The Orchestre National de France performs Wagner with Anne Petersen

Conducted by Emmanuel Krivine, the Orchestre National de France performs the Overture & Bacchanale from "Tannhäuser", the Siegfried-Idyll, Prélude und Liebestod from "Tristan und Isolde", and the Wesendonck-Lieder by Wagner, with Anne Petersen. Concert performed live on 23 May at Radio France.

Maison de la Radio, Paris

\1 scattered orchestral passages throughout his operas that have since often been performed seperately in concert. Here, Emmanuel Krivine focuses upon those that celebrate the feeling of love, sensuality, and birth. At the heart of this programme, the Wesendonck-Lieder, an expression of an artist's impossible passion for an inaccessible woman.

Richard Wagner
Tannhäuser: Ouverture & Bacchanale
Tristan und Isolde: Prelude und Liebestod
Ann Petersen soprano
Orchestre National de France
Emmanuel Krivine conductor