08/15/2020 4:00 PM (CEST) Stream has expired Lohengrin (Christian Thielemann, Yuval Sharon) See Our Upcoming Concerts From the 2018 Bayreuth Festival, the acclaimed new production by American director Yuval Sharon. The New York Times praised “the outstanding Piotr Beczala” as Lohengrin, “Anja Harteros [making] her impressive Bayreuth debut” as Elsa, and Ortrud “played with dominant presence by the incomparable Waltraud Meier”. The distinguished artists Neo Rauch and Rosa Loy created “breathtaking visuals”, and the whole performance was guided with “enthralling musicality” by conductor Christian Thielemann. Music Director: Christian Thielemann Director: Yuval Sharon Stage Design & Costumes: Neo Rauch & Rosa Loy Lighting: Reinhard Traub Video Director: Michael Beyer Heinrich der Vogler: Georg Zeppenfeld Lohengrin: Piotr Beczala Elsa von Brabant: Anja Harteros Friedrich von Telramund: Tomasz Konieczny Ortrud: Waltraud Meier Der Heerrufer des Königs: Egils Silins Vier brabantische Edle: Michael Gniffke, Eric Laporte, Kay Stiefermann, Timo Riihonen Together with the festival management, the Friends of Bayreuth have set up an emergency fund for artists of the Bayreuth Festival. Artists and performers who are in need as a result of the Corona pandemic are to be supported by this fund. Income generated from the sale of these DG Stage-Bayreuth Festival tickets will also benefit this fund.