Matthias Köhler

Creating excitement is the aim of this effective music with its trombone attacks, bell tolls and horrors, with sentimental cantilenas, sweet love duets and the famous overture: there was never the least doubt that Sebastian Weigle with the Frankfurt ensemble would success in bringing these off. With Rienzi, Oehms- Classics now presents the last of the three operas attributed to the youthful years of Richard Wagner.
Richard Wagner: Rienzi OC 941