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Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Bayreuth Festival)

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Bayreuth Festival)

Franz Hawlata (Hans Sachs); Artur Korn (Veit Pogner); Michael Volle (Sixtus Beckmesser); Klaus Florian Vogt (Walther Von Stolzing); Norbert Ernst (David); Michaela Kaune (Eva);

"'Meistersinger' that's on an entirely new Wagnerian scale...it is full of smart ideas and moments of effective theater." (The Washington Post)

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Glyndebourne)

Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Glyndebourne)

Gerald Finley (Hans Sachs); Marco Jentzsch (Walther von Stolzing); Johannes Martin Kränzle (Sixtus Beckmesser); Anna Gabler (Eva); Alastair Miles (Veit Pogner); Topi Lehtipuu (David);

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

Wagner: Die Walküre (Bayreuth Festival)

Wagner: Die Walküre (Bayreuth Festival)

Linda Watson (Brünnhilde); Albert Dohmen (Wotan); Edith Haller (Sieglinde); Johan Botha (Siegmund);

"Thielemann and the Bayreuth Orchestra create a ravishing wall of sound and not a moment is less that aurally stunning: one listens, agape." (International Record Review)

Wagner: Lohengrin (Baden-Baden Festspielhaus)

Wagner: Lohengrin (Baden-Baden Festspielhaus)

Klaus Florian Vogt (Lohengrin); Solveig Kringelborn (Elsa); Hans-Peter König (Vogler); Waltraud Meier (Ortrud); Tom Fox (Telramund); Roman Trekel (King's Herald);

"Whoever believes to already know all nuances ofLohengrin should go to Baden-Baden: soloists, chorus and orchestra are brilliant - and the production leaves barbed afterthoughts in your mind...There has not been aLohengrin like Klaus Florian Vogt, the young tenor fromHamburg, for many years...his voice is pure, clean,whiter than snow. Not of this world. Ideal for this role." (Frankfurter Algemeine)

Wagner: Lohengrin (Bayreuth Festival)

Wagner: Lohengrin (Bayreuth Festival)

Georg Zeppenfeld (König Heinrich); Klaus Florian Vogt (Lohengrin); Annette Dasch (Elsa ); Jukka Rasilainen (Telramund); Petra Lang (Ortrud); Samuel Youn (Der Heerrufer des Königs);

"KFV has been singing the role of Lohengrin for 10 years, but he never before sang it so painfully truthful, so beautiful and pleadingly, powerfully and inspired. Vogt is the miracle of this production." (www.stuttgarter-zeitung.de)

Wagner: Parsifal (Baden-Baden Festspielhaus)

Wagner: Parsifal (Baden-Baden Festspielhaus)

Christopher Ventris (Parsifal); Waltraud Meier (Kundry); Matti Salminen (Gurnemanz); Thomas Hampson (Amfortas); Tom Fox (Klingsor);

"It is by a long way the most thoughtful, positive and penetrating view of Parsifal that I have encountered." (The Times)