Wagner: Favorite Overture, Solti (CD)

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Discs: 1
Record Label: London
Release Date: April 14, 1998

The luscious symphonic scoring of Richard Wagner is put on display as Sir Georg Solti leads the Vienna Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony Orchestra in some of his favorite overtures.

Contents:

Wagner Die Walküre, “The Ride of the Valkyries”
Vienna Philharmonic
October 1982, Sofiensaal, Vienna

Wagner Lohengrin, Prelude to Act I
Vienna Philharmonic
June 1986, Sofiensaal, Vienna

Wagner Rienzi, Overture
Vienna Philharmonic
October 1961, Sofiensaal, Vienna

Wagner Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman), Overture
Vienna Philharmonic
October 1961, Sofiensaal, Vienna

Wagner Tristan und Isolde, “Prelude”
Vienna Philharmonic
September 1960, Sofiensaal, Vienna

Wagner Tannhäuser, Overture
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
May 1977, Medinah Temple, Chicago

Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Prelude to Act I
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
May 1972, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, University of Illinois, Urbana