Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg opera to a libretto by the composer. Directed 2011 by David Mouchtar-Samorai at the Staatstheater Nürnberg. Stars Albert Pesendorfer (Hars Sachs), Jochen Kupfer (Sixtus Beckmesser), Michael Putsch (Walter von Stolzing), Michaela Maria Mayer (Eva), Guido Jentjens (Veit Pogner), Tilman Lichdi (David), Christoph Wittman, Kurt Schober, Martin Berner, Martin Platz, Philip Carmichael, Martin Nyvall, Yong Jae Moon, Vladislav Solodyagin, Daeyoung Kim, and Leilo Pfister. Marcus Bosch conducts the Staatsphilharmonie Nürnberg and the Staatstheater Nürnberg Chorus (Chorus Master T. Vaask). Sets by H. Hauser; costumes by U. Eicker; choreography by J. Monten; dramaturgy by K. Weßler; lighting by K. Kornberger; directed for TV by M. Schuetrumpf. Released 2013, disc has 5.0 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA
According to the notes on the package, this is a "light Wagner" interpretation of Meistersinger, but run time is 4 1/2 hours.