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Strauss' Merry Pranks

WAGNER
Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Brünnhilde’s Immolation, from Götterdämmerung

STRAUSS
Fantasy on Die Frau ohne Schatten
Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks

We’re thrilled to welcome Asher Fisch, Seattle Opera’s superb principal guest conductor, back to Orchestra Hall. Fisch is a renowned Wagner interpreter who will bring us touchstone selections from the opera icon as well as musical gems by Richard Strauss, including his beloved Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks. The Orchestra will be joined onstage by the wondrous young American soprano Amber Wagner for performances of Prelude and “Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde, and Brunnhilde’s Immolation from the opera Götterdämmerung.

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Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org
Classical

Strauss' Merry Pranks

Tickets

164698425740

1463068800

164730566540

Thu May 12 2016 11am

Other Performances

Fri May 13 2016 8pm

Asher Fisch, conductor | Photo © Chris Gonz

Asher Fisch, conductor | Photo © Chris Gonz

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WAGNER
Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Brünnhilde’s Immolation, from Götterdämmerung

STRAUSS
Fantasy on Die Frau ohne Schatten
Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks

We’re thrilled to welcome Asher Fisch, Seattle Opera’s superb principal guest conductor, back to Orchestra Hall. Fisch is a renowned Wagner interpreter who will bring us touchstone selections from the opera icon as well as musical gems by Richard Strauss, including his beloved Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks. The Orchestra will be joined onstage by the wondrous young American soprano Amber Wagner for performances of Prelude and “Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde, and Brunnhilde’s Immolation from the opera Götterdämmerung.

Read program notes

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