Wagner

Parsifal

Issue: 
June 2012

'Christian Elsner is a wonderfully sensitive, expressive Parsifal' Michael Tanner

Wagner

Parsifal

Evgeny Nikitin (bar), Dimitry Ivashchenko (bass0, Franz-Josef Selig (bass), Christian Elsner (ten), Eike Wilm Schulte (bar), Michelle DeYoung (mz), Clemens Bieber (ten), Tuomas Pursio (bass), Olivia Vermeulen (sop), Ulrike Schneider (mz), Michael Smallwood (ten), Timothy Fallon (ten), Julia Borchert (sop), Martina Rüping (sop), Lani Poulson (mz), Sophia Klußmann (sop); Berlin Radio Symphony Chorus/Simon Halsey; Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra/Marek Janowski

PentaTone Classics PTC 5186 401 (hybrid CD/SACD); 226:20mins (4 discs)

Audio clip: from 'He! Ho! Waldhüter Ihr'

For a full review, pick up a copy of the June issue of BBC Music Magazine