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Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder

Duration: 20:34

Swedish soprano Nina Stemme and pianist Matti Hirvonen perform Wagner's Wesendonck-Lieder live at the Wigmore Hall, London.

Inspired by the wife of one of Wagner's sponsors, Wesendonck-Lieder is said to employ musical material which was later to be fully realised in his opera Tristan und Isolde.

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch.

Credits

Composer
Richard Wagner
Performer
Nina Stemme

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Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert Wigmore Hall: Nina Stemme

Nina Stemme (soprano) and Matti Hirvonen (piano) in music by Schumann, Wagner and Weill.

First broadcast: 31 Mar 2014

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