Dream cast and Sir Antonio Pappano’s conducting are highlights of the Met’s Die Meistersinger revival

United StatesUnited States Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera / Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor), Metropolitan Opera, New York, 26.10.2021. (RP)

Michael Volle (Hans Sachs) & Lise Davidson (Eva) © Richard Termine/Met Opera

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Brooklyn Art Song Society opens season with Wolf’s Mörike-Lieder

Beginnings, Middles, and Ends © Joan Chiverton

United StatesUnited States ‘Beginnings, Middles, and Ends’ [1] – Mörike Liederbuch: Amy Owens (soprano), Sarah Nelson Craft (mezzo-soprano), Daniel McGrew (tenor), Tyler Duncan (baritone), Spencer Myer, Erika Switzer (piano). Brooklyn Art Song Society, First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, 1.10.2021. (RP)

(l-r) Tyler Duncan (baritone), Erika Switzer (piano), Sarah Nelson Craft (mezzo-soprano), Spencer Myer (piano), Amy Owens (soprano0) & Daniel McGrew (tenor)

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Fire Shut Up in My Bones is a triumph and a milestone for the Met

United StatesUnited States Terence Blanchard, Fire Shut Up in My Bones: Soloists, Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor). Metropolitan Opera, New York, 27.9.2021. (RP)

Chris Kenney (Chester), Will Liverman (Charles) and Walter Russell III (Char’es-Baby) © Ken Howard / Met Opera

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