13 Aug 2017

WAGNER: The Mastersingers of Nuremburg

From Opera On Sunday, 6:00 pm on 13 August 2017

WAGNER: Die Meistersinger

Walther falls in love with Eva. When he discovers that she will marry the man who wins the Mastersingers’ song competition, he determines to be that man. But his Trial Song to enter the guild is rejected, and Walther leaves full of contempt for the Mastersingers’ backward ways.

Hans Sachs.................. Bryn Terfel

Bryn Terfel as Hans Sachs

Bryn Terfel as Hans Sachs Photo: Clive Barda BBC, supplied

Eva............................... Rachel Willis-Sørensen

Walther........................ Gwyn Hughes Jones

Beckmesser................. Johannes Martin Kränzle

David........................... Allan Clayton

Pogner......................... Stephen Milling

Magdalene................... Hanna Hipp

Chorus and Orchestra of Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Antonio Pappano (BBC)

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