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A feast fit for the Mastersingers: Wales objects | reviews, news & interviews

A feast fit for the Mastersingers: Wales objects

A feast fit for the Mastersingers: Wales objects

Mean-minded Beckmesser (Christopher Purves) assails Bryn Terfel's noble Sachs in the WNO productionJohan Persson
Bit of a tizzy in Cardiff after Welsh National Opera decided to push the boat out for its biggest show in years. Richard Jones's new production of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg starring Bryn Terfel in his toughest challenge to date wowed most of us, and we hardly felt over-schmoozed in being well fed and watered in two separate functions during the long interval of this five-hour event.
Bit of a tizzy in Cardiff after Welsh National Opera decided to push the boat out for its biggest show in years. Richard Jones's new production of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg starring Bryn Terfel in his toughest challenge to date wowed most of us, and we hardly felt over-schmoozed in being well fed and watered in two separate functions during the long interval of this five-hour event.

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