Listen to: ROH - Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg 1/1/12 (14:45 UK Time)

Written By The Wagnerian on Saturday, 31 December 2011 | 5:24:00 pm

Should also be available for 7 days afterwards on demand on BBC Iplayer (Click here after the broadcast)

To listen online in HD click here

And on the plus side, at least you wont be able to see all of those codpieces

Wagner's Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg
Presented by Martin Handley

Hans Sachs...Wolfgang Koch (Baritone)
Walter von Stolzing...Simon O'Neill (Tenor)
Eva...Emma Bell (Soprano)
Sixtus Beckmesser...Peter Coleman-Wright (Baritone)
Veit Pogner...John Tomlinson (Bass)
David...Toby Spence (Tenor)
Magdalene...Heather Shipp (Mezzo soprano)
Kunz Vogelgesang...Colin Judson (Tenor)
Konrad Nachtigall...Nicholas Folwell (Baritone)
Fritz Kothner...Donald Maxwell (Baritone)
Hermann Ortel...Jihoon Kim (Baritone)
Balthazar Zorn...Martyn Hill (Tenor)
Augustin Moser...Pablo Bemsch (Tenor)
Eisslinger...Andrew Rees (Baritone)
Hans Foltz...Jeremy White (Bass)
Hans Schwarz..Richard Wiegold (Bass)
Nightwatchman...Robert Lloyd (Bass)
Conductor...Antonio Pappano
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.


Wolfgang Koch as Hans Sachs


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Emma Bell as Eva


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Simon O'Neill as Walther


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John Tomlinson as Pogner


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Peter Coleman-Wright as Beckmesser


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Toby Spence as David


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The Masters


(L-R) Richard Wiegold As Schwarz, Jeremy White As Foltz, Jihoon Kim As Ortel, Simon O’neill As Walther, Nicholas Folwell As Nachtigall, Wolfgang Koch As Hans Sachs, Peter Coleman-Wright As Beckmesser, Donald Maxwell As Kothner, John Tomlinson As Pogner, Colin Judson As Vogelgesang, Martyn Hill As Zorn, Pablo Bemsch As Moser And Andrew Ress As Eisslinger
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Wolfgang Koch as Hans Sachs


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