Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Oper in drei Aufzügen | Text vom Komponisten | In deutscher Sprache mit deutschen und englischen Übertiteln
Introduction 45 minutes before the performance in the concert foyer
Opera in three acts | Text by the composer | In German with German and English supertitles
Richard Wagner's opera "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg" (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg) deals with the position of art and artists in society like no other of his works. Unlike the poetry of the Nuremberg masters with its traditional set of rules, art only unfolds through change and transformation, so the thesis. Or, as Wagner himself puts it, "Children, create something new!"