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.