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Jonas Kaufmann recounts Lohengrin

On the occasion of the opening of the opera season 2012-2013, la Scala gives a new production of Lohengrin, opera by Richard Wagner, in a staging by Claus Guth and relying on an impressive cast : René Pape in the role of Heinrich der Vogler, Anja Harteros to embody Elsa, Evelyn Herlitzius lending his face to the character of Ortrud, and Jonas Kaufmann in the title role. And in the context of a long exclusive interview, the tenor presents the work, the way he approaches his role...


Immersed in rehearsals of Lohengrin at la Scala

  The year 2013 is marked by a double anniversary, the bicentennial of the birth of Wagner and Verdi, la Scala pays tribute to those two composers : throughout the 2012-2013 season, the Milanese house will propose six productions of Wagner and seven of Verdi. And to open the opera season, as every year on December 7, artistic director Stephane Lissner signs a Lohengrin directed by Claus Guth and carried by a plate of vocal exception : Jonas Kaufmann in the title role,...