Glyndebourne: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Release date: Jul. 12, 2016
Countries available: UK
Grippingly original, Wagner puts singing and songwriting centre stage in Glyndebourne’s biggest production ever.
Hans Sachs is the most celebrated of the Mastersingers, a group of poets and musicians who have created complex rules for composing and performing their songs. Their world is turned upside down by free-thinking Walther who enters their singing competition to win his beloved Eva. But can this inspired rule-breaker win the hand of the woman he loves?
With the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Glyndebourne Chorus.
Sung in German with English subtitles.
Recorded live at Glyndebourne Festival 2011
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