Lohengrin discography

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This is a partial discography of Lohengrin, an opera by Richard Wagner. The first production was in Weimar, Germany on 28 August 1850 at the Staatskapelle Weimar, conducted by Franz Liszt.

Year Cast
(Lohengrin,
Elsa,
Ortrud,
Telramund,
König Heinrich,
Heerrufer)
Conductor,
Opera House and Orchestra
Label[1]
1953 Wolfgang Windgassen,
Eleanor Steber,
Astrid Varnay,
Hermann Uhde,
Josef Greindl,
Hans Braun
Joseph Keilberth,
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus
(Live recording at the Bayreuth Festival)
Audio CD: Naxos,
Cat: 8.110308
1953 Rudolf Schock,
Maud Cunitz,
Margarete Klose,
Josef Metternich,
Gottlob Frick
Wilhelm Schüchter,
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Cologne West German Radio Chorus, North German Radio Chorus Hamburg
Audio CD: EMI Classics,
Cat: 65517
1954 Wolfgang Windgassen,
Birgit Nilsson,
Astrid Varnay,
Hermann Uhde,
Theo Adam,
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Joseph Keilberth,
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus
(Live recording at the Bayreuth Festival)
Audio CD: Opera d'Oro,
Cat: OPD 1149
1958 Sandor Konya,
Leonie Rysanek,
Astrid Varnay,
Ernest Blanc
Andre Cluytens,
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Walhall Eternity Series,
Cat: WLCD 0250
1959 Sandor Konya,
Marcella Pobbe,
Laura Didier,
Aldo Protti
Ferdinand Leitner,
Orch Sinfonica e Coro de Milano della RAI
(Recording of a performance recorded on 8 September)
Audio CD: Myto,
Cat: 00224 Sung in Italian
1962 Jess Thomas,
Anja Silja,
Astrid Varnay,
Ramon Vinay
Wolfgang Sawallisch,
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus
(Recorded at the Bayreuth Festival)
Audio CD: Decca,
Cat: 470592
1963 Jess Thomas,
Elisabeth Grümmer,
Christa Ludwig,
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau,
Gottlob Frick,
Otto Wiener
Rudolf Kempe,
Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Audio CD: EMI Classics,
Cat: 67411
1966 Nicolai Gedda,
Aase Nordmo-Lovberg,
Barbro Ericson,
Ingvar Wixell
Silvio Varviso,
Kungel Hovkapellet, Stockholm
(Recording of a performance in Stockholm on 29 January)
Audio CD: Ponto Recordings,
Cat: 1011
1966 Sándor Kónya,
Lucine Amara,
Rita Gorr,
William Dooley
Erich Leinsdorf,
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Chorus Pro Musica
Audio CD: RCA Red Seal,
Cat: 50164
1971 James King,
Gundula Janowitz,
Gwyneth Jones,
Thomas Stewart
Rafael Kubelík,
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Deutsche Grammophon,
Cat: 449591
1976-81 René Kollo,
Anna Tomowa-Sintow,
Dunja Vejzovic,
Siegmund Nimsgern
Herbert von Karajan,
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus
Audio CD: EMI Classics,
Cat: CMS 5-66519-2
1982 Peter Hofmann,
Karan Armstrong,
Elizabeth Connell,
Bernd Weikl
Woldemar Nelsson,
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus
(Recorded at performances at the Bayreuth Festival)
Audio CD: CBS,
Cat: 38594
1985-86 Plácido Domingo,
Jessye Norman,
Eva Randová,
Siegmund Nimsgern,
Hans Sotin,
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Georg Solti,
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus
Audio CD: Decca,
Cat: 470795
1991 Siegfried Jerusalem,
Cheryl Studer,
Waltraud Meier,
Hartmut Welker,
Kurt Moll,
Andreas Schmidt
Claudio Abbado,
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus
Audio CD: Deutsche Grammophon,
Cat: 437808
1991 Paul Frey,
Cheryl Studer,
Gabriele Schnaut,
Ekkehard Wlaschiha,
Manfred Schenk,
Eike Wilm Schulte
Peter Schneider,
Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival,
Staged and directed by Werner Herzog
2-DVD set: Deutsche Grammophon,
ASIN: B000YD7S2Q
1994 Ben Heppner,
Sharon Sweet,
Eva Marton,
Sergei Leiferkus
Colin Davis,
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Audio CD: RCA Red Seal,
Cat: 62646
1998 Peter Seiffert,
Emily Magee,
Deborah Polaski,
Falk Struckmann,
René Pape
Daniel Barenboim,
Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Teldec,
Cat: 21484-2
2011 Klaus Florian Vogt,
Annette Dasch,
Petra Lang,
Jukka Rasilainen
Andris Nelsons,
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Chorus,
Staged and directed by Hans Neuenfels
2-DVD set: Opus Arte,
ASIN: B007ZB7UT6

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