CDs / DVDs, 06. January 2006 Juni 2006

The conductor Hartmut Haenchen has referred to the new edition of the Complete Wagner Edition for the production, often creating greater clarity of textures and bringing out the classical lines that form the composer's complex harmonic language. The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra is the real star of the show, conjuring up the River Rhine, magic fire and the Hall of the Gibichungs far better than the monstrous set ever could.