Hans Sachs, a cobbler and the city's foremost Mastersinger
, is a middle-aged widower, and as he has watched Eva Pogner, half his age, grow from a child to a beautiful young woman, he has thought that she might be meant for him, and she has thought that he might be her true love.
HIPPODROME WELSH National Opera score a huge triumph with this new production of Wagner's Mastersinger
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Whitton, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Mastersinger
(New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc.
The Prince of Wales is Patron of the company and had been looking forward very much to this ambitious new staging by Richard Jones, featuring a world-class cast headed by Wales' own mastersinger
- none other than Bryn Terfel.
The nuanced inflection Heppner brings to the text and the range of emotions he conjures are the work of a mastersinger
There is excellent footage of the orchestra playing under Erich Kleiber, Celibidache and Furtwangler, including a complete Mastersinger
Overture from 1942.
Flying Dutchman, Mastersinger
and Parsifal are represented by orchestral Preludes (and the Good Friday Music) and Tristan's Prelude is followed by the Liebestod sung by Anja Kampe, completing a satisfying disc.
In the first rehearsal everyone recognised Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique and Wagner's Mastersinger
3 Lessons and Carols at New Hope Presbyterian Church with Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers
I suppose there'd only be one Wagner role if ever, for me, and that would be Eva in Mastersingers