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.

YearCast
(Lohengrin, Elsa,
Ortrud, Telramund,
König Heinrich, Heerrufer)
Conductor,
Opera House and Orchestra
Label [1]
1935 Lauritz Melchior,
Lotte Lehmann,
Marjorie Lawrence,
Friedrich Schorr,
Emanuel List,
Julius Huehn
Artur Bodanzky,
New York Metropolitan Opera orchestra and chorus
(Live recording)
Audio CD: Immortal Performances
Cat: IPCD 1032-3
1940 Lauritz Melchior,
Elisabeth Rethberg,
Kerstin Thorborg,
Julius Huehn,
Emanuel List,
Leonard Warren
Erich Leinsdorf,
New York Metropolitan Opera orchestra and chorus
(Live recording)
Audio CD: Immortal Performances
Cat: IPCD 1018
1941 Franz Völker,
Maria Müller,
Margarete Klose,
Jaro Prohaska,
Ludwig Hofmann,
Walter Großmann
Robert Heger,
Staatskapelle Berlin
Chor der Staatsoper Berlin
Audio CD: Preiser
Cat: 90043
1943 Lauritz Melchior,
Astrid Varnay,
Kerstin Thorborg,
Sándor Svéd,
Norman Cordon,
Mack Harrell
Erich Leinsdorf,
New York Metropolitan Opera orchestra and chorus
(Live recording)
Audio CD: Naxos
Cat: 8.110235
1953 Wolfgang Windgassen,
Eleanor Steber,
Astrid Varnay,
Hermann Uhde,
Josef Greindl,
Hans Braun
Joseph Keilberth,
Bayreuth Festival orchestra and chorus
(Live recording at Bayreuth Festival)
Audio CD: Naxos
Cat: 8.110308
1953 Rudolf Schock,
Maud Cunitz,
Margarete Klose,
Josef Metternich,
Gottlob Frick,
Horst Günter
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 Bayreuth Festival)
Audio CD: Opera d'Oro
Cat: OPD 1149
1958 Sandor Konya,
Leonie Rysanek,
Astrid Varnay,
Ernest Blanc,
Kieth Engen,
Eberhard Waechter
Andre Cluytens,
Bayreuth Festival orchestra and chorus
(Live recording at Bayreuth Festival)
Audio CD: Walhall Eternity Series
Cat: WLCD 0250
1959Sandor Konya,
Elisabeth Grümmer,
Rita Gorr,
Ernest Blanc,
Franz Crass,
Eberhard Waechter
Lovro von Matačić,
Bayreuth Festival orchestra and chorus
(Live recording at Bayreuth Festival)
Audio CD: Orfeo
Cat: C691 063 D
1959 Sandor Konya,
Marcella Pobbe,
Laura Didier,
Aldo Protti,
Paolo Dari,
Enrico Campi
Ferdinand Leitner,
Orch Sinfonica e Coro de Milano della RAI
(Live recording on 8 September)
Audio CD: Myto
Cat: 00224
(Sung in Italian)
1962 Jess Thomas,
Anja Silja,
Astrid Varnay,
Ramon Vinay,
Franz Crass,
Tom Krause
Wolfgang Sawallisch,
Bayreuth Festival orchestra and chorus
(Live recording at 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
1965 Jess Thomas,
Claire Watson,
Christa Ludwig,
Walter Berry,
Martti Talvela,
Eberhard Waechter
Karl Böhm,
Vienna State Opera orchestra and chorus
(Live recording)
Audio CD: Orfeo
Cat: 862133
1966 Nicolai Gedda,
Aase Nordmo Løvberg,
Barbro Ericson,
Rolf Jupither,
Bengt Rundgren,
Ingvar Wixell
Silvio Varviso,
Kungel Hovkapellet, Stockholm
(Live recording on 29 January)
Audio CD: Ponto Recordings
Cat: 1011
1966 Sándor Kónya,
Lucine Amara,
Rita Gorr,
William Dooley,
Jerome Hines,
Calvin Marsh
Erich Leinsdorf,
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boston Chorus Pro Musica
Audio CD: RCA Red Seal
Cat: 50164
1967 James King,
Heather Harper,
Grace Hoffman,
Donald McIntyre,
Karl Ridderbusch,
Thomas Tipton
Rudolf Kempe,
Bayreuth Festival orchestra and chorus
(Live recording at Bayreuth Festival)
Audio CD: Orfeo
Cat: 850113
1971 James King,
Gundula Janowitz,
Gwyneth Jones,
Thomas Stewart,
Karl Ridderbusch,
Gerd Nienstedt
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,
Karl Ridderbusch,
Robert Kerns
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,
Leif Roar,
Siegfried Vogel,
Bernd Weikl
Woldemar Nelsson,
Bayreuth Festival orchestra and chorus
(Live recording at 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,
Bayreuth Festival orchestra and chorus
(Staged and directed by Werner Herzog)
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon
ASIN: B000YD7S2Q
1994 Ben Heppner,
Sharon Sweet,
Eva Marton,
Sergei Leiferkus,
Jan-Hendrik Rootering,
Bryn Terfel
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,
Roman Trekel
Daniel Barenboim,
Berlin Staatskapelle orchestra and chorus
Audio CD: Teldec
Cat: 21484-2
2008 Johan Botha,
Adrianne Pieczonka,
Petra Lang,
Falk Struckmann,
Kwangchul Youn,
Eike Wilm Schulte
Semyon Bychkov,
WDR Symphony orchestra and chorus
Audio CD: Profil
Cat: 09004
2008 Klaus Florian Vogt,
Anna Schwanewilms,
Marianne Cornetti,
Eike Wilm Schulte,
Ronnie Johansen,
Geert Smits
Jaap van Zweden,
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Netherlands Radio Choir
(Live recording at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam)
CD: Quattro Live
2011 Klaus Florian Vogt,
Annette Dasch,
Petra Lang,
Jukka Rasilainen,
Georg Zeppenfeld,
Samuel Youn
Andris Nelsons,
Bayreuth Festival orchestra and chorus
(Staged and directed by Hans Neuenfels)
DVD: Opus Arte
Cat: OABD7103D
2017 Klaus Florian Vogt,
Camilla Nylund,
Katarina Dalayman,
Evgeny Nikitin,
Falk Struckmann,
Samuel Youn
Mark Elder,
Concertgebouw Orchestra
Netherlands Radio Choir
Choir Dutch National Opera
(Live recording at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam)
CD/SACD: RCO Live
Cat: RCO17002

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