Wagner: Lohengrin

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4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0

COMPOSERS: Wagner
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Lohengrin
PERFORMER: Seiffert, Magee, Pape, Struckmann; Chor der Deutschen Staatsoper Berlin; Staatskapelle Berlin/Daniel Barenboim
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 67899-4

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Barenboim’s briskly dramatic conducting sounds earthbound compared to the magical Kempe or Kubelík, and less epic than Solti, but his cast is decent, and he includes the full Grail narration. Michael Scott Rohan