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Important years in Richard Wagner's life

1813 born in Leipzig
1834 Die Feen completed
1843 Holländer premiere
1845 Tannhäuser premiere
1850 Lohengrin premiere
1852 text of Rheingold and Walküre
1854 Das Rheingold completed
1856 Die Walküre completed
1859 Tristan completed
1865 Tristan premiere in Munich
1868 Meistersinger premiere
1869 Das Rheingold premiere
1870 Die Walküre premiere
1871 Siegfried completed
1874 Götterdämmerung completed
1876 First Festival in Bayreuth
1882 Parsifal premiere
1883 Wagner dies in Venice

 

Peter Hofmann (1944-2010)

Peter Hofmann at Bayreuth

Peter Hofmann as Siegmund1976

Die Walküre (Siegmund)
Parsifal  (Parsifal)

1978

Die Walküre (Siegmund)
Parsifal (Parsifal)

1979

Lohengrin (Lohengrin)
Die Walküre (Siegmund)

1980

Walküre ChereauLohengrin (Lohengrin)
Die Walküre (Siegmund)

1981

Lohengrin (Lohengrin)

1982

Lohengrin (Lohengrin)
Parsifal (Parsifal)

1983

Parsifal (Parsifal)

1984

Parsifal (Parsifal)

1985

Parsifal (Parsifal)

1986

Tristan und Isolde (Tristan)

1987

Tristan und Isolde (Tristan)

1988

Die Walküre (Siegmund)
Parsifal (Parsifal)
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Walther von Stolzing)

1989

Die Walküre (Siegmund)

 

Peter Hofmann: Geschichten aus einem bewegten Sängerleben consists of 25 stories from Peter Hofmann's life.

Peter Hofmann Photos

Peter Hofmann as Siegmund in Die Walküre (Patrice Chéreau).

Kurt Arentz

Lohengrin at Bayreuth

Lohengrin

Tristan at Bayreuth

 

The permanent exhibition in the local library in Kemnath, designed by Peter Hofmann's brother Fritz Hofmann. During the Bayreuth Festival people can drive the 30 km to Kemnath and visit this "Room of Memory" for Peter Hofmann.

 

With thanks to Fritz Hofmann for help and photos!

Tristan und Isolde on DVD

Chéreau/Barenboim, La Scala 2007

tristan cover chereau

Waltraud Meier, Ian Storey, Matti Salminen, Gerd Grochowski, Michelle De Young
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Müller / Barenboim, Bayreuth 1995

Siegfried Jerusalem, Waltraud Meier, Matthias Hölle, Falk Struckmann, Uta Priew, Poul Elming, Peter Maus, Sándor Sólyom-Nagy
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Marthaler/Schneider,
Bayreuth 2009

Robert Dean Smith, Robert Holl, Iréne Theorin, Jukka Rasilainen, Michelle Breedt
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Ponnelle/Barenboim, Bayreuth 1983

René Kollo, Johanna Meier, Matti Salminen, Hanna Schwarz
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Konwitschny /  Mehta, München 1999

konwitschny tristan

Waltraud Meier, Jon Fredric West, Kurt Moll, Bernd Weikl, Claes H. Ahnsjö, Marjana Lipovsek, Peter Konwitschny.
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Kirchner / Billy, Barcelona 2005

cover tristan barcelona

Deborah Polaski, John Treleaven, Eric Halfvarson, Falk Struckmann, Lioba Braun, Wolfgang Rauch
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Lehnhoff / Jiri Belohlavek 2007

Nina Stemme, Robert Gambill, René Pape, Bo Skovhus
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Friedrich / Kout, Deutsche Oper 1993

tristan friedrich cover

René Kollo, Gwyneth Jones, Robert Lloyd
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Johannes Felsenstein / Golo Berg

tristan cover

Richard Decker, Iordanka Derilova
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Böhm, Vickers, Nilsson (1973)

Nikolaus Lehnhoff (1973), Karl Böhm, Jon Vickers, Birgit Nilsson, Walter Berry, Bengt Rundgren, Ruth Hesse
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Gustav Kuhn / Tiroler Festspiele Erl, 2006

tristan cover

Tristan und Isolde (DVD):
Tiroler Festspiele Erl 2006, Gustav Kuhn, Alan Woodrow, Michela Sburlati, Duccio dal Monte
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