14 May 2017

Wagner's Tristan and Isolde

From Opera On Sunday, 6:00 pm on 14 May 2017
Stuart Skelton and Nina Stemme in the title roles of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde

Stuart Skelton and Nina Stemme in the title roles of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde Photo: Ken Howard/ Metropolitan Opera

Sunday 14 May at 6.00pm on RNZ Concert

WAGNER: Tristan and Isolde

Based on a medieval legend, this epic tragedy of love and death changed the course of music history

Tristan.......................... Stuart Skelton

Isolde........................... Nina Stemme

Young Sailor................ Tony Stevenson

Brangäne...................... Ekaterina Gubanova

Kurwenal..................... Evgeny Nikitin

Melot........................... Neal Cooper

King Marke ................. René Pape

Shepherd...................... Alex Richardson

Steersman.................... David Crawford

Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orch/Simon Rattle (EBU)

Trailer: Nina Stemme and Stuart Skelton star in Mariusz Trelinski's season-opening new production of Wagner's 'Tristan und Isolde' conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.

Synopsis of Wagner's Tristan & Isolde

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