|Quite a party. Photo: http://horizonteentdecken.de|
Reviews from Munich, and tweets by critics who were there, suggest that we who are due to see this later in the year (I'm heading for the last night of the BSO Festival on 31 July) are in for a musical treat, and that the modern-dress production works really well, give or take a predictable boo or two.
There's a video showing extracts at the Bayerische Staatsoper's magazine site:
And let's have a quick fix of the preview:
Closer to home, Glyndebourne's revival of the David McVicar production is about to open, on Saturday, starring Gerald Finley as Hans Sachs. Details and booking here.