Five Wagner operas in six days … was quite a marathon, but well worth it, particularly for three of the productions.
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… what really made the evening was Stephen Gould’s Tannhäuser. He was forceful and articulate with a superb tone and strong stage presence. This is the sort of singer one wants as Tristan or Siegfried — Covent Garden please note.
I shall be in Berlin for a week of Wagner operas at the Deutsche Oper: Lohengrin, Rienzi, Der fliegende Holländer, Tannhäuser, and Meistersinger.
I felt sorry for Manuela Uhl as Salome, because she didn’t come over well until the final scene, and was given no dance.