Tributes & Obituaries - Wagner Society: Farewell to a LEGEND, Adieu LUMIÈRE...
In Memoriam: Hildegard Behrens


BOSTON WAGNER SOCIETY (February 27, 2011)

http://bostonwagnersociety.org/


Wagner Society of New Zealand (Vol. 9 No. 5 / April 2010)

http://www.wagnersociety.org.nz/newsletters/wsnz_apr10_newsletter.pdf


 

Wagner Society of New York


 

Wagner Society of New South Wales (Australia)


http://www.wagner-nsw.org.au/news/newsletters/2009/newsletter_sept09%20_116.pdf

 

 

 

 

HILDEGARD BEHRENS: she makes music worth seeing!

PROFILE     PORTRAITS     PERFORMANCES     DISCOGRAPHY     AWARDS     QUOTES
BRÜNNHILDE     ELEKTRA      SALOME      FIDELIO     ISOLDE     MARIE     SENTA
THE KOSTELNICKA      THE WOMAN 'R'       KUNDRY     DIE LUSTIGE WITWE

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HILDEGARD BEHRENS
supersoprano*

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we celebrate her life.

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PAUSE / STOP
Opening music



LISTEN / WATCH!
(Thanks to all who posted media
on YouTube and allowed
embedding of same.)

Excerpts from:

"Dich teure Halle"
-Tannhäuser

Immolation scene
-Götterdämmerung

Final scene
- Salome

"Allein, weh ganz allein" 
"Orest!"
- Elektra


"Mild und Leise"
-Tristan Und Isolde

"Jojohoe"
- Der fliegende Holländer

"Komm, Hoffnung"
-Fidelio

"Wiegenlied"
- Wozzeck

"Bien, mon fils!"
- Guercouer

Aria from Jenufa
- Behrens as the Kostelnicka


Aria from Cronaca del luogo
- Behrens as the Woman "R"


"Und ob die Wolke sie verhulle"
- Der Freischutz

"Es gibt ein Reich"
- Ariadne auf Naxos


"Song to the Moon"
-Rusalka
(sung in German)


"Da liegt nun der gute Topf..."
-as the Mother in Hansel und Gretel


"Ein Handwerk verstehst..."

-as the Dyer's Wife in
Die Frau ohne Schatten


"Seit ich ihn gesehen"
- from Schumann's
Frauenliebe und Leben


"Bist du bei mir"


"Träume"
( Monte Carlo 1978)
- from Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder


"Leb wohl"
- sung by James Morris



  VIDEOS

METROPOLITAN OPERA:
IMMOLATION SCENE-
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG

DIE WALKÜRE - Act3

BAVARIAN STATE OPERA:
DIE WALKÜRE - Act2
DIE WALKÜRE - Act3
FINAL DUET - SIEGFRIED
DUET -GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG


ELEKTRA
"ALLEIN, WEH GANZ ALLEIN"
MET

TRIER ANTIKENSPIELE
TEATRO COLON


"OREST!" - MET
"OREST!" - PARIS OPERA
FINAL SCENE - MET



"Liebestod"
- from 1981 recording with
Leonard Bernstein, cond.
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE



"Vissi d'arte"
TOSCA - MET


Elettra's aria
IDOMENEO - MET


Kusatsu Festival /
Japan 2007:

PIERROT LUNAIRE
MASTERCLASS

MITTERNACHTSTÜCK
BEETHOVEN FESTSIPELE- BONN
BERLIN


BEHRENS on the PASSING
of PAVAROTTI


BEHRENS on HER TOSCA
with PAVAROTTI


BEHRENS on the MET's
100th ANNIVERSARY (1983)



CURRENTLY STREAMING:
- FREE and under license from OPERA TODAY:
FIDELIO
with HILDEGARD BEHRENS,
KARL BÖHM conducting

(includes complete libretto)



A PARTIAL DISCOGRAPHY

The Very Best of
HILDEGARD BEHRENS


Götterdämmerung

Die Walküre

Salome

Elektra-Boston Symphony

ELEKTRA -Montpellier

FIDELIO (Böhm)

FIDELIO
(Solti)

WOZZECK

MORE - CDs/DVDs



INTRODUCTORY REMARKS
by HILDEGARD BEHRENS


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