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Konwitschny, Peter 1945-

Overview
Works: 111 works in 185 publications in 5 languages and 940 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  History  Biography  Operas  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Performer, Author, Creator, Other, Film editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: M1500.W13, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Peter Konwitschny
 
Most widely held works by Peter Konwitschny
Tristan and Isolde in 3 acts ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in German and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The towering Wagner opera becomes an optimistic work about two people who succeed in finding love."--Container
Der Freischütz by Carl Maria von Weber( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in German and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the novel by Johann August Apel, the story tells of Max the Huntsman's struggle against his rival Kaspar to win Agathe in marriage. His desperation which leads him to trade with the Devil in order to regain his lost marksman's skills, finds resolution when fate intervenes to prevent the fatal "free-bullet" from striking Agathe
Der Ring des Nibelungen ein Bühnenfestspiel für drei Tage und einen Vorabend by Richard Wagner( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the fourth and final part of the epic saga Der Ring Des Nibelungen (The Ring), the treachery and betrayal which leads to Siegfried's death also heralds the downfall of the gods and the return of the gold to the Rhine
Symphonie nr. 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lohengrin romantic opera in three acts by Richard Wagner( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elsa of Brabant is accused of murder by Frederick of Telramund. Lohengrin saves her and asks her to marry him. Meanwhile, Frederick and his wife, Ortrud, plot against their union
Tristan et Isolde drame lyrique en 3 actes by Richard Wagner( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The towering Wagner opera becomes am optimistic work about two people who succeed in finding love."--Conteneur
Don Carlos opéra in fünf Akten by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musiktheater heute: Peter Konwitschny : Regisseur ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tristan and Isolde in 3 acts by Richard Wagner( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Ring des Nibelungen ein Bühnenfestspiel für drei Tage und einen Vorabend ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cycle of four operas based on Germanic and Scandinavian mythology
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This performance of Wagner's opera Gotterdamerung recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House features vocalists such as Wendy Bryn Harmer, Deborah Voigt, Jay Hunter Morris, and Hans-Peter Konig in the leading roles
Auf der Suche nach einem ganz anderen : von der Bewahrung des Sinns, nicht des Buchstabens ; Operntexte by Peter Konwitschny( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Carlos Opéra in fünf Akten ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in French and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fathers and sons, love tainted by politics and evils of organised religion all come under the dramatic microscope of this Opera
Der Freischütz romantic opera in three acts by Carl Maria von Weber( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in German and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fowler, who could never hit a single bird, sells his soul to the Devil in order to become a Freischütz. The Devil was to return in seven years, but must always be able to name the animal at which the fowler was shooting. Failure to do so would nullify the agreement. After that day, the fowler never missed a target. When the seven years had almost passed the fowler and his wife devise a way to cheat the Devil. She stripped herself, covered herself with molasses, and then covered herself with feathers. She then hopped about in a field where her husband was talking to the Devil. The Devil told him to fire at the bird, but the fowler first asked him to name the creature. The Devil could not and vanished with a whiff of brimstone
La traviata ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first ever production of La Traviata by Konwitschny of Graz Opera featuring Petersen's debut in the title role of Violetta is a highly-focused, intelligent reading of the music that was widely acclaimed by audiences. With a reduced stage set and daring cuts in the score, the production concentrates on the tragic story of the courtesan Violetta. Bonus material includes an introduction by Ioan Holender, interview with Konwitschny and Petersen, as well as backstage and rehearsal footage
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi( Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Carlos: Grand opéra en cinq actes. Livret: Joseph Méry et Camille du Locle
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of the Swan Knight, who comes to rescue the falsely accused Elsa, stays to marry her, and then must leave her when she disobeys his warning not to question his name or lineage
Götterdämmerung by Richard Wagner( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Soloists: Wiener Philharmoniker Georg Solti, con
 
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Languages
German (56)
French (9)
English (3)
Japanese (2)
Italian (1)