Roger Norrington, Wagner's Overtures

The Richard Wagner Challenge

Roger Norrington, who is known for his masterful interpretations on original instruments, accepts the challenge of Richard Wagner with a professional carefree nature.

He dusts off the late Romantic composer, removing all the kitsch and, together with the radio Symphony Orchestra of Stuttgart, he uses the overtures of Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Tristan und Isolde and Parsifal to demonstrate Wagner's playful elegance.

Radiosinfonieorchester Stuttgart
Sir Roger Norrington conductor

Movie director : Dieter Schickling
Playlist : Richard Wagner and Gustav Mahler

Duration : 58 min
Production date : 1999
Production : © SWR
Available version(s) : VO

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