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The story of the poet-cobbler Sachs and Eva who is pledged to marry the winner of the prize-song contest. Sung in German with English surtitles.Performers John Tomlinson (Hans Sachs), Bernd Weikl (22 May), Thomas Allen (Beckmesser), Soile Isokoski (Eva), Robert D Smith (Walther von Stolzing), Kurt Rydell (Pogner), Gwynne Howell (25 May), Gert Henning-Jensen (David), Nadja Michael (Magdalene), Detlef Roth (Kothner), Alasdair Elliott (Vogelgesang), Quentin Hayes (Nachtigall), Robin Leggate (Zorn), Peter Wedd (Eisslinger, Timothy Robinson (Moser), Jeremy White (Ortel), Graeme Broadbent (Nightwatchman), Andrew Greenan, John Tranter.
Author Wagner. Company Royal Opera. Conductor Bernard Haitink. Director Graham Vick. Design Richard Hudson. Lighting Wolfgang Gobbel. Choreographer Ron Howell.
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