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Wagner: Tristan und Isolde Blu-ray (Bayreuth Festival)

Filmed at the spiritual home of Wagner's work, Christoph Martaler's landmark production which opened the 2009 Bayreuth Festival brings together the rich talent of American tenor Robert Dean Smith with that of Swedish soprano Iréne Theorin. The renowned Wagner conductor Peter Schneider conducts the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and Chorus in a performance tipped to remain a collectors' benchmark for years to come.

Composer: Richard Wagner
Tristan: Robert Dean Smith
Marke: Robert Holl
Isolde: Iréne Theorin
Kurwenal: Jukka Rasilainen
Melot: Ralf Lukas
Brangäne: Michelle Breedt
Junger Seemann: Clemens Bieber
Ein Hirt: Arnold Bezuyen
Ein Steuermann: Martin Snell

Bayreuther Festspiele Chorus
Bayreuther Festspiele Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Schneider
Choral Conducting: Eberhard Friedrich
Stage Director: Christoph Marthaler
Revival Director:Anna-Sophie Mahler
Costume and Stage Designs: Anna Viebrock 

Plus: Illustrated synopsis / Cast Gallery / ‘Kinder, macht was Neues!’: The making of Tristan und Isolde / Conductor camera: option to view the conductor as you watch the opera

Picture: 16:9
Sound: LPCM 2.0 stereo / DTS 5.0 MA
Format: 1080i
Region code: All regions
Running time: 292 mins
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/SP
Year: 2009