Waltraud Meier
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1956-01-09
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Waltraud Meier

Waltraud Meier Biography (Wikipedia)

Waltraud Meier (born 9 January 1956 in Würzburg) is a Grammy Award–winning German dramatic soprano and mezzo-soprano singer. She is particularly known for her Wagnerian roles as Kundry, Isolde, Ortrud, Venus, Fricka, and Sieglinde, but has also had success in the French and Italian repertoire appearing as Eboli, Amneris, Carmen, and Santuzza. She resides in Munich.

Meier has performed in the world's famed opera houses (including La Scala, Covent Garden, Metropolitan Opera, the Vienna State Opera, the Bavarian State Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Colón Theater). She performed Wagner at the Mecca of Wagner performance, the Bayreuth Festspielhaus. She has performed under the batons of conductors including Riccardo Muti, Daniel Barenboim, Claudio Abbado, James Levine, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, and Giuseppe Sinopoli. She has been named a "Kammersängerin" by both the Bavarian State Opera in Munich and the Vienna State Opera, and "Commandeur" of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government.[citation needed]

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Richard Wagner
Träume (Wesendonck-Lieder)
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Träume (Wesendonck-Lieder)
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Samson et Dalila: 'Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix' (Act II Scene 3)
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Samson et Dalila: 'Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix' (Act II Scene 3)
Richard Wagner
Tristan und Isolde Act IV; Mild und leise wie er lachelt (Liebestod)
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Tristan und Isolde Act IV; Mild und leise wie er lachelt (Liebestod)
Gustav Mahler
Kindertotenlieder
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Kindertotenlieder

Kindertotenlieder

Orchestra
Bavarian Radio SO
Richard Wagner
Mein lieber Schwan (Lohengrin)
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Mein lieber Schwan (Lohengrin)
Richard Wagner
Komm, komm, holder Knabe! (Parsifal, Act II)
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Komm, komm, holder Knabe! (Parsifal, Act II)
Richard Wagner
Wesendonck-Lieder, arr. Mottl for voice & orchestra [orig. with piano]
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Wesendonck-Lieder, arr. Mottl for voice & orchestra [orig. with piano]
Richard Wagner
Mild und leise wie er lächelt [Liebestod]
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Mild und leise wie er lächelt [Liebestod]
Richard Wagner
Tristan und Isolde (Act 2)
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Tristan und Isolde (Act 2)
Richard Wagner
Gotterdammerung [Part 4 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']
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Gotterdammerung [Part 4 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2013: Prom 20: Wagner – Götterdämmerung
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Royal Albert Hall
2013-07-28T02:39:34
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28
Jul
2013
Proms 2013: Prom 20: Wagner – Götterdämmerung

Proms 2013: Prom 20: Wagner – Götterdämmerung

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2012: Prom 18: Beethoven Cycle – Symphony No. 9, 'Choral'
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Royal Albert Hall
2012-07-27T02:39:34
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27
Jul
2012
Proms 2012: Prom 18: Beethoven Cycle – Symphony No. 9, 'Choral'

Proms 2012: Prom 18: Beethoven Cycle – Symphony No. 9, 'Choral'

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2009: Prom 50
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Royal Albert Hall
2009-08-22T02:39:34
22
Aug
2009

Proms 2009: Prom 50

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2005: Prom 04
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Royal Albert Hall
2005-07-18T02:39:34
18
Jul
2005

Proms 2005: Prom 04

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1997: Prom 14
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Royal Albert Hall
1997-07-30T02:39:34
30
Jul
1997

Proms 1997: Prom 14

Royal Albert Hall

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