Stuttgart 1999: Zagrosek, Behle/Gasteen/De Vol, Probst/Rootering/Schone, Gambill, Denoke, West, Bonnema.STUTTGART 1999
Zagrosek, Behle/Gasteen/De Vol, Probst/Rootering/Schone, Gambill, Denoke, West, Bonnema
EuroArts/TDK DVUS RINGBOX (boxed set, also available individually)
This Ring is reputedly re·put·ed
Generally supposed to be such. See Synonyms at supposed.
Adv. 1. the first to use a different creative team for each of the four operas. Since each work is approached as an entity unto itself, this Ring cannot legitimately be called a cycle. There are major casting changes from work to work (there are three Wotans, three Brunnhildes, three Alberichs and so on) and nothing links the four operas conceptually. One needs a rather perverse (or subversive) sense of humor Noun 1. sense of humor - the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous; "she didn't appreciate my humor"; "you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor"
sense of humour, humor, humour to stomach the Eurotrash excesses found here. Siegfried, for example, looks like an episode of Trailer Park Boys, with our hero--beer belly and all--looking slovenly slov·en·ly
1. Untidy, as in dress or appearance.
2. Marked by negligence; slipshod. See Synonyms at sloppy.
slov in jeans, dirty T-shirt and greasy hair. But if you do not object to Brunnhilde brushing her teeth in the middle of her love duet with Siegfried, or Mime masturbating after his apparently libidinous li·bid·i·nous
Having or exhibiting lustful desires; lascivious. session with the Wanderer, then this set is for you. Fortunately, Naxos is releasing this Ring on CD, as there are some fine performances sprinkled throughout, particularly the marvellous playing of the Staatsorchester Stuttgart under the baton of Lothar Zagrosek Lothar Zagrosek (born 13 November 1942 in Otting, Germany) is a German conductor. From 1962-1967, he studied conducting with Hans Swarowsky, István Kertész, Bruno Maderna and Herbert von Karajan. Between 1990 and 1992, he conducted regularly at the Leipzig Opera. .