michael Scott Rohan

Wagner
Der Ring des Nibelungen
Valencia Community Orchestra/Zubin Mehta; dir. Carlus Padrissa (Valencia 2007)

Das Rheingold (Opera 1)
Juha Uusitalo, Ilya Bannik. Germán Villar, John Daszak, Franz-Joseph Kapellmann, Gerhard Siegel, Matti Salminen, Stephen Milling, Anna Larsson, Sabina von Walther, Christa Mayer, Silvia Vázquez, Ann-Katrin Naidu, Hannah Esther Minutillo

C Major Entertainment DVD: 700508 (NTSC system; DD 5.1; 
16:9 picture format) 194 mins (167 mins plus bonus 27 mins) (2 discs) Blu-ray: 700604 (Blu-ray; dts-HD MA 7.1; 16:9 picture format) 194 mins (as above)

Die Walküre (Opera 2)
Peter Seiffert, Matti Salminen, Juha Uusitalo, Petra Maria Schnitzer, Jennifer Wilson, Anna Larsson, Bernadette Flaitz, Helen Huse Ralston, Pilar Vázquez, Christa Mayer, Eugenia Bethencourt, Heike Grötzinger, Manuela Bress, Hannah Esther Minutillo

C Major Entertainment DVD: 700708 (NTSC system; DD 5.1; 16:9 picture format) 272 mins (245 mins plus bonus 27 mins) (2 discs) Blu-ray: 700804 (Blu-ray; dts-HD MA 7.1; 16:9 picture format) 272 mins (as above)

 

For a full review of this disc, take a look at the March issue of BBC Music Magazine