Wagner: Parsifal (Bayreuth 2023)

Wagner: Parsifal (Bayreuth 2023)

Scheib, Heras-Casado

Production Date: 25/07/2023
255 Min
Available in Dolby AtmosAvailable in 4K

Any new production of Parsifal at the Bayreuth Festival – in the theatre for which Wagner conceived his "Bühnenweihfestspiel" – is a major operatic event. But US director Jay Scheib's new staging for the 2023 Festival, which will employ Augmented Reality, is likely to break new boundaries in terms of technological innovation – even for a theatre whose history is bound up with revolutionary theatrical ideas. Pablo Heras-Casado, making his Bayreuth debut, conducts a superb cast, with tenor Andreas Schager and mezzo Elīna Garanča – also making a highly anticipated Bayreuth debut as Kundry – leading the line-up alongside Georg Zeppenfeld's seasoned Gurnemanz.

Elīna Garanča (Mezzo-Soprano), Tobias Kehrer (Bass), Andreas Schager (Tenor), Jordan Shanahan (Baritone), Derek Welton (Bass-Baritone), Georg Zeppenfeld (Bass)
Bayreuth Festival Chorus, Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
Pablo Heras-Casado

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