Wagner's Mastersinger, Hitler's Siegfried - The Life and Times of Max Lorenz.
Catalogue Number: 03K102
Label: Medici Arts
Description: A film by Eric Schulz and Claus Wischmann profiles the leading Wagner tenor of his age, thus exploring the Third Reich's heroic ideal and the way Wagner's characters were portrayed onstage at the time (also how a man as gay as Lorenz could survive and even flourish when homosexuals were being sent to Dachau). Taking part in the documentary are Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Waldemar Kmentt, René Kollo and Hilde Zadek. The 74-minute CD contains Lorenz in Act I complete and excerpts from Act II of Siegfried live in Buenos Aires on Oct. 4, 1938 with Erich Kleiber conducting. 54 min. (DVD), 16:9 wide-screen format. PCM Stereo. Region Code 0. NTSC. CD and DVD