The town goldsmith announces that the winner of the Midsummer’s Day song contest will win his daughter, but must also be, or become, a Mastersinger. The cobbler helps Walther compose a mastersong with which to defeat his rival and win Eva.
Glyndebourne’s special intimacy brings sharp focus on the subtlety of Wagner’s music and dramatic counter-point. Plus, this opera has its own Fight Director!
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