The high-point of the 2017 Bayreuth Festival, Barrie Kosky's astonishingly entertaining and convincing new Meistersinger is a triumph: a production of enormous insight and great quality... that plumbs the depths of both the opera and its composer.
- Die Meistersinger Von Nürnberg: Bayreuther Festspiele (Philippe Jordan) review by KW
Production wise another failure! Has Meistersinger fallen foul to Opera producers having a massive ego trip and seeming to want to mess up what for me is one of the most perfect operas in the cannon! I am glad I did not have to pay the inflated prices of the Festspiele House for this.