Kirsten Flagstad Sings Wagner

September 22, 2018, 4:30 pm

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Long acknowledged as one the greatest Wagnerian voices of the twentieth century, the Norwegian soprano will be heard in Die Walküre and Götterdämmerung.

Music

“Du bist der Lenz” from Die Walküre by Richard Wagner
Kirsten Flagstad, soprano; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Hans Knappertsbusch, conductor
(Vienna 1956. LONDON 440 495‐2)

“Schmerzen” from Wesendonck-Lieder by Richard Wagner
Kirsten Flagstad, soprano; Gerald Moore, piano
(London 1948. EMI CDH 7 63030 2)

“Immolation Scene” from Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner
Kirsten Flagstad, soprano; Philharmonia Orchestra; Wilhelm Furtwangler, conductor
(London 1948. EMI CDH 7 63030 2)