English National Opera, London Coliseum
The Mastersingers of Nuremburg – Nightwatchman
Feb 7, 14, 18, 21, 25,
March 3, 7, 10 2015
“A peerless take on Wagner’s great comedy” – Daily Telegraph
Conductor Edward Gardner
Director Richard Jones
Night Watchman Nicholas Crawley
From the opening bars of the ever-popular overture, Wagner’s The Mastersingers of Nuremberg is conceived on a truly epic scale, full of glorious melodies, stirring choruses and thrilling orchestration.
ENO’s major new production of Wagner’s comedy sees Richard Jones’s acclaimed staging re-imagined for the scale of the London Coliseum. Jones provides a characteristically witty and clear retelling of Wagner’s drama about the 16th-century guild of amateur poets and musicians (the Mastersingers), in which the tension between creativity and conformity is played out in a society obsessed with rules and regulations.
For more information or to book tickest please visit ENO’s website.