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04.08.2020 16:00 (CEST)

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Tristan und Isolde (Christian Thielemann, Katharina Wagner)

Richard Wagner’s ultimate, immortal tale of love and longing staged by the composer’s great-granddaughter Katharina Wagner and conducted by Christian Thielemann with an elegance and precision that is probably unsurpassable today” (Der Spiegel). The sublime cast includes Evelyn Herlitzius as Isolde, Stephen Gould as Tristan and Georg Zeppenfeld as Marke.

Music Director: Christian Thielemann
Stage Director: Katharina Wagner
Set Designers: Frank Philipp Schlößmann, Matthias Lippert
Costume Designer: Thomas Kaiser
Dramaturg: Daniel Weber
Lighting Designer: Reinhard Traub
Video Designers: Marco Kies, Markus Spona
Video Director: Michael Beyer

Tristan: Stephen Gould
König Marke: Georg Zeppenfeld
Isolde: Evelyn Herlitzius
Kurwenal: Iain Paterson
Melot: Raimund Nolte
Brangäne: Christa Mayer
Ein Hirt/Ein junger Seemann: Tansel Akzeybek
Ein Steuermann: Kay Stiefermann


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.