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The best pictures of ‘Tristan and Isolde’

Posted in Best pictures, Heroes and Heroines, Legend, Music, Theatre on Monday, 1 August 2011

The best pictures of Richard Wagner’s revolutionary opera, Tristan and Isolde, depict scenes from each of the three acts. The first picture of Tristan and Isolde shows a scene from Act One in which the heroine hands the love-potion to Tristan on the stage of the Bayreuth Festspielhaus.

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Act One of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde at Bayreuth, by Andrew Howat

The second picture of Wagner’s opera Tristan and Isolde depicts the lovers Tristan and Isolde in the forest during Act Two.

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Act Two of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, by Ron Embleton

The third picture of Tristan and Isolde shows the final tableau of Act Three when Isolde sings the Liebestod over the dead Tristan.

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IThe final tableau in Act Three of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, by Fred Leeke

Many more pictures relating to Richard Wagner and his operas can be found at the Look and Learn picture library.

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