James Levine Conducts Richard Wagner's 'Tannhäuser'
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Tune in at 1 pm Saturday to WQXR for the Metropolitan Opera's broadcast of Richard Wagner's 'Tannhäuser'. James Levine is conducting.
Wagnerian tenor, Johan Botha stars in the title role as Tannhäuser. Eva-Maria Westbroek, after her part as Sieglinde in the Ring a couple years ago, returns to Wagner as Elisabeth; Peter Mattei sings the part of Wolfram; Michelle DeYoung is Venus, the goddess of love; and Landgraf Hermann plays Günther Groissböck.
Conductor: James Levine
Eva-Maria Westbroek: Elisabeth
Venus: Michelle DeYoung
Tannhäuser: Johan Botha
Wolfram: Peter Mattei
Landgraf Hermann: Günther Groissböck