Wagner: "Siegfried", Act 3 - Thielemann (Bayreuth 2007)


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Richard Wagner: "Siegfried", Act 3 Vorspiel ( 00:00 ) Scene 1 ( 02:12 ) Scene 2 ( 20:07 ) Scene 3 ( 35:11 ) Applause ( 1:22:11 ) Siegfried: Stephen Gould Mime: Gerhard Siegel Der Wanderer: Albert Dohmen Alberich: Andrew Shore Fafner: Hans-Peter König Erda: Mihoko Fujimura Brünnhilde: Linda Watson Stimme des Waldvogels: Robin Johannsen Chor der Bayreuther Festspiele Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele Christian Thielemann, conductor July 30, 2007 Bayreuther Festspielhaus



David Grandis
I have never ever heard such outstanding, phenomenal sound. I am in complete awe at Thielemann's magic and at the perfection of Bayreuth's orchestra. Amazing !
Marcel Klein
Orchestra and Conduction just perfect
Clive .L
Orchestra and conductor excellent,but apart from the Wanderer the rest of the soloists are abysmal !
hermanzoon
My favorite single act of the entire cycle, and I am really liking Dohmen!
mizzothify mizzothifi
I think it is shame that Thielemann who arguably creates the best Wagner/Strauß-orchestral sound to be heard of since Karl Böhm and Carlos Kleiber does not care about a better cast. The cast in this is just miserable.
Thomas Dahlen
Terrible singers in Siegfried.Orchestra and conductorn superb.
Loge84
Wer murmelt da im Hintergrund bei Brühnhildes Erweckung? Etwa die Stimmer von der Souffleurin?
ShorkGamer 0
Herrlich! Wagner = Sinnlichkeit auf das Äußerste!
Opera Lover
1:21:44. Was meine armen Ohren hier gerade ertragen mussten ist einfach furchtbar! Und dann muss sie die Note auch noch aushalten?! Die Frau Watson sollte doch eigentlich hören, dass sie fast einen halben Ton zu tief ist! Grässlich! Also mich erinnert dieses Final Duett eher an zwei über 90 Jährige die sich anschreien, weil sie nichts mehr hören, als an die brennende Liebe zweier jungen Leute! Was für eine Schande für Bayreuth!
Anders Andersen
Linda and Stephen sound like two 80-year-olds screaming at each other.
pepe crespo
In my opinion from an orchestral point of view,  Adam Fischer's version is one of the best: every musical section in the score is clearly distinguible, there is not such a compact mass of sound in the forte parts, but a more "mozartian", classical cristal clear wonderful sound, like an array of perfectly ordering layers where one can listen to the overlapped leitmotivs. Siegfried Act III prelude
George Va
Also, at about 1:15:33 to 1:15:37, I think that Wagner quotes from Die Meistersinger. True or false?!
waltervonstolzing13
Furchtbar schlechte Sänger Besetzung. Und CT ist jetzt Musikdirektor in Bayreuth..? Ich verstehe die Welt nicht. Hier zeigt er, dass er KEINE AHNUNG von Stimmen hat
fern627
I think Thielemann's sound from orchestra and general pacing is grand here--superlative--wunderbar; and unlike some others think he well deserved the post of musical director at Bayreuth. His type of sound is a rarity nowadays.
Alexsandro Alves: Política e Liberdade
I'd be ashamed to do a Siegfried like this, it's best not to. Looks like he's dead.
Luca Furlotti
Sehr gut aber, wie immer, Thielemann ist zu teutonisch und zu rhetorisch. Petrenko in Bayreuth was viel, viel besser.
5705Seahorse
Boulez has more bite especially the sforzandi, and John Tomlinson is a better Wanderer.
nikodemus7777
Also ich finde die Erda gut. Der "Wanderer" aber macht einen mäßigen Eindruck...
Eva Keller
quels sont les chanteurs en 2007 à Bayreuth?
Mgls
OMG that final high note...
misterdonmelvin
Dohmen sure puts his heart and soul into it.
Rafael Molina García
32:00
Rafael Molina García
18:00
George Va
I am just wondering... that this act contains many, many elements from previous operas, as well as some other elements that will be more important in the final opera. Isn't that true?
A Jalapeño
Isn't Bayreuth supposed to be ideal for a singer and yet all of Siegfried's "low" notes can't be heard.  This Brunnhilde has a giant wobble and does not like high notes; there is absolutely no steel nor sunlight in her voice; she should be singing Erda instead.