Listen Now: Vladimir Jurowski discusses Die Meistersinger

Written By The Wagnerian on Friday, 24 June 2011 | 5:38:00 pm

In preparation for live internet broadcast in association with the Guardian nodoubt

Stephen Moss discusses Glyndebourne's production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg with its conductor, Vladimir Jurowski. From its historical context and its notorious association with Hitler and the Nazi ideology, to how their current production sets out to liberate the opera's humane intentions and more emotional themes.

You can watch the production live on Sunday at guardian.co.uk/liveoperafromglyndebourne, or, if you miss it then, it will be available for the following week.

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Alternatively go to the Guardian and listen there by clicking here

Source: Guardian Newspaper