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Nov. 29 2014

12/13/14 – Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg – NOON!

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Metropolitan Opera

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner
Libretto by Richard Wagner

Sung in German
meistersinger_met1415Approximate running time 5 hrs. 50 min.
James Levine returns to Wagner with a signature run of this epic comedy, back at the Met for the first time in eight years. James Morris and Michael Volle share the central role of Hans Sachs. Johan Botha reprises his indomitable Walther, and the elegant Annette Dasch is Eva.

Cast/Crew

Conductor: James Levine
Eva: Annette Dasch
Magdalene: Karen Cargill
Walther von Stolzing: Johan Botha
David: Paul Appleby
Hans Sachs: Michael Volle
Beckmesser: Johannes Martin Kränzle
Kothner: Martin Gantner
Pogner: Hans-Peter König
10. Nightwatchman: Matthew Rose

Production: Otto Schenk
Set Designer: Günther Schneider-Siemssen
Costume Designer: Rolf Langenfass
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler
Choreographer: Carmen de Lavallade

Photo credits: Beatriz Schiller/Metropolitan Opera

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