Video: Hans Knappertsbusch Conducting at Bayreuth 1959

Written By The Wagnerian on Monday, 31 October 2011 | 4:36:00 am

In the pit plus, I think, the Flower Maidens backstage. Short, but interesting. However, because it is so short, have four minutes of Knap rehearsing Meistersingers at Bayreuth in 1960



Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Bayreuth 1960

E. Grümmer, soprano, Eva
E. Schärtel, mezzo, Magdalena
J. Greindl, baritono-bajo, Sachs
W. Windgassen, tenor, Walther
K. Schmitt-Walter, bajo, Beckmesser
T. Adam, bajo, Pogner
G. Stolze, tenor, David

Coro y Orquesta del Festival de Bayreuth, 1960
Dirección: H. Knappertsbusch
Dirección del Coro: Wilhem Pitz
Dirección de Escena: Wieland Wagner


Ok, and as an "Easter egg" have  Bayreuth rehearsals for Rheingold 1965 - with Bohm


DAS RHEINGOLD (1965)
23. Theo Adam, William Olvis, Ursula Boese, Wieland Wagner (dir)
24. Karl Böhm
25. Wolfgang Windgassen, Alfred Walter (p)
26. Wolfgang Windgassen, Erwin Wohlfahrt, Theo Adam, Gustav Neidlinger,
Wieland Wagner (dir)