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Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, 7 June 2016

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Richard Wagner

Librettist: Richard Wagner

Conductor: Michael Guttler

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Walther von Stolzing: Michael Schade

Eva: Amanda Majeski

Magdalene: Hanna Hipp

David: David Portillo

Veit Pogner: Alastair Miles

Sixtus Beckmesser: Jochen Kupfer

Hans Sachs: Gerald Finley

Kunz Vogelsang: Colin Judson

Konrad Nachtigall: Andrew Slater

Fritz Kothner: Darren Jeffery

Hermann Ortel: Nicholas Folwell

Balthasar Zorn: Alasdair Elliott

Augustin Moser: Daniel Norman

Ulrich Eisslinger: Adrian Thompson

Hans Foltz: Henry Waddington

Hans Schwartz: Sion Goronwy

Nightwatchman: Patrick Guetti

Production Team

Original Director: David McVicar

Assistant Director: Ian Rutherford

Designer: Vicki Mortimer

Choreographer: Andrew George

Lighting Designer: Paule Constable

Fight Director: Nicholas Hall

Chorus Master: Jeremy Bines