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Wagner's Liebesverbot

Edward Downes conducts Wagner's early comic opera Liebesverbot, based on Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, in a performance recorded in Manchester in 1976.

Das Liebesverbot
or "The Ban on Love"

Wagner's early comic opera, based on Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. Sir Edward Downes conducts a top-flight cast in a performance recorded in Manchester in 1976.

Friedrich ..... Raimund Herincx (baritone)
Luzio ..... Alexander Young (tenor)
Claudio ..... Ian Caley (tenor)
Antonio ..... Neil Jenkins (tenor)
Angelo ..... William Elvin (baritone)
Isabella ..... April Cantelo (soprano)
Mariana ..... Ilse Wolf (soprano)
Brighella .... Lawrence Richard (baritone)
Danieli ..... Leslie Fyson (bass)
Dorella ..... Elizabeth Gale (soprano)
Pontio Pilato ..... David Lennox (tenor)

BBC Northern Singers
BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Edward Downes.

3 hours, 30 minutes