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Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Blu-ray (Glyndebourne)

Audiences from around the world have always found Die Meistersinger to be a life-enhancing celebration of wisdom, art and song. So it proves in David McVicar's production – the first at Glyndebourne – which is updated to the early 19th century of Wagner's childhood. At the centre of a true ensemble cast is Gerald Finley, a 'gleamingly sung', 'eminently believable' Sachs (The Independent on Sunday), supported by the dynamic conducting of Vladimir Jurowski which, like McVicar's production, uses Glyndebourne's special intimacy to bring sharp focus to bear on the subtlety of Wagner's musical and dramatic counterpoint.

'McVicar has put on a great show with style, intelligence and insight.' (The Daily Telegraph)

Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Composer:
Richard Wagner
Hans Sachs: Gerald Finley
Walther von Stolzing: Marco Jentzsch
Sixtus Beckmesser: Johannes Martin Kränzle
Eva: Anna Gabler
Veit Pogner: Alastair Miles
David: Topi Lehtipuu

The Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Director: David McVicar
Designer: Vicki Mortimer
Lighting: Paule Constable 

Plus:Cast Gallery / Die Meistersinger von Glyndebourne / Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg – an opera with baggage.

Picture: 16:9
Sound: PCM 2.0 / 5.1 DTS-HD MA
Region code: All regions
Running time: 280+20 mins
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE