Elsa is gorgeously arrayed ; hardly less so is Ortrude, who follows. Just as Elsa is about to enter the church, Ortrude suddenly bars the way, and asserts her claim to precedence. Naturally enough, the Lohengrin motiv accompanies him. Lohengrin tries to check her. Lohengrin, Act I Scene 3: Nie sollst du mich befragen (Lohengrin) by Sándor Kónya. The organ peals from the church, the people sing praises to the bridal pair and enter the portals, and Elsa, frightened by Ortrude’s menacing glance, presses closer to her Knight for protection. There is no response. King Henry asks the reason of the trouble, and Elsa begs Lohengrin to protect her from Ortrude. Text is taken from Act I, Scene 3 of Richard Wagner’s opera “Lohengrin”, first performed at Weimar in 1850. Bayreuther Festspiele "Nie sollst Du mich befragen" Mit der Premiere einer Neuinszenierung von Richard Wagners "Lohengrin" haben die Bayreuther Festspiele auf dem Grünen Hügel begonnen. © Per-Erik Skramstad - Wagneropera.net. Listen to Wagner: Lohengrin by Hugh Thompson on Deezer. There is one favour he craves, one condition he makes ; she must never ask, nor seek to know, his name. Lohengrin drives the latter away. Photo: Karl Forster / Staatsoper Berlin, Stefan Herheim rehearsing. Aber einen Satz des Ritters Lohengrin aus der Oper von Richard Wagner sollten Sie kennen: „Nie sollst Du mich befragen!“ Seine Auserwählte Elsa hielt sich nicht daran – und schnell war Lohengrin … The Wedding-March opens the prelude to Act HI, and, as the curtain rises upon the bridal chamber, the bridal procession, singing an epithalamium, Treulich gefuhrt, escorts Elsa and Lohengrin. Photo: Karl Forster / Staatsoper Berlin, What kind of person is Lohengrin in your production? A martial procession hails the entrance of King Henry, who thanks the Brabançon nobles for their expressions of loyalty. Telramund, stealthily creeping to Elsa, suggests that she will accept his aid if she wishes to keep her Knight forever. Owing to King Henry’s nobility and purity, Germany shall not be invaded by barbarians. She had seen him in a dream before he came to her ; he was led by Love to her side. The curtain falls. Elsa is disturbed ; but she will not doubt her lover. We have heard The Doubt constantly throughout this scene. The King orders Elsa to be brought before him. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Wagner: Lohengrin - Otto Klemperer on AllMusic. The people de-part with a song that dies away in the distance. Lohengrin passionately speaks Elsa’s name. Elsa desires a double defloration – enough of the botanical talks and on to a new dimension! He wears his silver armour. Lohengrin turns to Elsa. String puppets used in Stefan Herheim's production of Lohengrin. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Wagner: Lohengrin - Otto Klemperer on AllMusic ... "Nie sollst du mich befragen" Richard Wagner. We very rarely watch excerpts from DVD productions – and if, then usually once our concept is already formed. Wagneropera.net asked him about the concept and the actuality of Lohengrin today. The Dark Plots murmur from the orchestra. Euch, Volk und Edlen, mach' ich kund. How much sense do we allow ourselves to be deduced from sensuality? Elsa! And finally: Will we see a Ring production from the Herheim team during the 200 years’ anniversary in 2013? She must know his name. Do you watch – or study – other productions when you prepare for a new production? Lohengrin---Paul Kötter Elza---Margarethe Teschemacher König Heinrich---Herbert Alsen Telramund---Emil Schipper. ‘With greater distress, the Knight announces that his wife, under the evil influence of his enemies, has broken her vow. May Heaven give him wisdom to deal with this case ! It distressed him to learn, on his arrival, of the civil dissensions in this province, and he asks Telramund to explain why Brabant is without a prince and what is the trouble. With music streaming on Deezer you can discover more than 56 million tracks, create your own playlists, … How do you handle the problematic of redemption or religious transfiguration in Lohengrin? Ortrude wonders why Telramund did not use such magnificent scorn as this upon the knight; he might have been vanquished !
Peter Konwitschny's production of Lohengrin takes place in a classroom. B1 Treulich Geführt. Lohengrin addresses the Swan in words that are not understood by the people; he wishes he could see it freed from the spell that holds it ! Telramund joins them, and craftily details his new scheme for a combat. ACT II. I thought it was extraordinary and wonderful." Stefan Herheim rehearsing Lohengrin at Staatsoper Berlin. His words increase Elsa’s curiosity. by Rudolf Schock. Nie sollst du mich befragen. "Hell,König Heinrich-Nie sollst du mich befragen" 1.Aufzug "Was er verbirgt,wohl brächt'es ihm Gefahren" 1.Aufzug "Du Armste Kannst wohl nie ermessen" 2.Aufzug. To the breath-less audience he describes the beauties and wonders of Montsalvat, where knights of pure and gentle nature guard the Holy Grail (The Grail), the mystic virtues of which are renewed yearly by a dove from the celestial regions. Noch bestimmter. Once more he asks Elsa if she trusts in him, and if she desires to question him. This melancholy and impressive motiv he announces himself on the words, “Nie sollst du mich befragen.” He repeats this … Richard Wagner - Lohengrin 1. Lohengrin is not an opera of ideas, in which the heathen world competes with a Christian one, but an opera of beliefs.