Wagner: Lohengrin

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COMPOSERS: Wagner
LABELS: DG
ALBUM TITLE: Lohengrin
WORKS: Lohengrin
PERFORMER: Macurdy, Hofmann, Marton, Roar, Rysanek, Raffell; Metropolitan Opera Chrus & Orch/James Levin; dir. August Everding
CATALOGUE NO: 073 4176
PRESENTATION: ****

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Hofmann and Roar

square up again at the

Met, but in poorer

form, with Marton a

stolid Elsa, Rysanek’s

Ortrud fiery but

vocally worn, and a cast bogged

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down in a stale old staging.